Iowa State Plan on Aging Now Available for Public Comment

A draft of the Iowa Department on Aging's State Plan on Aging for federal fiscal years 2018-2021 is now available for public review and comment. The State Plan on Aging outlines the activities and strategies that the Department will pursue during the plan period to achieve its goals, objectives and expected outcomes.

How to Obtain a Copy of the State Plan

The State Plan on Aging will be available to view and download from the Department's website beginning Monday, April 17, through Monday, May 1, 2017. Interested persons may also request a copy of the State Plan via email by sending a message to

How to Submit Comments

Any member of the public may submit comments, including questions or concerns, about the proposed State Plan on Aging through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017. Comments will be collected in the following ways:


Complete the online form available at


Send a message to and include "State Plan Comment" in the subject line.

Postal Mail

Send comments to: 
Iowa Department on Aging
Attn: State Plan
510 E 12th Street, Suite 2
Des Moines, IA 50319-9025 

Public Hearing

Participate on a conference call on Monday, May 1, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. The agenda for the conference call will be solely devoted to the solicitation of public comment; no formal presentation of information is planned.

To join the call, dial (877) 273-4202 and enter conference code 188-169-193.