NEI3A Offering Extended Food Assistance to Older Individuals During COVID-19 Crisis
WATERLOO Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging provides services and supports for older individuals and caregivers to help them remain in their homes and independent at they age. During the COVID-19 crisis, the emphasis has been placed on remaining at home and reducing the possibility of being exposed to this disease through social interactions or going to public places.
To help older individuals and caregivers remain at home and get the nutrition they need to stay healthy, NEI3A is offering extended home-delivered meal options during this time. People age 60 and over, caregivers, or spouses of any age, are eligible to receive meals with one meal per day for seven days or enough for two meals per day for seven days. The meals are nutritionally balanced and can easily be prepared.
If you would like to start receiving meals, please call our LifeLong Links line at 1-866-468-7887.
Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging serves 18 counties in Northeast Iowa and is one of six Area Agencies on Aging in Iowa. With a mission of empowering older individuals to age with dignity and independence, NEI3A strives to improve the lives of older Iowans, their caregivers, and their communities by providing information, services and supports to enable aging at home. For more information, visit www.nei3a.org.