October 11, 2023

Shocking but not surprising

AARP "scorecard" reveals Iowa is woefully inadequate in keeping our seniors safe and independent: 1) too little home-based care; 2) too expensive home-based care; 3) inadequate adult day services; and 4) no access to alternatives to traditional long-term care facilities.

Not to worry, leaders at the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services "understand" and "are working to find solutions." Well, then, it's handled.

New AARP Scorecard on Iowa's seniors