Caregiver Support and Respite

You are not alone.

Our experienced caregiver support team provides individualized coaching and education to family caregivers to equip them and improve their ability to provide care, manage and cope with caring for an older adult while maintaining their own health, well-being and balanced lifestyle.

Caregiver Coaching

Our Caregiver Consultants will meet with you one-on-one to identify your needs, preferences and goals. We’ll help you develop a support plan, find resources, and develop tools to manage stress and find your way.

Support Groups

Monthly support and education groups are a way to network with other caregivers, identify resources and discuss strategies to navigate the challenges of caregiving.

Friendship Café

Friendship Café is an monthly opportunity for older adults and their caregivers to be socially and creatively active within a group setting. We provide a variety of activities such as crafts, games and music. The group has special support for those coping with memory loss.

In-Home Respite

Our trained volunteers provide older adults companionship and supervision while the caregiver is away for a break from caregiving. Our volunteer may provide a simple meal, or give reminders, but cannot assist with bathrooming or other personal care needs.

Recent Blog Posts

Safety First

We all know it’s important as we age to take a look around our homes and consider what elements may pose a danger for us, especially in relation to keeping us safe from falls. A fall at 30, 40 or 50 typically does notContinue reading “Safety First”

Plan to Be Active

For caregivers of someone with dementia, a daily challenge can be helping your loved one to continue to do things they find enjoyable. Since each person is an individual and because dementia affects each person differently, the caregiver that spends the most time withContinue reading “Plan to Be Active”


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Caregiver Support and Respite Services are made possible, in part, under the Federal Older Americans Act through a award from the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging® under a plan approved by the Minnesota Board on Aging.

Caregiver Support and Respite Services are available, in part, by a Live Well at Home grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Aging Division.

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