Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2018 Area Plan set for Dec. 15th

The Heritage Area Agency on Aging announces via public notice on this website of an Area Plan Public Hearing scheduled for December 15, 2016. 

For those that wish to provide written comments, a form is available under public notices as well.

Please see public notices for more information or contact Kellie Elliott-Kapparos at 319-398-5559, ext. 5142 for additional information.

Rescheduled Bidders Conference Announced for Feb. 6th

The Bidders Conference has been rescheduled for Friday, February 6, 2015 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. It will be held at The Heritage Agency, East Building, Conference Room, Kirkwood Community College Main Campus, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404.  This training opportunity to complete the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 RFP application for Heritage funding was rescheduled from the originally announced date of February 2, 2015 due to severe weather.  Please call the Heritage office at (319) 398-5559 or email for more information.

Bidders Conference for Feb. 2nd Postponed

Due to severe weather and the closure of Kirkwood Community College and all locations on Monday, February 2, 2015, the Bidders Conference for organizations and services providers interested in Heritage funding for the Fiscal Years of 2016-2017 and as previously announced via public notice and on the website, will be cancelled.  A make up date will be announced as soon as possible via the website.  For more information, please contact The Heritage Agency at 319-398-5559.  Thank you.

Wal-Mart donates $30,000 to the Fill the Plate Telethon

Wal-Mart has made a significant additional contribution that helped set an all-time fund raising record for the Fill the Plate Telethon that helps support home delivered meals for home bound seniors in east central Iowa.  Hosted at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids in December and broadcasted on KCRG 9.2, Wal-Mart had already given a $2,000 contribution, but earlier this week corporate officials announced that it has made an additional donation of $30,000 to the Fill-the-Plate telethon

Senior Medicare Patrol - January 2015 News You Can Use

Medicare Card Scam Calls Happening in Iowa Now!

            Iowa seniors have reported that scammers are working hard to steal personal information by calling about “new” Medicare cards and “better benefits.”  The scam theme is about improved benefits coming for your Medicare or supplemental insurance, if you give personal information like your Medicare number, other insurance ID number, doctor’s name or drugstore location. 

"Fill the Plate" Telethon this weekend

“Fill the Plate” Telethon to Help Feed Older Adults


The Heritage Area Agency on Aging is hoping the public dials in to help feed at-risk older adults in eastern Iowa. Heritage is excited to announce the return of the Fill the Plate telethon to bring greater support and awareness for its Senior Nutrition Home Delivered and Congregate Meal program. Last year’s telethon raised over $105,000 to help provide nutritious meals to older adults throughout eastern Iowa.

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