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Family Caregivers, Raise Your Hands, Find Relief

by Michael Lightbody | Published November 30, 2021

If you had the choice, would you sign up for a part-time job at 20 hours a week on top of your current full-time job?

Consider a working, single mother of [ more ]

Inside the 211 COVID helpline flooded with needy Iowans

by Michael Lightbody | Published May 4, 2020

‘Why is this happening?’: 211 coronavirus helpline flooded with Iowans scared, lonely and in need

Written by Courntey Crowder, Des Moines Register

Published May 1st, 2020, updated May 2nd, 2020

United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline Addresses Transportation Needs in the Metro by Partnering with Lyft

by Michael Lightbody | Published October 25, 2019

by Brayton Hagge | Oct 21, 2019 | Press Release
United Way of the Midlands is proud to announce the local launch of Ride United, an initiative that provides free rides and other transportation resources to [ more ]

Area Agency on Aging Recognized for Innovation in Nutrition: Encore Café

by Michael Lightbody | Published August 16, 2019

ACL would like to congratulate Heritage Area Agency on Aging’s Encore Café on their recent award at the n4a Conference. Heritage Area Agency on Aging is a key partner in [ more ]

Security At Iowa Compass

by Michael Lightbody | Published August 9, 2019

As Iowa’s disability-related information and referral service, Iowa Compass reaches out to a broad audience. Because we use information technology (IT) to reach our audience, we pay close attention to [ more ]

211 Iowa launches a free app to connect Iowans to help

by Michael Lightbody | Published August 8, 2019

WATERLOO — A coalition of 211 Iowa partners has developed a free 211 Iowa app to provide information on local health and human services for anyone in Iowa seeking help.

“The [ more ]

Box Fans Available To Seniors In Northeast Iowa

by Michael Lightbody | Published July 18, 2019

(Waterloo, IA) July 18, 2019 – With the summer temperatures raising to dangerous levels, Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) is offering some relief for older individuals.“Older individuals can be [ more ]