There are several different programs available to community members based upon specific age groups or specific disability. These opportunities are called waiver programs. If you meet eligibility criteria, you may participate in one of the Minnesota Waiver Programs or you could choose to find alternative ways to meet your needs.
During this process, Public Health staff are available to:
- Provide information and education about local long-term care options
- Conduct a home visit to assess needs and help plan services
- Complete Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Assessments
- Aid with transition assistance for people who want to return to a community setting after admission to a nursing home or intermediate care facility (ICF)
- Share information about public programs that can help pay for services
Additional resources you may also wish to try include:
- MinnesotaHelp is a website that can assist seniors and people with disabilities find resources
- Senior LinkAge Line to connect older Minnesotans and their families with the help they need; toll free 800-333-2433
- Disability Hub Minnesota to assist Minnesotans with disabilities; toll free 866-333-2466
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