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May 2020

Cancelled Ida Grove/Ida County Caregiver Appreciation Free Luncheon

Friday, May 1, 2020
12:00 pm1:30 pm
Ida Grove: Horn Memorial Hospital

Details coming soon.

Cancelled - Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Thursday, May 7, 2020
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.

Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
Childcare provided

Cancelled - Council Bluffs: Dessert Auction

Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Council Bluffs: American Legion, 716 S. 4th St

Join us for dinner, raffles and an auction!
Marvel at the array of signature desserts by top area chefs & bakers.
Auctioneer: Gail Hunter
The perfect dessert for Mother's Day!
Proceeds benefit the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) that provides life enriching volunteer opportunities for Seniors in our community.
For more information, call 800.432.9209 ext. 8156

Cancelled - Sioux City: Aging Well Series: Who Decides Who Decides

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
10:30 am12:00 pm
WITCC ACE Center, 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, IA

Join us for a free, informative session. Preregister by calling: 712.274.6404 or 800.352.4649

Who Decides & Who Decides Who Decides?

This presentation, by Frank Tenuta from Iowa Legal Aid, will provide information about legal issues related to decision making when an individual is not competent or of questionable competence. It will include a discussion of the legal definition of competence in Iowa, as well as the procedures to establish substitute decision making mechanisms. It will include a discussion of living wills, powers of attorney, guardianships and conservatorships. This session should empower you to have those important conversations with those you love concerning your or their life decisions.

Cancelled - Sioux City: Community Conversations: Beyond Driving

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
10:15 am11:45 am
Sioux City: Public Library Morningside Branch

details coming soon

Cancelled - Cherokee: Community Conversations: Beyond Driving

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
2:00 pm3:30 pm
Cherokee: Public Library

details coming soon

Cancelled - Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Thursday, May 21, 2020
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.

Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
Childcare provided

Postponed - Sioux City: Shredtastic

Friday, May 29, 2020
11:00 am1:00 pm
Sioux City - Siouxland Center for Active Generations, 313 Cook St (Old HyVee on Hamilton, across from Dairy Queen)

It's Back Again! Connections Area Agency on Aging staff and volunteers, along with Document Depot will be at the Siouxland Center for Active Generations, working to protect our older Americans! Bring your confidential papers to be shredded. This event will not have a drug take back.

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).

Donation event, thanks to Document Depot and Siouxland Center for Active Generations. Donations benefit Connections Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Program.

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