Iowa CareGivers, founded in 1992 by a former nursing assistant, exists to ensure that all Iowans receive good care and support when and where they need it. It does that by serving the needs of those, who outside of family caregivers, provide most of that care and support...the direct care workforce.
“They’re like family members.” — Michael Westaby, Individual Served
“They’re unsung heroes of the medical field…Without them, I wouldn’t probably be where I’m at.” –Bruce Hamilton, Individual Served
Iowa CareGivers Programs prepare those in direct care to serve the needs of Iowans by being: Prepared, Connected, Informed, and Empowered.
What I wish our leaders would have said about older Iowans - Click here to read the full article by John Hale.
January/February 2018 Issue of HUB newsletter now available! - Click here to read the newsletter.
Save the Date: Iowa CareGivers 2018 Annual Conference - Click here read more.
Lawmakers Urged to Place Priority on Direct Care, Family Caregiver, and Caregiving Issues in 2018 - Click here to watch the WHOTV 13 news segment.
Turning An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Into Something Positive - Click here to read The Des Moines Register article.
The Supply of Direct Caregivers Is Worsening as Advocates Call for More Training - Click here to read the full report.