Conferences, Workshops & Special Events

May 2018

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  • Sioux City - Fraud Fighters Seminar

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - Convention Center
    Description: Come stop by our booth for valuable info and to say 'hi'
  • First Friday: Welcome to Medicare

    Friday, May 4, 2018 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.
    This form stopped accepting submissions on April 27, 2018 4:30 pm CDT.
    Contact Information:
    Connections AAA
    800-432-9209
  • Leg. Coffee - Council Bluffs

    Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Location: Wilson Middle School, 715 N. 21st St. Council Bluffs
  • Leg. Forum - Sioux City

    Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Leg. Forum - Clarinda

    Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Glen Miller Museum, 122 West Clark St, Clarinda
  • Leg. Forum - Carter Lake

    Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Location: Owens Library, 1120 Willow Drive, Carter Lake
  • ICCA Meeting - Ida County

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Location: Ida Grove Horn Memorial Hospital
  • Senior Corps Dessert Auction - Council Bluffs

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Senior Corps Dessert Auction - Council Bluffs

    Location: Council Bluffs, Mall of the Bluffs Food Court
    Description: Relax. Join us for appetizers, wine, and the fun of a live auction - featuring desserts from some the best local chefs and bakers.
    Your bid supports our Senior Corps program including Senior Companions, Foster Grandparents and Reading Buddies.

    Doorprizes and raffles for Mother Day goodies including a quilt and flowers will add to the fun.
    Contact Information:
    Jay
    800.432.9209
  • SWING - Southwest Iowa Networking Group

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 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
  • Shredtastic and Drug Take Back

    Friday, May 18, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - SIouxland Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook St (Old HyVee on Hamilton, across from Dairy Queen)
    Description: It's Back Again for Older Americans Month! Connections Area Agency on Aging staff and volunteers, along with Document Depot and the Sioux City Police will be at the Siouxland Center for Active Generations, working to protect our older Americans! Bring your confidential papers to be shredded, and outdated or unused medications for correct disposal.

    Personal papers with confidential information accepted. No need to remove paper clips or staples. No cardboard, plastic, or heavy metal binders. Papers from businesses not accepted (i.e.home-based or office businesses).

    Free event, thanks to Document Depot, Sioux City Police, and Siouxland Center for Active Generations. Donations accepted.
    Contact Information:
    Chris Kuchta
    800.432.9209 extension 8
  • Leg. Coffee - Council Bluffs

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Location: Wilson Middle School, 715 N. 21st St. Council Bluffs
  • Leg. Forum - Sioux City

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Leg. Forum - Clarinda

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Glen Miller Museum, 122 West Clark St, Clarinda
  • Leg. Forum - Carter Lake

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Location: Owens Library, 1120 Willow Drive, Carter Lake
  • Welcome to Medicare - Council Bluffs

    Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Welcome to Medicare - Council Bluffs

    Location: Council Bluffs Public Library - 400 Willow Street.
    Description: onnections Area Agency on Aging’s Council Bluffs office hosts a Welcome to Medicare seminar. This unbiased, informative seminar for new Medicare beneficiaries is held every 3 months. The seminars are from 6:00-7:30 at The Council Bluffs Public Library at 400 Willow Street. Pre-registration is required (recommended at least one week prior to presentation. There is no cost to attend.

    Assisting new beneficiaries to increase their understanding of Medicare is an effort of SHIIP program (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), sponsored by 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 800-432-9209. Preregistration needed by May 16.
    This form stopped accepting submissions on May 16, 2018 5:00 pm CDT.
    Contact Information:
    Darah
    800-432-9209 x 8142
  • Offices Closed - Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28, 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Description: All offices closed for Memorial Day
  • Council Bluffs - Fraud Fighters Conference

    Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Location: Council Bluffs - Holiday Inn and Suites - 2202 River Road, Heartland Ballroom
    Description: Come by our booth and say 'hi'. Pick up some valuable information, and learn about our adult advocacy and Elder Abuse Awareness programs.