Embrace Aging

This online library serves older adults, family members and caregivers. Embrace Aging programs provide practical information on how to handle issues associated with aging, including Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.

Alzheimer’s Education Series

Did you know that about 1 in 9 people age 65 and older (10.7%) has Alzheimer’s? Chances are, you or someone you know is a caregiver for someone with dementia. LeadingAge Iowa and the Alzheimer’s Association have partnered to provide resources and education for caregivers, families and professionals. Check out the 2023 Winter Alzheimer’s Education Series that will provide tools to help improve quality of life. Topics such as effective communication, dementia conversations, and more will be discussed! 

Click here for more information: https://www.leadingageiowa.org/dementiaseries 

Embrace Aging video library

Embracing Aging is brought to you by Calvin Community Foundation, American Enterprise Group, The Comparison Project at Drake University and Des Moines University with special thanks to our sponsors AARP Iowa, Alzheimer’s Association: Greater Iowa Chapter, American Enterprise Group, Arbor Springs, Broadlawns Medical Center Geriatric and Memory Center, Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Richard Deming Foundation, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, Des Moines Area Religious Council, The Hale Group, HCI Care Services, Syverson Strege and Company – Sherpa Investment Management, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, Polk County and Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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