Adult Companion Services
400 River Rd, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MN, 55744-3784
Adult Companion Services are non-medical social support services for people with disabilities or older adults who need supervision, care or assistance.
In Home Care Service is a licensed service that provides a personalized assistance that helps maintain and support healthy independent aging in the home and community.
Aging individuals receive assistance in their home from a trained staff using a daily personal plan which might include household maintenance (laundry/cleaning), personal cares, and/or home management (phone calls, organizing, reading mail, arranging appointments), socialization.
About This Location
When a person is on a disability waiver or the Alternative Care (AC) program and over the age of 18, companion services could include:
* Light housekeeping tasks
* Meal preparation
Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers in the Community-Based Services Manual.
Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.
ElderCircle Office is located in the YMCA building
Licenses and Certifications
- Chapter 245D License
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Brain Injury Waiver (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI)
- Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
This program can assist people 18+ with a disability but the primary focus is on those 55+ who desire to live independently.
If you have waiver or Alternative Care Program funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Day Services (ADS)
- Caregiver Consultant
- Chore Services - Yard Work, Snow Removal
- Family Caregiver Training and Education
- Fitness Program - Bone Builders
- Grocery Delivery
- Guardianship and Conservatorship Program
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Home Repair and Maintenance
- Home Safety
- Homemaker Services
- Information and Support - Dementia, Respite
- Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
- Support Group - Caregiver, Parkinson's Disease, Memory Loss
- Transportation (Waiver)
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ND-9200.8000-800Senior Companion Program Definition
Programs that provide part-time opportunities for low-income individuals age 60 and older to serve one-on-one with frail elderly and other homebound persons who have difficulty completing everyday tasks. They assist with grocery shopping, bill paying, and transportation to medical appointments, and alert doctors and family members to potential problems. Senior Companions also provide short periods of relief to primary caregivers. Senior companions receive a modest tax-free stipend for their work as well as reimbursement for transportation, annual physical examinations, meals, and accident and liability insurance during service. Local nonprofit organizations and public agencies receive grants to sponsor and operate Senior Companion projects. The Senior Companion Program is part of Senior Corps, a network of programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
PH-1400.5000-050Adult Mentoring Programs Definition
Programs that provide companionship, guidance and/or role models for adults who are disadvantaged because of age, income, physical or developmental disability or other personal problems and who need friendship and support to improve their personal and social functioning.
A respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in 2019 which likely originally emerged from an animal source, has spread person-to-person in many locales as well as to other countries around the world and has been identified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Symptoms include mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Those most at risk from the virus are older adults and people with pre-existing health conditions.