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Caregiver Wellness Day

Join us Monday, November 4, 2019 for a day to honor and celebrate the family caregiver. This free event will be filled with motivation and information to inspire and give thanks for the hard work and dedication you, as a caregiver, provide. The event begins at 8:30AM and ends at 3:15PM and is held at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.


Keynote speakers are Director Kathy Good and Manager Abby Martin of the Family Caregiver Center of Mercy in Cedar Rapids and Dr. Sara Sanders, Professor and Director of the University of Iowa School of Social Work.

Participants will also have the chance to enjoy:
- Educational breakout speakers discussing Medicaid and levels of care
- Over 30 vendors to help caregivers at any point in their journey
- Massage therapy
- Free breakfast and lunch
- Meeting other caregivers
- Laughter Yoga led by Teddy Widell

To register for this event, please call 319-398-7679. Free respite is available through Milestones locations in Cedar Rapids and Marion, as well as Pathways in Iowa City. Please specify the need for caregiving assistance when registering.