There are over 66,000 Iowans over the age of 65 living with Alzheimer's disease, according to the Iowa Health and Human Services (IHHS) Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Program (ADRD) website. The ADRD program had been a 3-year initiative through IHHS's Division of Public Health, which was funded by the CDC through the BOLD Act, … Continue reading I4A Identifies Dementia Services Specialist Program as Top Policy Initiative
I4A Announces Linda Hildreth as Executive Director
The Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging (i4a) announced that Linda Hildreth will assume the contracted i4a executive director position on January 1, 2023. "I am excited to join i4a in its mission to advocate and support older Iowans, individuals with disabilities, their family caregivers and partners, and the aging network," said Hildreth. "During … Continue reading I4A Announces Linda Hildreth as Executive Director
Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging Releases COVID-19 Report and Policy Agenda
Iowa's elected officials must move to strengthen elder justice to protect vulnerable older Iowans, especially during a public health crisis.