Conferences, Workshops & Special Events

July 2017

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  • Chalk the Town in Creston

    Sunday, July 2, 2017 - Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Location: Connections office, 109 N Elm, Creston
    Description: Come see our chalk art anytime from July 2-4
  • First Friday: Welcome to Medicare

    Friday, July 7, 2017 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    First Friday: Welcome to Medicare

    Location: Connections AAA - Sioux City Office
    Description: Connections Area Agency on Aging’s Sioux City office and Mercy Medical Center’s Older Adult Services co-host First Friday Coffee: Welcome to Medicare. This unbiased, informative seminar for new Medicare beneficiaries is held the first Friday of every month. The seminars are from 1:30 to 4:00 at Connections Area Agency on Aging, 2301 Pierce Street, Sioux City. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. There is no cost to attend.

    Assisting new beneficiaries to increase their understanding of Medicare is a combined effort of SHIIP programs (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), sponsored by both Mercy Medical Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging. Discussion topics will include who is eligible for benefits and timeframes for applying, understanding Medicare’s benefits and options, supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug plans and protecting their Medicare benefits. There will be ample time for questions. To pre-register, or for more information, contact Connections Area Agency on Aging at 712-279-6900 or 800-432-9209.
    Contact Information:
    Connections AAA
    800-432-9209
  • Riverside Gardens Monthly Speaker - Hospice of Siouxland

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Riverside Gardens Apartments - 715 Bruner, Sioux City
    Description: Come join us for a speaker from Hospice of Siouxland before lunch! Both the speaker and lunch are open to the public! Reservations for the meal must be by 10:00 on the day prior. Lunch is on a donation basis with a suggested donation of $3.25-6.50. Menu can be found below!
  • Fairmount Park Monthly Speaker - Hospice of Siouxland

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Fairmount Park Apts, 210 S. Fairmount, Sioux City
    Description: Come join us for a speaker from Hospice of Siouxland before lunch! Both the speaker and lunch are open to the public! Reservations for the meal must be by 10:00 on the day prior. Lunch is on a donation basis with a suggested donation of $3.25-6.50. Menu can be found below!
  • SWING - Southwest Iowa Networking Group

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Varies - see attached schedule.
    Description: Networking group of local non-profits from Pottawattamie county.
    Contact Information:
    Terri Wilson
    800.432.9209 x 8156
  • Senior Wellness and Security Fair hosted by Congressman Young

    Friday, July 21, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Location: Southwestern Community College, Rooms 140/180, 1501 W. Townline St. Creston
    Description: Come say hello to us at our booth. Come for information and presentations!
  • Afton Senior Day at Union County Fair

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Location: Fairgrounds, Afton
    Description: Come see us at the Fair! Say hi at the booth and pick up some good materials. Erin will be on-hand to answer questions!
  • Senior Wellness and Security Fair hosted by Congressman Young

    Saturday, July 29, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Location: Iowa Western Community College, Kanesville Arena, Council Bluffs
    Description: Come say hello to us at our booth. Come for information and presentations!