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.
Family caregiver support for those caring for an aging adult or grandparents caring for a minor child. Provides information, assistance, training, support group, respite care, and supplemental services.
Level of Care provides a nursing facility preadmission screening to ensure Medicaid applicants in need of nursing facility care receive information on alternative choices to their level of care and assistance in finding and setting up the services needed.
Care Management includes health, social and functional assessment and helps plan fo...
Offers a range of services to support family caregivers. Specific services vary by county, but generally include:
• Information to caregivers about available options at Aging Partners and in the community.
• Assistance to caregivers in gaining access to services.
• Referral to community support groups.
• Respite care alternativ...
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.
04/07/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
NAMI Greater DSM is working to roll out a series of programs to help community members deal with the stresses imposed by the pandemic. The four programs that NAMI GDM is developing include: An 8-week speaker series featuring nationally-renowned motivational speakers An...
CARING.COM is a online resource which allows those caring for an elderly parent access to information and referral about local resources. It provides an opportunity to meet other people caring for elderly parents and offers support, while helping caregivers make better decisions.
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.
04/20/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
NAMI Greater Des Moines is offering a variety of services in response to the pandemic. All services are provided live via webcast and at no cost to the public.
Mental Health Information & Resources: Offered live every Monday afternoon from 1-2:00p via Zoom. Webinar topics in...