Linda Kalin named a 2017 Iowa Public Health Hero

May 26, 2021


Welcome to Regency Square Care Center's news section, where we are proud to share important updates related to our commitment to geriatric and aging care. In this article, we highlight Linda Kalin, who has been designated as a 2017 Iowa Public Health Hero. We are excited to honor Linda for her remarkable achievements in the field of public health and her dedication to improving the well-being of individuals in our community.


Linda Kalin is a passionate advocate for public health, focusing her efforts on geriatric and aging care. With decades of experience and expertise, Linda has played a crucial role in developing innovative strategies and promoting policies that prioritize the health and well-being of older adults.

Contributions to Public Health

Linda's contributions to public health are numerous and impactful. Through her leadership and advocacy, she has successfully influenced the development of programs and initiatives that address the unique needs of the elderly population. Her dedication to promoting healthy aging and improving the quality of life for seniors has left a lasting mark on our community.

Enhancing Access to Healthcare Services

One of Linda's key achievements is her work in ensuring that older adults have access to high-quality healthcare services. She has actively collaborated with healthcare providers, policymakers, and community organizations to develop comprehensive and affordable healthcare programs tailored to the geriatric population's medical needs. Through her efforts, she has improved healthcare access, leading to better health outcomes and increased happiness among seniors.

Promoting Preventive Care

Linda firmly believes in the importance of preventive care, and she has championed its integration into the aging care system. She has spearheaded campaigns that raise awareness about the significance of regular screenings, vaccinations, and lifestyle modifications that can prevent or delay the onset of chronic diseases commonly associated with aging. Her advocacy efforts have empowered seniors to take charge of their health and make informed decisions.

Fostering Mental Well-being

In addition to physical health, Linda recognizes the importance of mental well-being for older adults. She has been instrumental in implementing programs that address the social and emotional needs of seniors, combatting social isolation and depression. Under her guidance, community support networks have flourished, providing opportunities for social engagement, recreational activities, and access to counseling services.

Advocacy and Leadership

Linda is renowned for her commitment to advocacy and leadership within the geriatric care community. She has consistently served as a voice for older adults, influencing policy decisions at local, state, and national levels. Her expertise and insights have been sought after by leading geriatric care organizations, enabling her to contribute to the development of evidence-based practices and guidelines.

Recognition and Awards

Linda's exceptional achievements in the field of public health have earned her numerous accolades and prestigious awards. Her remarkable contributions have not only impacted the lives of older adults but also inspired future generations of healthcare professionals to strive for excellence in geriatric care.


Regency Square Care Center proudly celebrates Linda Kalin's designation as a 2017 Iowa Public Health Hero. Her unwavering dedication, passion, and advocacy for the well-being of older adults make her an invaluable asset to our community. Linda's visionary leadership and contributions have set a high benchmark for geriatric and aging care, inspiring others to make a lasting impact on the lives of seniors. We honor Linda Kalin for her remarkable achievements and express our sincere gratitude for her ongoing commitment to public health.

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