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Neighbor to Neighbor Companions

A Companion Service for a Fuller, More Active Life

Two women laughing, eating cheesecakeNeighbor to Neighbor Companions is a bridge to a fuller, more active life for older adults who want to continue living at home, stay healthy and remain as independent as possible.  

Our dedicated companions offer assistance with daily activities and appointments, a link to the community, and an opportunity for meaningful friendship. This innovative service is available for purchase in rural and metro areas across Minnesota, including in Brainerd, Mankato, Rochester, St. Cloud and the Twin Cities. 

Customized, weekly visits ensure: 

  • Reliable transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping and errands 
  • Assistance with correspondence, such as paying bills 
  • Help with simple household tasks 
  • An ongoing resource, advocate and friend who can help you stay independent and healthy 

COVID-19 Update

Due to the current pandemic, Neighbor to Neighbor Companion services are currently being offered exclusively virtually via phone and video chat. We will transition back to in person visits and reintroduce transportation support when we can do so safely, following state and federal guidelines.
 

How it works 

We partner with you, your family, and your health care provider(s) to design a plan that fits your schedule. A trained local companion will then begin weekly visits to support your specific needs — both at home and with transportation to community activities.  

Tom and Jose walking.You can depend on quality care from our companions who undergo comprehensive background and driving checks, and our experienced staff are available to address questions along the way. 

Details and rates 

Neighbor to Neighbor Companions is an affordable service scheduled for a set number of hours each week.  

During visits, we provide support in your home as well as transportation to activities in your community for a fixed rate. Service includes 20 miles of travel per week (or 1,000 miles per year) and you may choose to purchase additional mileage. Contact us for rate details and availability in your area. 

Get Started Today

Feel free to contact us to talk about your needs and determine how this service might work for you.  A request for Senior Companion services may be placed by you or a family member.

Request more information

Contact the LSS representative in your area.

 

Learn about  becoming a Neighbor to Neighbor Companion.

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Neighbor to Neighbor Companions