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Adult Companion Services
333 Main St, La Crescent, MN, 55947
Distance: 1082 Miles
Adult Companion Services are non-medical social support services for older adults who need supervision, care or assistance.
Companionship is available to older adults who would benefit from a regular volunteer visitor. Volunteers can visit for up to two hours each week.
If more than two hours per week of service is needed, the Care Partner staffed service may be able to assist.
About This Location
When a person is on Elderly Waiver (EW) or Alternative Care (AC), 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.
Area Served by County
- Houston County
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- African American Community
- LGBTQ Community
- Older adults
If you have Elderly Waiver (EW) or Alternative Care (AC) funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.
Sliding fee scale based on income. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Caregiver Consultant
- Chore Services (Waiver)
- Errand Running and Shopping - Care Partners
- Home Safety
- Homemaker Services
- House Cleaning - Care Partners
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) without Training
- Medical Equipment or Assistive Technology Loan Program
- Snow Removal
- Transportation (Waiver)
- Yard Work
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
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-1400.1900-230Friendly Visiting Definition
Programs that use "friendly visitors" (usually volunteers but also paid hourly companions) to call on people who are hospitalized or in another institutional setting, who are homebound or socially isolated due to disability or old age, or otherwise lack companionship with the objective of brightening their day and helping them to maintain contact with the outside world by reading, talking, listening, writing letters or performing other similar tasks.
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.
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.
YH-6000.0250African American Community Definition
Americans of Black African descent who identify themselves as African American through a common cultural heritage and experience.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YT-2400LGBTQ2+ Individuals Definition
People who identify as part of the gender and sexually expansive community that includes people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, pansexual, intersex, asexual, bigender, genderqueer, third gender, pangender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, agender or allied, or who are in the process of coming out or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.