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Become a Dementia Friend by attending a free on-line informational session to learn about the worldwide Dementia Friend movement! Join Jan Schnack, Family Caregiver Community Engagement Specialist, at Connections Area Agency on Aging to learn about living with dementia, and the simple things you can do to support someone living with the disease.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time via Zoom.

We want to start by saying thank you to those who assisted in the Secret Santa program either by nominating a senior, assisting in organizing the donations received or mailing them, sharing the program details with others, being a donor or delivering a holiday meal. Your support to bring Holiday Cheer to seniors this year was very much appreciated.

Introducing Connections Café! Connections is excited to offer a new nutrition option for Iowans aged 60+ that partners with local restaurants or cafes to provide hot meals to older Iowans in your community. Individuals 60+ can receive up to 20 meals per month to use at the partnering restaurants or cafes. All meals under this program are offered at a suggested contribution of $3.50 for dine in, $3.75 for take out and home delivered.

Connections Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce an upcoming “Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Gala. This gingerbread themed event is a Family FUNdraiser - raising dough for services to keep seniors at-home. The Sugar & Spice Gingerbread Gala will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Ho Chunk Centre Atrium in downtown Sioux City. Parking is available in the neighboring parking garage.

Connections Area Agency on Aging’s is happy to announce that we will be hosting our 3rd Annual Secret Santa for Seniors, holiday gift program. We are looking for nominations for older community members aged 60 or older that have little or no family near, that would benefit from some holiday cheer. We are also looking for community members that would like to “adopt” an older community member and purchase gift cards from their wish list.

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