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Archived Johnson County Livable Community Connections newsletters are available upon request

Past newsletter topics are included here reference:

Spring 2018 - JCLC Newsletter -- Iowa Donor Network; Travelers Health; Deeded Body Program; Around the County; DeGowin Blood Center; New Shingles Vaccine; Free Fire Alarm/Safety; Current Legislative Issues; Problem Gambling Awareness; Volunteer Spotlight: Chuck Felling

Winter 2017-2018 - JCLC Newsletter -- Thanks to Jill Wenger; diabetes & prevention; free tax help; ICPL Bookmobile; volunteer for research; caregiver survival tips; local resources for family caregivers; free energy audits & weatherization; Volunteer Spotlight: Maeve ClarkFall 2017 JCLC Newsletter -- Iowa Lions Eye Bank; donate used eye glasses; DNA Interest Group; back-to-school, not just for kids; Iowa City Parks master plan; donate garden goods; Stepping On workshop; November is Caregiver Month; Volunteer Spotlight: Dick Braverman

Summer 2017 JCLC Newsletter -- Mental Health month; Older American's Month: Age Out Loud; Meals on Wheels; Johnson County Fair; help for handicap accessible home; help for remaining in your home; new mobility coordinator; new program helps establish guardianship or conservatorship; Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Schepker

Spring 2017 JCLC Newsletter -- Be Active: in health, mentally, physically, and politically; smoking cessation; Livable Community Survey results; specialized telephone equipment; Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Schreiber

Winter 2016 JCLC Newsletter -- Caregiving, Senior Tech Zone, securing your finances, assistive technology, considering a remodel?, elderly waiver, Volunteer Spotlight: Al Hood  

Fall 2016 JCLC Newsletter -- Falls prevention, be wise/be well, geriatric dental clinic, walk to end Alzheimer's, Aging in Place, Volunteer Spotlight: Eve Casserly 

Summer 2016 JCLC Newsletter -- Older Americans Month: use your skills, osteoporosis, Juneteenth celebration, farmers market, Volunteer Spotlight: Kot Flora 

Spring 2016 JCLC Newsletter -- declutter & simplify, AARP award winner Betty Kelly, free credit reports, be active, LOST program, Volunteer Spotlight: Walter Helms 

Winter 2015 JCLC Newsletter -- caucus, helping hands program, energy efficiency, energy assistance, grocery delivery, DOT kiosks, diabetes, Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Warkentin 

Fall 2015 JCLC Newsletter  -- safety in your neighborhood, AARP's livability index, safeguard your data, IC mayor speaks at Whitehouse Conference on Aging, Community ID, Volunteer Spotlight: Harry Olmstead 

Summer 2015 JCLC Newsletter -- take charge of your health, Older Americans Month: get engaged, UI senior college, senior discounts, IC ranks #1 Best City for Successful Aging, Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Welsh 

Spring 2015 JCLC Newsletter -- Spring cleaning: reduce-recycle-renew, email fraud, free tax preparation, free 24/7 interpretation in 220+ languages, Volunteer Spotlight: Betty Kelly    

Winter 2014 JCLC Newsletter -- Alzheimer's Disease, veterans memorial, energy assistance, special needs emergency response Volunteer Spotlight: Ina Loewenberg 

Fall 2014 JCLC Newsletter -- Keep your mind agile: exercise your brain, fall leaf pickup, League of Women Voters forums, Volunteer Spotlight: John Schmidt 

Summer 2014 JCLC Newsletter -- Older Americans Month: Safe today/healthy tomorrow, free fitness screenings, fixed route vs. paratransit service, Older Iowans Legislature, Volunteer Spotlight: Gay Mikelson 

Spring 2014 JCLC Newsletter -- Consumer fraud: protect yourself from scams, free tax help, nutrition, beat the winter blues, Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Meister 

Winter 2013 JCLC Newsletter -- Understanding the Affordable Healthcare Act, low-income heat energy assistance, library at-home services, Give the gift of home safety (falls prevention , stay healthy/stay independent, winter gloves for smart phones, Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Palmberg 

Fall 2013 JCLC Newsletter -- Beating the odds against taking a fall, how safe is your front door?, JCLC volunteer opportunities, search the JCLC website, Volunteer Spotlight: Terry Cunningham 

Summer 2013 JCLC Newsletter -- Older Americans Month: unleash the power of age, unleash the power of gardening, JCLC's May community meeting, keys to successful aging in Johnson County, senior tech zone, Johnson County's recreational trails, ramp-up project, new JCLC Speakers Bureau, Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Lynch 

Spring 2013 JCLC Newsletter -- healthy eating through the years, hearth health, nutrition month, tax help, history of Tiffin, UI Senior College 

JCLC Newsletters from 2011 and 2012 are also available upon request.

Johnson County Livable Community gratefully acknowledges funding support from the Community Foundation of Johnson County for supporting the development of our Connections newsletter for 2012.

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