Senior Services

Milestones Area Agency on Aging

623 E Pennsylvania Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 641-682-2270
Toll Free: 855-410-6222


Fax: 641-682-2445

Lucas County Senior Center

Offers meals to elderly individuals.

117 S Grand St.
Chariton, IA 50049

Phone: 641-774-2821

Lucas County Public Health

Disease prevention, blood pressure checks, immunizations—check for clinic times, health maintenance program, skilled nursing and HCA services for under- or uninsured clients, homemaker services emergency preparedness, health promotion activities.

123 S Grand St.
Chariton, IA 50049

Phone: 641-774-4312


Personal emergency response program designed to help adults maintain independent living.

Lucas County Health Center
1200 N 7th St.
Chariton, IA 50049

Phone: 641-744-3000
Toll Free: 800-404-3111


Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

Offers confidential, on-on-one counseling on choosing Medicare and related health care coverage.

Lucas County Health Center
1200 N 7th St.
Chariton, IA 50049

Phone: 641-744-3226
Toll Free: 800-351-4664


Social Security Administration

2429 Northgate Street, Suite A
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 866-964-7394
Toll Free: 800-325-0778


Mom’s Meals

3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50021

Phone: 1-877-508-6667


Sister’s Homestyle Entrees

1303 22nd St. N
Humboldt, IA 50548

Phone: 515-332-1928


Connect America/Medical Alert

228 Third St.
PO Box 220
Parkersburg, IA 50665

Phone: 319-346-2222


Assurance Wireless—Lifeline Cell Phone Provider (Virgin Mobile)

Enrollment is available to individuals who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. You may qualify if you are on certain public assistance programs, like Medicaid or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). You can also qualify based on your household income. You must provide proof of program participation or proof of income.

PO Box 5040
Charleston, IL 61920

Phone: 888-321-5880



Senior Home Health Service Agencies

Care Initiatives Specialty Care

1214 North 7th St., Chariton, IA 50049


Nursing care, rehabilitation services, hospice care


Caregivers Home Health

1010 North 7th St., Chariton, IA. 50049


Skilled nursing, home health and more


Homestead Assisted Living

1110 North 6th St., Chariton, IA 50049


Assisted living


Iowa Home Care

2500 University Ave., West Des Moines, IA. 50266


Home health services

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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