NEI3A Partnering with Brothers Market in Parkersburg to Offer Food Assistance to Older Individuals During COVID-19 Crisis

posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 in News

[Parkersburg, Iowa] - Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) provides services and supports for older individuals and caregivers to help them remain in their homes and independent at they age. During the COVID-19 crisis, the emphasis has been placed on remaining at home and reducing the possibility of being exposed to this disease through social interactions or going to public places.

To help older individuals and caregivers remain at home and get the nutrition they need to stay healthy, NEI3A has partnered with Brothers Market for delivery of food for seniors in Parkersburg. Individuals age 60 and over who need food are eligible to receive enough food for 14 meals delivered each week durin g the COVID-19 safe at home recommendation time period. This program is made possible through the Families First and CARES Act.

For more information contact NEI3A's LifeLong Links line at 1-866-468-7887.