Studies have shown that when an individual is looking for services, they will call more than six numbers before finding the right one. But Aging Resources of Central Iowa prides itself on giving elderly individuals in West Des Moines and their families the right information on the first call.
As a non-profit organization, Aging Resources of Central Iowa is interested in the individuals they serve in West Des Moines. The organization endeavors to help elderly adults find the information needed to make sound decisions in regards to their health and well-being.
"Our goal is to provide information to older adults so they can make better informed decisions/choices," Anthony Lee, a spokesperson for Aging Resources of Central Iowa told West Des Moines Guide. "We connect adults 60 years and older with services that enable them to continue to live at home independently."
Aging Resources of Central Iowa makes their services available free of charge for everyone and provides information and assistance services to families as well, since relatives of elderly persons are the ones often tasked with the responsibilities of caregiver.
The family caregiver program can help caregivers learn about what services exist nearby that can help alleviate stress that is often associated with difficult transitions that come with aging.
AgingResources.com has many documents outlining what steps to take when working with a loved one who is more limited due to age. The resources can provide some much needed navigation for anyone who needs to have a difficult conversation with a family member.
"Because we are a non-profit agency, we're not interested in selling anything," Lee said. "There is zero cost to utilize our services."
Aging Resources may not be the best-known assistance organization in West Des Moines, but they do partner with a lot of well-known, local organizations and agencies, including WesleyLife, Meals on Wheels and Rebuilding Together of Greater DSM.
Readers who want to learn more about the services offered by Aging Resources can call (515) 255-1310, or send their inquires via email at email@example.com.
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