Getting Healthy

The goal for older adults is to preserve health in the aging population by promoting healthy aging, broadening the use of preventative services, facilitating healthy lifestyles, and supporting efforts to allow older Americans to remain independent and “age in place”.

  • Promote the message, “It’s never too late.”
  • Volunteer
  • Get people moving
  • Promote healthy eating
  • Promote Immunizations
  • Promote health screenings

Keeping Active

Healthy Mason City

“The Healthy Hometown community award celebrates the success achieved by Mason City,” said Mary Lawyer, director of Community Health Improvement at Wellmark. “The work Mason City continues to do is remarkable, their commitment to the health and well-being of their residents is inspiring.”
Website: https://www.masoncity.net/pview.aspx?id=18323&catid=0

Go 4 Life

Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, is designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
Website: https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/

Staying Connected

Aging Services Coalition of North Iowa

The mission of Aging Services Coalition of North Iowa is to share information and foster collaboration among organizations that provide services to older adults.
Website: http://agingservicescoalition.com/

Volunteering

Mason City Volunteer Center

Our goal is to inspire more youth, families, seniors, businesses, and service organizations to volunteer and to improve the volunteer opportunities and placements in our community while providing support.
Website: http://www.masoncityvolunteercenter.com/

Safety & Security

Crime Prevention and Other Resources

Helpful information on a variety of topics, from avoiding scams and fraud, to internet safety.
Website: http://www.masoncity.net/pview.aspx?id=44485&catid=0