Conferences, Workshops & Special Events

April 2017

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  • Come see us at the Faces of Siouxland Multicultural Fair

    Sunday, April 2, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - Long Line Auditorium
  • First Friday: Welcome to Medicare

    Friday, April 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
  • 4th Annual Senior Corps Dessert Auction

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Council Bluffs- Mall of the Bluffs Food Court
    Description: Relax, enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers and marvel at the array of signature desserts by top area chefs and bakers. Featuring desserts to be auctioned off by Gail Hunter. Proceeds benefit the Foster Grandparent Program enriching our children's lives during the school day and our Senior Companion Program.
    Contact Information:
    Becky S.
    800.432.9209 ext. 8131
  • Come See Us at the Senior Fair

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Location: Sioux City - Siouxland Center for Active Generations
  • Free Elder Law Seminar

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location: Sites throughout the state
    Description: Free elder law seminar for older Iowans and their caregivers over the Iowa Communications Network.
    Today's topics are Protecting the rights of nursing home residents, Planning for the worst to protect your future, and Protecting yourself from consumer scams and deceptive practices.