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…for its advocacy efforts related to the vital role that the direct care workforce and family caregivers play in ensuring that older Iowans have access to the services they need.
(Pictured L to R) - Anthony Carroll, Associate State Director for Advocacy, Ann Black, Associate State Director for Communications, Kent Sovern, State Director, Don Corrigan, Iowa Executive Council member; Martha Willits, AARP Iowa State President and for Iowa CareGivers; Maribel Slinde, Board Chair, Di Findley, Executive Director, Betty Grandquist, Board Advisor, and Nancy Anderson, Board Secretary.
The screenings are so valuable because it’s difficult to get off work to go to the doctor and it’s expensive. By doing the free health screenings you can find out if there is something going on before you go to the doctor.”
– Tracy Hoveland, CNA.
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Erin Drinnin now with the United Way of Central Iowa, and Anita Stineman, College of Nursing,University of Iowa, were both honored for the ground-breaking work they have performed in
developing, testing, and promoting educational standards and opportunities to grow professionallywithin the field of direct care. More specifically, they are recognized for their leadership in the State's new "Prepare to Care" program for those in direct care.
"More importantly, both Erin and Anita consistently display a genuine appreciation for the important role that those in direct care play to the overall quality of care and support to Iowans."
Both Erin and Anita were recognized at the recent 2014 Iowa CareGivers "Magic Moments" Conference.
Click here to view the From the Heart 2011 Recipients.
Click here to view the From the Heart 2012 Recipients.