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On-Line Caregiver Workshop offered, Celebrating National Caregiver Month

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

Miekka Zanders is a social worker and nursing home administrator with a special interest in dementia care and quality of life. Over the past 11 years, Miekka has worked with residents, team members and families across the continuum of care to improve understanding and communication for those with dementia. She has presented on dementia communication at the Nebraska Health Care Association conference and American Health Care Association national conference. Miekka authored the highly reviewed book, Being with Dementia: A Soulful Approach.

To register for the event email Alisha Frady at, call

 800-432-9209 or click this link.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for the presentation.

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