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Caregiver Support & Respite Services for Veterans

Caregiver Support & Respite Services for Veterans

Our Caregiver Support & Respite services are here to assist veterans, veterans caring for their family members and immediate family members caring for veterans. Our services can equip you, increase your caregiving skills, reduce isolation, offer breaks and support your overall well-being. Know you are not alone. Caregiving can exhaust your mental resources. We’re here to assist.

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Our team is uniquely positioned to provide exceptional Caregiver Support & Respite services to those who have served our country. We have undergone PsychArmor training to better serve veterans.

Customized Services to Fit Your Needs

Caregiver Coaching and Counseling

Coaching and counseling to help family caregivers develop their caregiving skills, find available resources, and practice self-care to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
 

Caregiver Classes and Workshops

Workshops, classes and events inform and support family caregivers.
 

Caregiver Technology Program

By using your own tablet/smart phone or borrowing one of ours, this program can help you reduce stress, grow your skills, join discussion groups, solve problems, access family mediation and more.
 

Caregiver Support Groups

A supportive network for caregivers to share experiences and information.
 

Emergency Care Planning for Caregivers

Helps caregivers put a plan in place in case a crisis or emergency happens.
 

Respite Care (Group Setting) 

Our LSS Morning Out and Afternoon Adventures groups provide social activities for older adults needing care and allows family caregivers to take a break.
 

Respite Care (In-Home)

Trained volunteers offer weekly visits in the home so that family caregivers can run errands, see friends and family or just rest and recharge.
 

Virtual Services

Stay connected and reduce stress with services that are available by phone or video chat.

We partner with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) and accept referrals through our CORE (Case Management, Outreach, Referral and Education) service in partnership. We also serve those who do not meet CORE requirements.

MDVAOur Caregiver Support & Respite services have been awarded a grant from the MDVA to help veteran and military families throughout the state with contributions made through every purchase of a  Support Our Troops License Plate.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) uses Support Our Troops funding to provide our Emergency Care Planning for Caregivers service for veterans receiving care and veterans caring for their immediate family members.

How to Get Started

 Call toll free at 866.787.9802 or email caregiverservices@lssmn.org.

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