Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota
Activities for Seniors - Elder Circle
277 University Ave W, Ste 100, St. Paul, MN, 55103-4004
Distance: 1033 Miles
Recreational activities for older adults to create social connections, learn new things and get involved in a variety of programs
Services for Vietnamese and Karen seniors 60 years of age and older including:
* Elder Circle offers group gatherings featuring table games, congregate meals, seasonal celebrations, field trips, and workshops on topics of interest to senior citizens.
* The bi-lingual Elder Program staff members provide interpretation, application assistance, and other help, whatever is needed to assist elders connect with resources that can improve their quality of life.
* Educates and coaches the elder's children on ways they can provide direct care for their elderly parents or help them access community resources.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to everyone
- Older adults
Vietnamese and Karen seniors 60 and older
Please call (651) 644-1317 for more information about this program
There is no fee for this service
8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Twin Cities Metro Area and Stearns County
Help to apply for state health insurance is available statewide.
|Main - Elders Program/Senior Center Activities||(651) 644-1317|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FT-1020Certificates/Forms Assistance Definition
Programs that help people obtain, complete and/or file official forms, certificates, documents, applications or other paperwork that is required to apply for benefits or services, initiate or respond to legal action or to officially handle or document the occurrence of a transaction; that help people acquire copies of official documents on file elsewhere; or that review legal documentation an individual has received to help explain its meaning.
PH-0800Caregiver Training Definition
Programs that provide training for family members and other informal caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself. The focus of the training is on building the skills and capacity of the caregiver to manage their caregiving role. Some programs include a caregiver assessment, development of an individualized plan that focuses on the caregiver, setting goals and establishing a routine for ongoing support for the caregiver.
PH-3500.4500Language Interpretation Definition
Programs that offer the services of trained bilingual individuals who are usually proficient in English and one or more foreign languages to help people whose command of English is inadequate to communicate their needs.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
Individuals who have fled their native country and have been given official permission by the government to settle permanently in another country. In the United States, refugee status is given to people who are outside their country of nationality and who are unwilling to return to that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution based on the individuals' race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. Entrant status allows the individual to remain in the U.S., but does not confer true "refugee" status. Asylees are refugees who apply for this status while already in the U.S. (on student or tourist visas, for example).
YH-0500.8170-385Karen Community Definition
Individuals who reside in Karen State in southern and southeastern Myanmar (Burma), or who identify themselves as part of the Karen community. The term "Karen" is an umbrella term that refers to a heterogeneous lot of Sino-Tibetan speaking ethnic groups that do not share a common language, culture, religion or material characteristics. The Karen constitute the third largest ethnic population in Myanmar.
YH-0500.8170-900Vietnamese Community Definition
Individuals who are either citizens of Vietnam or who identify themselves as part of the Vietnamese community. Vietnam is a country in southeast Asia. The official language is Vietnamese.