Education

Partner Programs

The Iowa CareGivers partners with many different agencies and organizations. We promote and support other programs and services that can benefit or be of interest to direct care professionals and the Iowans they serve.


Dependent Adult Services Discussion

December 13, 2018 | 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310

WHAT:
Meeting of the Dependent Adult Protection Advisory Council (DAPAC) whose mission is to promote a cohesive protective and preventative system for dependent adults in Iowa.
WHO IS INVITED: Open to stakeholders and members of the public who have an interest in or want to make recommendations and/or complaints about the dependent adult services in Iowa.


Save the Date — 2019 IALA Spring Conference

The Iowa Assisted Living Association is excited to host Teepa Snow, Dementia Care Expert, for our Spring Conference!

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn
8600 Northpark Drive
Johnston, Iowa 5013

Registration information coming soon!

During this educational event, Teepa will be covering some of her most popular topics:

  • Understanding Different Dementias
  • Managing Behavior: Start with Yourself
  • Sorting out the Three D's: Delirium, Depression and Dementia
  • How to Care and Live Life in Early and Mid-Stages of Dementia

CEUs will be available!

Target Audience: Nurses, Directors, Administrators, Activity Directors, Department Managers, Universal Workers &/or CNAs.


Melodies Together in Harmony

“melodies is a community chorus that brightens and builds relationships for people living with dementia and their caregivers through the power of music”

Meeting time:
10:30-11:30 AM
Fourth Thursday of every month

Location:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322

Questions & Sign Up:
Please contact Sara Lemke at MelodiesDM@gmail.com


No singing experience required
Music director supports and guides members to full potential
Variety of music, familiar and challenging
Dementia-aware volunteers are available to assist