FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 Iowa’s Area Agencies on Aging are at the front line of meeting the needs of older Iowans, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Older adults are at the highest risk for serious COVID-19 illness due to age-related changes in immune systems and, for some, … Continue reading LifeLong Links: Getting Information and Services to Older Iowans, Adults with Disabilities, and Family Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic
November is National Caregiver Month. It also happens to be the month where we all give thanks. So, for this Thanksgiving, we want to say: Thank you, dear Caregiver! We know there are an estimated 43.5 million of you providing care for your loved one(s) in the U.S. (1). Nearly 14% of you are caring for … Continue reading Thank You, Dear Caregiver
Today marks the twenty-eighth anniversary of the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law. I have had the privilege to walk at the side of individuals who advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities, to serve on councils and committees promoting independence, and to offer my personal and professional support those pursuing … Continue reading Did You Know About These Everyday Life Hacks from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?