Minnesota Stroke Association Education

The Minnesota Stroke Association will present education sessions about caregiving through the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education (CARE) Program. The program will also include 30 minutes social time for caregivers to connect and benefit from the experience, skills, and wisdom of other caregivers.

These valuable sessions are brought to you at no cost through generous funding provided by the Live Well at Home Grant. All sessions will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409.

Space is limited. To register, please call 763-553-0088.

Navigating the Community-Based Waivers
Metro Area Agency on Aging
August 29

This presentation will provide a high-level overview of Elderly Waiver (EW), the Alternative Care (AC) Program. We will explain what spend-downs are, and differentiate between asset and monthly spend-downs. We will introduce resources for help and next steps.

This session starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Stroke Association/Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices at 2277 Highway 36 W, Ste 200, Roseville, MN 55113

Introduction to Caregiving
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance/Minnesota Stroke Association
September 12

Caregiving brings rewards, but also shifting roles and emotions. Expand your knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to be a caregiver. Learn useful tips to better care for your loved one.

Options and Resources to Support Aging in Place
Senior LinkAge Line®
September 26

This presentation will provide a broad overview on why planning for long-term care is important and what planning tools are available. Senior LinkAge Line® will discuss the costs of long-term care and the impact on society and will identify activities of daily living and the risks that may cause an older adult to have to move.

Health Care Directives, Hospice and Palliative Care
Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care
October 24

What types of treatment would you or your loved one prefer if diagnosed with a life-limiting illness? A health care directive is one way to share your wishes and preferences for serious illness and end-of-life care. Attend this session and review why it is important to have a health care directive and how hospice and palliative care may benefit you and your family.

Health and Wellness for the Caregiver
Wilder Foundation
November 14

Learn why it's important for caregivers to pay attention to their own health and wellbeing as well as strategies for caregivers to take care of themselves and get breaks from the demands of their situation.

New to Medicare
Metro Area Agency on Aging
December 19

This presentation reviews what is covered by Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, as well as Medicare supplement options available. The enrollment process and options for enrollment in Medicare will be discussed along with the personal costs of the program.

Cost is free. Sessions start at 5:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409.

Space is limited. To register, please call 763-553-0088.