Senior Citizens

Alzheimer's Association 
1000 Roosevelt Ave. Suite 8
Burlington, IA 52601 
Education: Memory Loss, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

Autumn Heights 
2830 Winegard Drive
Burlington, IA 52601 
Low Income Housing, Autumn Heights offers various sizes of apartments: We offer a smaller one-bedroom apartment or a larger one-bedroom apartment designed for one person occupancy. We also offer an enlarged one-bedroom apartment designed for one or two person occupancy.  Two-bedroom apartments are also available for two person occupancy. Eligible applicants are persons who are age 62 and older or disabled or handicapped as defined by the Social Security Act. 

Elder Rights Specialist Program
1-855-410-6222 Toll Free
509 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 p.m.
Milestones Area Agency on Aging, Elder Rights Program focuses on the prevention, intervention and reporting of Elder Abuse against individuals age 60 and up. Empowering older Iowans to sustain their own independence. Offering a responsive system that accepts all referrals concerning elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Collaborating with community providers concerned for the safety and well-being of older people. Assuring that older individuals have access to community supports and services. Educate individuals on their right to be free of violence and exploitation while providing solution focused options to increase safety. 

Home Delivered Meals
Milestones Area Agency on Aging
509 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Milestone Area Agency on Aging

563-324-9085 ext. 212, Fax  563-324-9384
Toll Free 1-855-410-6222
Main Office: 935 E 53rd Street Davenport, IA  52807
509 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Options Counseling provides person-centered planning and implementing of long-term supports and services for people age 60 and over, adults living with a disability, veterans and caregivers. 

400 Washington Street
Burlington, IA 52601 
Tutoring / Reading with school children, journaling project volunteers with students in the 4th-6th grades, Entertainers, singers & dancers; Nursing home activity volunteers; Summer Reading Program volunteers; Craft Projects ( knitting, crocheting, quilting, sewing); Senior center volunteers; Delivery of meals to homebound; Transportation assistance; Clerical assistance; Court Mediation; Librar assistance; Hospital volunteers; Museum services; Friendly visiting and many more.

Senior Center 
319-753-2567 ask for Eileen Petersen
501 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601 
Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm
Offers a variety of games and activities for Seniors in the area.

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) 
1221 S. Gear Avenue
West Burlington, IA 52655 
SHIIP is a free, confidential service of the State of Iowa that provides unbiased information to help Iowans make decisions about Medicare and other health coverage
Appointments are available weekdays in the Volunteer Services on the lower level of Eastman Plaza, and from 10 am - 3 pm Thursdays at the Great River Clinic in Wapello.

Social Security Office (Local)
1-800-772-1213 / 1-866.338.4183 
3920 Division Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 am - 4 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 12 pm
Closed: New Years Day, Martin Luther King JR Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Des Moines County Veteran's Affairs 
910 Cottonwood St., Suite 1001
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday 7:00-11:00 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM 
Provides monetary relief to indigent veterans to assist with bills pertaining to rent, utilities, clothing, medical treatment, food and funerals. We also assist veterans with applying for any type of government pension or compensation they might be eligible for. Help them get to Iowa Veterans Home, help them secure any type of military records they might need, help with getting head stones, travel to Iowa Vets Hospital, home loans, education benefits, getting into nursing homes, etc.

Veterans Memorial Hospital 
1-319-338-0581 or 1-866-687-7382 
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246-2208 
24 hours a day 
The Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System is a comprehensive tertiary health care center, teaching hospital, and research facility. Referrals are accepted from VA Medical Centers throughout the nation for complex diagnostic and treatment modalities. The Iowa City facility is known for a wide range of specialized medical programs. It has a strong and effective affiliation with the University of Iowa College of Medicine. The Medical Center operates 83 beds, including 43 medicine/neurology beds, 25 surgery, and 10 intensive care beds, and 15 psychiatry beds. The Medical Center operates seven community based outpatient clinics in Bettendorf, Waterloo, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Ottumwa, Iowa; and Galesburg and Quincy, Illinois. The Medical Center also operates a satelite outpatient clinic in Coralville, Iowa.