Dementia Services

Caring for someone with dementia at home is a difficult job that, while rewarding, can become overwhelming at times.  As a caregiver, each day brings new challenges and opportunities as you cope with the changing behaviors and levels of ability of the person with dementia.  Taking care of yourself as a caregiver and gaining more knowledge about dementia, with help you be able to take better care of your loved on with dementia.  

NEI3A is here to help you.  Below are some of the resources we offer:

• Information and referral for Family Caregivers-General information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s

• Caregiver information packets-Detailed information about Alzheimer's disease as well as other types of dementia and how the disease progresses.

• Family-Care-Consultations with caregivers of persons with dementia - Face to face meetings with caregivers-issues; progression of disease communication, behaviors, activities, safety, planning ahead. In home or at the Area Agency.

• Community Education for Family Caregivers - Regular monthly meeting of “Let’s Start The Conversation” along with other scheduled informational meetings on dementia

• Respite Funding - For care-partner of person with dementia/may include Home Health Agency or Adult Day Center-Limited to $250 every 12 months.

• Alarms (chair and door alarms)

• Lending Library (books on caregiving and DVD’s)

• Support Groups

Dubuque, IA
Early Stage Dementia and Care Partner Support Group
Last Tuesday of the month 2:30-3:30pm  
Oak Park Place
1381 Oak Park, Dubuque, Iowa 52002

Dubuque, IA
Caregiver Support Group
1st Thursday of each month - 6-7pm
Sunset Park Place
3730 Pennsylvania

Cascade, Iowa
Caregiver Support Group
2nd Tuesday of the month 6:00pm to 7:00pm
RiverBend Assisted Living
813 Tyler St. N.E. Cascade, Iowa 52033

Maquoketa, Iowa
Caregiver Support Group
Last Monday of the month 8:30am-9:30am J
ackson Co. Senior Center
1000 Quarry St. Maquoketa Iowa 52060

Maquoketa, Iowa
Caregiver Support Group
3rd Monday of each month 5:30-6:30pm
Clover Ridge Place
Maquoketa Iowa 52060

Manchester, Iowa
Caregiver Support Group
2nd Monday of each month 5:30-6:30pm
Good Neighbor Home
105 McCarren Dr, Manchester, Iowa 52057

Call 1.866.468.7887 or complete a Request for Information

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