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Legal Services Program

As required under the Older Americans Act, the Iowa Department on Aging has a Legal Assistance Developer responsible for providing leadership expanding the quality and quantity of legal and advocacy assistance as a means of ensuring a comprehensive elder rights system.  The legal assistance program is implemented in collaboration with the Area Agencies on Aging, legal providers and others to assist older people in:

  • Understanding their rights
  • Exercising choice
  • Benefiting from services and opportunities authorized by law
  • Maintaining rights and, in particular, rights of older persons with reduced capacity; and solving disputes

Legal Assistance Program Activity Report SFY 2013



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