Minnesota Seniors Online

Minnesota Seniors Companionship
Professionals who make a difference by providing assistance and friendship to adults. Whether it be a companion to accompany you to the theater or an event to just having a friend over for coffee at home.

Friends and Co

We are Friends & Co (formerly Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly).

Our Vision: A world where every older adult thrives in meaningful relationships.
Our Mission: Friends & Co celebrates aging through community-led service that fosters meaningful connections for everyone.
Our Programs: As a volunteer-driven organization, Friends & Co service offerings are free of charge. These include 1. Coffee Talk – a drop-in chatline older adults can call at 877-238-2282 for friendly conversation Mon. – Fri. 8 am-Noon. 2. Phone Companions and 3. Visiting Companions which respectively offer one-to-one companionship over the phone or in person.

For Coffee Talk: Dial direct at 877-238-2282
For Phone or Visiting Companion services contact: Danielle at 612-746-0724 or dandrews@friendsco.org
To volunteer contact: Emma at 612746-0746 elucchesi@friendsco.org

Our Commitment to Equity: Friends & Co continues to build a more inclusive and diverse organization where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging.

Address: 2550 University Avenue W Suite 260-S , Saint Paul, MN 55114
Tel: 612-721-1400
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Lutheran Social Service of MN - Senior Companion Services

Our Senior Companion service is available across Minnesota and North Dakota and assists older adults so they are able to remain healthy and active in their own homes?for as long as possible. Our companions are trained volunteers who visit three to four hours per week to offer support, friendship and transportation into the community. Senior Companion assistance is available to seniors who would be able to continue living independently at home with the support of a weekly friendly visitor.

Services may be covered by: Elderly waiver (EW) or Alternative Care (AC) funding for older adults 65 years of age or older and eligible for in-home services. UCare Minnesota for Seniors members (a Medicare Advantage plan offered through UCare). Other public health and community partners.

Tel: 888-205-3770
Email: americorpsseniors@lssmn.org
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Lutheran Social Service of MN – Neighbor to Neighbor Companion Services

Neighbor 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.

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. 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.

Tel: 1-877-540-9443
Email: neighbortoneighbor@lssmn.org
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Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP)

ACCAP Senior Kinship Program - Supporting Our Senior Community: The Senior Kinship Program connects volunteers to seniors living in Anoka County. Volunteers may provide assistance and friendship, companionship and support, transportation to appointments and errands, and participate in activities and outings. ACCAP’s Senior Kinship Program strives to help people to remain independent in their homes and to provide a helping hand to Anoka County senior residents that may be isolated or home bound. Contact us at 763-783-4745 or www.accap.org/senior-services/

Address: 1201 - 89th Avenue N.E. Suite 345 , Blaine, MN 55434
Tel: 763-783-4745
Email: seniorkinship@accap.org
Website: https://accap.org/senior-services/
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