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One Iowa Older Adults Conference Virtual Tables

SHIIP/SMP

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a free, objective and confidential service offered through the state of Iowa to help people sort through confusing information about Medicare and health insurance.  Our trained, certified volunteer counselors assist thousands of Iowans annually, helping them save millions of dollars. Local SHIIP volunteer counselors answer your questions and give you one-on-one help.

Each year Medicare loses billions of dollars due to Medicare fraud, errors and abuse.  Serving as the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) for Iowa we also provide outreach and education to promote awareness of Medicare fraud prevention and detection. Our network of counselors helps individuals detect and report possible Medicare fraud, errors and abuse.  We provide resources for consumers to protect themselves from healthcare scams.

To connect with a local counselor for free services call us at 1-800-351-4664 or https://shiip.iowa.gov/

This project was supported, in part by grant numbers 90SAPG0044-03-00 and 90MPPG0046-02-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201

Polk County Crisis and Intervention

Crisis and Advocacy Services provides comprehensive sexual assault and violent crime programming in Polk and Warren Counties. Services are victim-centered and designed to meet the unique needs of each individual survivor. Programming is designed to build on strengths and resiliency, educate and empower victims to make the decisions that will best meet their individual needs.

All services are confidential, voluntary, free of charge, and provided within the context of the community regardless of income, age, gender, disability, religion, race or national origin. The location and duration of service is individualized and determined by each survivor in partnership with the advocate. Survivors can access services directly by calling 515-286-3600.

AARP Iowa

AARP is doing amazing things to make life better for today’s 50-plus population and generations that follow. In the face of constantly changing realities, AARP is a champion for social change. We help people navigate ageless realities — financial well-being, health, how to contribute to society and local communities, and how to fully enjoy life. Contact: [email protected]

Aging Resources

Since 1973, Aging Resources has been the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) that has served Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Polk, Story and Warren Counties.  Nationally, AAAs were established by the Older Americans Act (OAA) which provided funding to support home-based services for people 60 years of age or older. Initially, core programs were developed to help vulnerable older adults live with independence and dignity in their homes and communities. In the last 45+ years, family caregivers and adults with disabilities have been added to the people we serve.

Wesley Life

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of continued growth, experience, engagement, and meaning, regardless of physical, social, or economic circumstances. Aging is an opportunity. The second half of life can be the best half!

Our comprehensive network of services is designed to fulfill the wishes of older adults to remain independent and active wherever they choose to live. Because we have a vision of transforming the aging experience, we focus not on limitations, but on possibilities.

We strive to be the thread that leads families to better solutions and binds them with the strength and support they need to maintain loving and healthy relationships. At WesleyLife, we celebrate a spirit for living!

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