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6 in 10

Leave direct care yearly

75,000

Largest Sector of Workforce

90%

OF Workforce is women

95,000

Care Workers Needed by 2020

What's So Special About Iowa CareGivers

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.

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What's so special?

What’s So Special About Those in Direct Care?

“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

What’s So Special about Our Programs? 

Iowa CareGivers Programs prepare those in direct care to serve the needs of Iowans by being:  Prepared, Connected, Informed, and Empowered.

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What's New?

AARP Iowa Receives A 2017 From the Heart Recognition- Click here to read more.

Iowa CareGivers Welcomes 2 New Board Members - Click here to learn more.

Iowa City Nurse Wins Award After She Fled Violence in Burundi - Click here to read the full article!

Johnson County "Going The Extra Mile" CNA awardees - Click here to learn more.

Experience the New Online Version of The Hub Newsletter! - Click here to see it.

Mouth Care Matters Class at DMACC Southridge a Success! - Click here to learn more.

Register Reader Pays Tribute to Direct Care! - Click here to read the article.

NICC Dubuque Hosts Mouth Care Matters (MCM) Class - Click here to learn more.