Education

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.


Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) to Offer Nurse Aide Refresher

DMACC is offering a Nurse Aide Refresher Course! 
Saturday, June 23 from 8am-4:30pm.  

This course will review basic CNA knowledge learned in the classroom and will focus on demonstrating and practicing skills, and using resident scenarios as a group to promote the application of the content and skills to help assist with preparation for the State Competency Testing. This is a great class to re-sharpen your skills and get back into the direct care workforce!    

Register Today!!  Click here for more information and to Register Now! 


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.

 

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.


Waterloo 
(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.


Phone: 515-238-7660 | Email: Iowa@efa.org
Websites:  www.epilepsyiowa.org | www.epilepsy.com

 


Peer Mentor Instructor Training

September 6, 2018 Kirkwood Community College
For more information, view the flyer here.

Contact Mary Ann Young at maryannyoung@iowacaregivers.org 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

Location:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322

Questions & Sign Up:
Please contact Sara Lemke at MelodiesDM@gmail.com


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