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Aging Resources of Central Iowa

Offers community, nutrition, and case management services, as well as access to community resources. Agency contracts with local providers to help provide services to individuals living in a community setting to allow them to remain in the least restrictive environment.

Help with applying for waiver services including for homecare. 

Toll Free: 800-747-5352

  • Any Adult 60 years of Age or Older
  • Any Adult 18 Years of Age or Older with a Disability
  • Any Family Caregiver
5835 Grand Ave., Suite 106
Des Moines, IA 50312
515-255-1310
Other Categories: Homecare

Alzheimer's Association (Greater Iowa Chapter)

Provides services and support to individuals, families, and care partners through the advancement of research, enhancing care and support for all affected by the disease, and reducing the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

1730 28th St.
West Des Moines, IA 50266
800-272-3900

Elder Abuse

If a person is in imminent danger, call 911.

800-362-2178 (toll-free 24/7)
Other Categories: Hotlines

IMPACT Community Action Partnership

IMPACT Community Action Partnership reduces the barriers and burdens that families in poverty experience by increasing access to essential needs. Assistance may be available for food and personal hygiene, utilities (heat, water, and cooling), housing (rent, deposit, and mortgage), and emergency needs.
All services are available in the office, over the phone, and by a scheduled home visit. Several programs can also be accessed via online application, email, or postal mail. See our website or contact our team by phone or email to learn more. 

 

3226 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-518-4770

Jasper County Elderly Nutrition

  • Over age 60. There is no charge for the meals, but donations are accepted and needed. 
  • Home-delivered meals, on-sion-siteolfax, Monroe & Newton, Holiday, emergency and ,weekend meals, & Farmer's Market. 
  • Congregate Meal Sites: Colfax Senior Center, Monroe: The Gathering Place, Newton: Jasper County Community Center.
  • Meals are served at 11:30 AM, Monday to Friday.  Call to reserve a meal. 
  • Keywords: seniors. 
2401 1st Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-7102

Legal Hotline for Older Iowans (60 and over)

800-992-8161
Other Categories: Legal Services

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Opportunities for volunteers aged 55 & over who are willing to share their experience, abilities, and skills for the betterment of their community and themselves. Volunteers have opportunities to be involved with the Heart Literacy Program helping elementary students with reading, providing transportation for citizens to vital appointments, the Tax Assistance Program helps eligible citizens prepare tax forms, warning siren monthly reporters, as well as additional opportunities with Jasper County Elderly Nutrition, Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge, and many more.

550 N. 2nd Ave. W.
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-6433
Other Categories: Volunteer Opportunities

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

Office Location: Mercy One Newton

204 N. 4th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-1273

Supplemental Food Program for Seniors

  • The Commodity Supplemental Foods Program (CSFP) provides supplemental food and nutrition education for the elderly ages 60 and over at no cost.

2309 Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-286-3655

Other homecare resources

Immanuel Pathways PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)

Centers offer whole-person wellness for seniors qualifying for nursing home care yet still living in their home. Our centers offer enriching activities and friendships along with complete medical needs from primary physician services to physical therapies, dental appointments, wellness consultations and more. Participants can remain living independently for as long as possible and Medicaid qualifying individuals receive Pathways services at no cost.

7700 Hickman Rd.
WIndsor Heights, IA 50324
515-512-4908
Other Categories: Homecare

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

Updates: If you have an addition or edit to our Resource Guide, please contact us at jaspercocares@jasperia.org.

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