Partner Programs

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.

19th Annual Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Symposium

May 4, 2018: Marshalltown, Iowa

The Iowa Veterans Home sponsors this annual event for healthcare professionals who work in long-term care settings around the region.

For more information, click here.

Iowa CareGivers is partnering with UCS Healthcare to present Community Meetings: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

April 5, 2018Knoxville, IA

April 18, 2018Pella, IA

Click on the date you are interested in for more information.

Iowa Legal Aid’s Legal Hotline for Older Iowans is presenting five, one-hour, elder law seminars this spring - Starting April 5th

For more information, click here.

Iowa CareGivers Partners with Telligen to Offer Mouth Care Matters Webinar

April 18, 2018
For more information, view the flyer here.

Alzheimer’s Association 2018 BrainWorks Conference:  Help Me Help Myself

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Meadows Events & Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive - Altoona, IA

Click here for the brochure.


2018 Iowa Walks for Epilepsy

The Iowa Walks for Epilepsy is an event organized by the Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa. Come together and join others to raise money to help support the services and programs for people living with epilepsy in Iowa! 

West Des Moines (Indoor Walk) 
April 21, 2018 Jordan Creek Mall
Click here to register.

(Outdoor Walk)
May 5, 2018 George Wyth State Park
Click here to register.

 Iowa City  (Outdoor Walk and Chip Timed 5K)
June 2, 2018 City Park, Shelter #6 
Click here to register.

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Next Peer Mentor Instructor Training

Check back for future programs or contact Mary Ann Young at to learn more about how to arrange for a program.

Melodies Together in Harmony

“melodies is a community chorus that brightens and builds relationships for people living with dementia and their caregivers through the power of music”

Meeting time:
10:30-11:30 AM
Fourth Thursday of every month

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322

Questions & Sign Up:
Please contact Sara Lemke at

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