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.
Congregate and home delivered meals.
Blood pressure clinics monthly.
Senior centers offer, pool, shuffleboard, exercise, cards (pitch, bridge and chicken foot), puzzles, socialization with coffee every day, pedicures in Shelby and Polk, Tai chi, Stepping ON Classes, and Movie Day once a month at the Stromsburg Civic Center.
In-home services including housekeeping, minor home repair, and yard maintenance.
Attendant and respite care.
Congregate meals at noon - make reservation day before.
Home delivered meals.
Information and assistance.
Senior Volunteer C...
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...