Senior Citizens

Alzheimer's Association 
800-272-3900
1000 Roosevelt Ave. Suite 8
Burlington, IA 52601 
Education: Memory Loss, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

Autumn Heights 
319-753-2142 
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 Services Incorporated

319-338-0515
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; Library assistance; Hospital volunteers; Museum services; Friendly visiting and many more.

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. 
 
LifeLong Links
1-866-468-7887
509 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Milestone Area Agency on Aging is your local coordination center.
LifeLong Links is a statewide resource that helps older Iowans, Individuals with disabilities, veterans and their caregivers plan for long-term independent living. LifeLong Links gives you access to: housing, healthcare, transportation, employment, mental health, respite, food/nutrition, education, financial assistance, and adaptive equipment to mention a few. 

Meals for Seniors
Home Delivered or Dining Center 
Milestone Area Agency on Aging
319-752-5433 or 1-855-410-6222
509 Jefferson Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Senior Nutrition Centers offer daily nutritious meals served in a social congregate dining center or delivered to the home for Iowans age 60 and over. Individual nutrition counseling is also available. Menus are posted online. Meals are funded in part by the Older Americans Act and by voluntary contributions from participants. 
  
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 
Connects individuals and caregivers with aging and disability resources in the community.

Elder Services Incorporated 
319-338-0515
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; Library assistance; Hospital volunteers; Museum services; Friendly visiting and many more.

RSVP
319-753-8155 - Mary Maine
400 Washington Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5pm
This program provides transportation for adults of any age to medical appointments Johnson, Des Moines, Muscatine, and Iowa Counties. The volunteer driver will pick you up, may accompany you into the appointment, or wait outside, and then return you home. Request for transportation should be made as early as possible, 5-7 days prior to the appointment, to ensure availability of the driver. This is a FREE service but we do accept donations. NO SMOKING is allowed during transport, please do not give cash or gifts to your drivers.

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) 
319-768-3342 
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.

Senior Medicare Patrol
Iowa Statewide Office
800-423-2449
or locally at Milestone Area Agency on Aging
1-855-410-6222
Empowers individuals to prevent healthcare fraud by providing tools to help those "Protect, Detect and Report" potential or suspected cases of Medicare fraud and abuse. Report an issue, schedule a presentation or become a volunteer.

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 Veterans Affairs 
319-752-7171
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.