Feeling stretched in your role as a caregiver? Caregiving can be stressful — physically, emotionally, and financially. Whether you care for a loved one at home or in a care facility, nearby or far away, your role is important. You will learn ways to take care of yourself, reduce stress, improve your caregiving confidence, and establish balance in ...
6/1/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Grocery shopping and delivery are free and available until June 30th to those who do not have anyone else to do this for them that are 60+ years of age and those under 60 with a disability by calling Aging Resources at 515-255-1310 to discuss their situation and complete an application....
Information about Alzheimer's Disease and referrals to community agencies and services, community awareness activities, resource materials, and literature.
Helpline available 24/7.
Education and training for caregivers and families.
Consultation for individuals and families.
04/13/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
All of Iowa Care Givers training programs (Mouth Care Matters, leadership, and statewide educational conference are delayed and may need to be canceled.
IOWA CAREGIVERS provides educational conferences for direct care workers, public forums specific to long term...
Caregiver training and education, information on available services, caregiver support, and funding for emergency response systems.
Respite care grants available to provide temporary relief for the permanent caregiver. Grant amounts vary and are provided through the Family Caregiver Program.
Caregiver education and help to family and professional caregivers. Provides one-on-one consultations with the caregiver, leadership for family meetings, and seminars and workshops on topics ranging from handling caregiver stress to specific issues of dementia and Alzheimer's care. Zoom meetings also available