May is Older Americans Month and to celebrate the strength and vitality of older Americans and to encourage healthy lifestyles, Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging is hosting its fifth annual Older Americans Month one-mile walk.
The walk takes place on Thursday, May 22 starting at Luther College Carlson Stadium. Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m. followed by a short program at 9:45 a.m. The walk will start at 10 a.m. The Older Americans Month Walk is free and open to all ages.
Registration forms are available at the Winneshiek County Senior Center or register online at www.nei3a.og. If you have questions call Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging at 319-272-2244 or toll free at 1-800-779-8707.
NEI3A is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving older persons in Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Marshall, Poweshiek, Tama, Winneshiek Counties.
NEI3A coordinates services for people ages 60 and older and their caregivers to maintain the independence they desire. Some of the services provided by NEI3A include the Lifelong Links-Aging & Disability Resource Center, home delivered meals, caregiver support and respite services, case management services, consumer protection, congregate meals, public information and education, and advocacy.