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Kirkwood Dedicates Tippie Business Education Center

Henry Tippie speaks at the dedication ceremony at Kirkwood Community College on Thursday night. Iowa native Henry B. Tippie honored at ceremony following $1.1 million gift CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 11, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College dedicated the Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall in a ceremony today on Kirkwood’s main campus. The center was named […]

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Heritage Receives National Award for Diabetes Screening

The outstanding proposal recognized with $2,500 by the Medicare Diabetes Screening Project The Heritage Agency on Aging announced today that it has received a competitive award of $2,500 to be used for increasing awareness of the benefits for screening for diabetes and pre-diabetes that are offered by Medicare. The Heritage Agency was one of twenty […]

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Heritage Agency Plans Caregiver Information Sessions

The Heritage Agency on Aging has more Caregiver Education sessions planned for the first part of 2011. The free one-hour programs are designed to give assistance and skills to adults caring for family or friends in need. The sessions will address some of the most prevalent and important topics to home and family caregivers in […]

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Preventing Falls is “A Matter of Balance”

Heritage Agency sponsors November workshop to train facilitators in prevention skills Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. The Heritage Agency on Aging, a department of Kirkwood Community […]

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Farmer’s Market Program now at Heritage Agency

June often marks the opening of many area farmer’s markets. It also marks the beginning of the annual Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, sponsored by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and administered by the Heritage Agency on Aging. This popular program is open to seniors age 60 and above who have income of less than […]

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Heritage Agency Offers Medicare Part D Programs

To better inform area seniors of their options with Medicare prescription drug coverage, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program for Iowa (SHIIP) will present a series of free information sessions to help residents make informed choices. About 7,700 Iowans who are Medicare beneficiaries received letters from the Medicare Advantage plans in which they are enrolled, […]

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