LeadingAge Iowa is a statewide membership organization of non-profit providers of aging services and supports and the champion for advancement and innovation in aging services. Our mission is to be the voice, support and connector for non-profit members and the people they serve. Our membership is diverse, representing the spectrum of non-profit long-term support and service providers including skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, PACE, home health, adult day, respite, hospice and home delivered meals.  Our members serve over 25,000 older adults in Iowa each day.

Iowa's Aging Services Situation Report

LeadingAge Iowa sat down with leaders in Iowa’s Aging Services sector to discuss the need for sufficient Medicaid funding in Iowa. Older Iowans are in crisis. Nursing home providers want to deliver quality care, but the system is broken. Medicaid funding is crucial to the stability and success of aging services.

To read the Aging Services Situation Report, click here. 

To tell your State Legislators that reimbursement rates MUST equal cost of care, click here.

Aging Services Providers Commend House GOP’s Plan to Hike Medicaid Nursing Home Reimbursements

 Action will support providers’ ability to attract and retain staff for this important and rewarding work caring for Iowa’s most vulnerable citizens.
Heading into Careers in Aging Services week March 26-April 1, 2023, LeadingAge Iowa commends House Republicans’ plan to increase Iowa Medicaid reimbursement for nursing homes as announced by House Speaker Pat Grassley during a press conference on the House floor on March 23.