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.
October 26, 2017: “A Call to Mentoring”: Instructor Training
Kirkwood Community College
Linn Hall, Room 1126
6301 Kirkwood Blvd.SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Click here to register.
In an effort to increase capacity for the mentor program, an instructor training program continues to be tested. Those interested in becoming an Iowa CareGivers mentor program instructor to then provide training for others to become mentor instructors within their organizations, can contact Mary Ann Young at firstname.lastname@example.org 515-223-2805.
November 3, 2017
Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322
The GAIN board of directors invites you to this year's annual conference, The Aging Mind: Navigating Life's Decisions, at Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa.
Speakers will discuss the neuropsychology of the aging brain, elder abuse and exploitation prevention, navigating healthcare, and capacity to consent to sexual expression. Also highlighted will be the recommendations of the guardianship and conservatorship reform report!
Become a member and register at a reduced rate!
Guardianship Association of Iowa Network (GAIN) email@example.com
ADVANCED ELDER ABUSE CROSS TRAINING:
Identifying, Responding to, & Preventing Financial Exploitation
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
“melodies is a community chorus that brightens and builds relationships for people living with dementia and their caregivers through the power of music”
Fourth Thursday of every month
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
DMACC has a new Health Information Technology healthcare professional certificate starting Fall 2017.