Caregiver Consultant. One-to-one support and advice to keep your life in balance while caring for a partner or older adult; Understanding your caregiver role; Managing stresses of giving care; staying healthy; problem solving; and help communicating with family and others involved in the care.
Caregiver ConsultantCaregiver CounselorGeriatric Care ManagerSupport PlannerConsumer Directed Care. Services which increase an older adult's choices in selecting care providers. It includes options for paying a friend or neighbor to provide the care.Education / Training. Services to help you learn more about caregiving; community resources for future planning; understanding and coping with stress; and skills that will help you perform new care tasks.
Education and Skills for Managing StressPlanning AheadFinancial and Legal Advice. Find resources to help with legal or financial issues you may have in your role as a caregiver.
Conservatorships / GuardianshipsElder Law ServicesHealth Care Directives (A living will)Lawyer Referral ServicesVials of LifeWellness Programs
Financial HelpHome Health Care. Care provided in the home by nurses, home health aides, physicians, and rehabilitation specialists to restore or promote functional abilitiesHospice and End of Life Care. Information, support and services to help you care for someone who is in the advanced stages of a disease or dying
Burial / Cremation Expense AssistanceBurial BenefitsDental BillsEmergenciesEnergy, fuel and other UtilitiesFoodHelp Paying for In-Home CareHelp to pay for a new or reconditioned heating systemHelp to Pay for Records, Licenses, PermitsHome Modifications and RampsMortgagesMovingPersonal LoansPrescriptionsRentTransportationInsurance
Help filing insurance claimsHelp with Medical Assistance Claims, Appeals and BillingHelp with Medicare Claims, Appeals and BillingHelp with Medicare Fraud and AbuseInsurance lawLegal Services
Hospice CarePalliative CarePlanning AheadHousing / 24 hour Supervision. Local housing options for the person for whom you're caring.
Adult Foster Care (Family style home with shared dining, bathrooms, and other spaces)Assisted Living (private apartment style accommodations with service and building options focused on an independent lifestyle)Boarding Care (Residential home or small nursing home with shared areas)Customized Living Services (Waiver payment for Housing with Services Establishment or Assisted Living)Nursing HomeSemi-Independent Living Residences for Disabled AdultsMedical / Behavioral Health Services. Services to help you with ongoing worry or anxiety, depression, and concerns related to use of alcohol or prescripton drugs.
Alcohol and other drug use screening / evaluationMedical EvaluationMental health screening / evaluationPeer Mental Health CounselingWellness ProgramsRespite Care and Adult Day Services. Services for your partner or relative while giving you some time for yourself. This includes in-home, out-of-home and adult day services.
Adult Day ServicesRespite-in-homeRespite-out-of-homeServices in the Home. Supports and services to help older persons and adults with disabilities stay in their homes. Including chore, homemaker, home delivered meals, transportation and companion services.
Cleaning and Repairs
Handyperson Help (including major cleaning, plumbing / furnace repair, and painting)Minor household repairHelp with errands / shoppingIn Home HelpMealsMoving HelpTransportation
Disability Related TransportationGeneral Paratransit / Community Ride ProgramsMedical TransportationSenior Ride ProgramsYard Help
Support Groups. Group opportunities to meet and gain support from others caring for an ill partner or parent; learn about managing care and finding community resources.MORE TOPICS
Caregiver Support GroupsCondition or disease-specificGeneralTechnology for Every Day Living. Equipment and devices for supporting the independence and safety of older adults. Including home modifications, emergency response systems, durable medical equipment and assistive devices.
Add Safety Features to a HomeEmergency AlertEquipment That Helps Me Get AroundGetting EquipmentMedical Equipment / SuppliesMobility Aids
- MDH Healthcare Facility and Provider DatabaseMinnesota Department of Health registration and license status. Search by name, county, city or type
- License Look-up from MN Department of Human ServicesLists non-clinical state licensed providers such as homemakers and companions
- CaregiversInfo for family and friends who help an older adult
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- Specialists are also available by phone:
- Senior LinkAge Line®: 800-333-2433
- Disability Hub MN: 866-333-2466
- Veterans Linkage Line™: 888-546-5838