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Neighbors In Action

Caregiver Consultant

333 Main St, La Crescent, MN, 55947

(507) 895-8123

Website

https://www.neighborsinaction.net

Service Details

Description

Caregiver Consultation is a service that can help caregivers develop strategies to achieve a balanced lifestyle, allowing the caregiver to provide both good care and protect their own health. It is offered throughout Minnesota by professionals who are certified Caregiver Consultants. Consultants are certified by the Minnesota Board on Aging by meeting basic standards and completing training. Caregiver Consultation involves identifying a caregiver's strengths, needs and goals, and developing a plan with the caregiver.


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:
* Caregiving education and skills training
* Self-care and stress management suggestions
* Disease-specific information to support caregiving
* Guidance on managing family and care team relationships
* Communication and assertiveness skills training
* Support in developing informal networks of support
* Family meeting facilitation


The Caregiver Consultant service is part of the Minnesota Board on Aging's Live Well at Home program.


Additional Information

Caregiver coaches can help reduce stress by providing support, encouragement, and the resources needed to provide care


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Houston County 
  • Payment
    • Sliding fee scale 
    • Title III 
  • Specialization
    • African American Community 
    • LGBTQ Community 
    • Older adults 
    • Veteran 

Eligibility

Eligibility may vary by agency.


For Title III-E-funded providers, eligible individuals are unpaid caregivers (such as a spouse, adult child, 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.


Fees

Sliding fee scale based on income


Area Served

Houston County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 895-8123

Last Update

3/11/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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