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Hamline Midway Elders

Caregiver Consultant

1514 Englewood Ave, Hamline Methodist Church, St. Paul, MN, 55104

Distance: 966 Miles

(651) 209-6542

Website

http://www.hmelders.org

Service Details

Description

The Caregiver Consultant service is part of the Minnesota Board on Aging's Live Well at Home program. The consultants are trained professionals who provide family caregivers with useful information, skills and tools, as well as help with problem-solving. The consultant's role includes developing strategies for the caregiver to achieve a balanced lifestyle that allows for both providing care and maintaining their own health.


Caregiver consultants are available to:
* Unpaid family, partners and friends who provide care to an older adult (60 years or older)
* Unpaid family, partners and friends who provide on-going care to younger persons with dementia
* Persons age 55 or older who live with and care for a grandchild, other relative's child, or an adult child with a disability


Caregiver Consultants may provide:
* Education on caregiving skills
* Advice on how to take care of yourself and deal with stress
* Information on diseases, such as Alzheimer's or dementia
* Help with managing family relationships
* Training on skills such as assertiveness and communication
* Support with getting other family members and friends to assist
* Conducting family meetings


Consultants will help identify the caregiver's strengths and needs. They help develop a personalized caregiving plan with goals. They offer problem-solving, coaching, and ongoing support to help the caregiver reach their goals.


Additional Information

Flexible, tailored assistance to help local and distant caregivers care for their loved ones, and themselves. Home visits, office appointments, caregiver stress evaluations, referrals, on-going caregiver coaching and phone counseling available at no charge.


Features

  • Payment
    • Title III 

Eligibility

Unpaid caregivers (such as a spouse, adult child, other relative, partner or friend) who are caring for an older adult (60 years or older ), or for an individual with dementia (such as Alzheimer's Disease). Also eligible are people (age 55 or older) who live with and care for a grandchild, a relative's child or an adult child with a disability.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Person of any age providing care coordination or any kind of support to a Hamline Midway residents age 60 or older.


Application Instructions

Call or e-mail to schedule an appointment with Monica Gallagher, the Service Director.


Fees

Sliding fee scale based on income


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
There is no fee, but free-will donations are appreciated.


Business Hours

9:30am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Provides service within specific service area.
Service area is bound by
* Dale St on the east
* University Avenue to the south
* Transfer Rd to the west
* Pierce Butler Route to the north.


Serving the neighborhoods of Midway, East Midway and West Frogtown.


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 209-6542
FAX (651) 209-6338

Last Update

6/8/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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