Health and Well Being Programs

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One third of Iowa’s population is approaching retirement. Fifteen percent of Iowans are 65 years of age or older and 88 of Iowa’s 99 counties in 2030 will have more than 20 percent of the population age 65 and older. As a result, a third of Iowa’s population provides care for adults. Programs help empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves.

Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging

Participants will recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members. Participants will build talking and listening skills for addressing changing needs in later life.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Improved health and wellbeing of caregivers and those they assist