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Our Mission

To enhance the quality of life for elders in our service area

through education, planning and coordination of services.

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  • Individuals provided with Information and Assistance FY2022


  • Meals Served: Senior Center Congregate and Home Delivered FY2022


  • Elder Abuse At-Risk Assessments & Consultations FY2022


  • Iowans Reached with Valuable Training & Education FY2022


News & Notes

Connections Area Agency on Aging works every day to Build Strong Support for older Iowans and their Family Caregivers.  In appreciation of National Caregiver Month Connections Area Agency on Aging is hosting a virtual event on November 8th featuring author and speaker Miekka Zanders speaking on Dementia Communication.

November 8, 2023 2pm-3pm virtual event via zoom

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is brought to you by Connections Area Agency on Aging starting Tuesday, October 3 from 6:30-8:00 PM Click here to register. Classes consist of six, 90-minute sessions held once a week, with no class on October 31 (Halloween). Class size is limited, and registration is required.

September 1, 2023 (Sioux City) Connections Area Agency on Aging announces its Fall “Shred-tastic,” a document shredding event, will be returning to Sioux City.  This event is for seniors ages 60+ and their caregivers and will take place Friday, Sept 15, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Siouxland Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook Street, Sioux City. Document Depot is providing a shredding service for personal papers only.

We have 2 weeks left of early bird pricing for our 23rd Annual Golf Classic.

Thank you to our early birds that have already signed up.  If you haven’t already registered now is your chance to get signed up at a reduced rate by August 25th and join us for an unforgettable day of golfing, networking, fun, and helping Connections Area Agency on Aging to provide much-needed services to older Iowans and their family caregivers. Registration for golfers at a standard rate is open until Sept. 1st.

Kelly Butts-Elston, CEO of Connections Area Agency on Aging, has been elected to a second term as a USAging Board representative.

Butts-Elston will serve a second three-year term in this role, partnering with Mike Donohue from Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging who will serve as an alternate to represent Region VII which encompasses Iowa and Nebraska. Butts-Elston also serves as the Vice-Chairman for the Public Policy Committee.

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