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YOUR SEARCH FOUND 13 RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVER SUPPORT
Definition: Assistance to individuals who are helping others. For example, family members, friends, neighbors and volunteers. Support services may include: Information about services; assistance in gaining access to services; counseling, support groups, and training to caregivers to assist in making decisions and solving problems related to their roles; respite care to allow cargivers to be temporarily relieved.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The goal of the American Cancer Society (ACS) is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer.
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CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A federal program for licensed in home child care providers which assists them financially for providing nutritious meals to the children they serve.
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ELDER NETWORK - RESPITE CARE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Elder Network - Respite Care provides up to four hours per week of respite for people who give continuous care to older adults living at home. Volunteers provide companionship and nonmedical support to the care receiver. Respite care allows the caregiver to take a break while confidently leaving their loved one with a trained volunteer.
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FAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A facilitated meeting in which family, friends, service providers, and other supportive persons come together to make a plan or decision for reunification, permanency, care, protection and support,transition, self-sufficiency, concurrent plans, visitation, or independent living.
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HOME AND COMMUNITY OPTIONS, INC.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Home and Community Options provides support and residential services to persons with developmental disabilities who reside in the Winona County area. The agency provides support to persons of all ages.
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PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Group meets on the first Monday of each month in Community Memorial Hospital's Parkview Conference Room. This group is for men and their families who have been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and are dealing with pretreatment, treatment and post-treatment issues. This group was formed eight years ago with the intent to provide support and to meet the educational needs of men and families with Prostate Cancer.
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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING - LONG TERM CARE CONSULTATION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A Long Term Care Consultation is an assessment of health and safety needs which help identify if a person may be able to remain in and/or return to the community setting with supportive service. A Public Health Nurse will make a visit and complete the assessment in one's own home or in a facilty. Available service options will be discussed and a plan will be developed. For further information, please see the Full Description.
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QUALITY LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Provides 24-hour care with RN's, LPN's and CNA's. Total skills care for adult daily in home living assistance.
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SEMCAC

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Semcac is a private, nonprofit agency serving the communities of southeastern Minnesota. Semcac assists people to achieve or maintain independence and self-reliance through their own and community resources. Volunteer opportunities are availabe with the following programs in Winona County: Head Start, Senior Dining, Meals on Wheels and the Volunteer Driver Program.
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SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Senior Companions assist others to maintain the highest level of dignity and independent living possible by *Visiting homebound isolated adults *Providing support to family caregivers *Assisting with vital services such as grocery shopping and appointments *Acting as a friend who listens and cares Senior Companions become friends with those who are lonely and isolated.
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WINONA HEALTH

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Winona Health is a community owned nonprofit organization who collaborates with Family Medicine of Winona, P.A. to meet the lifelong healthcare needs of the Winona, Minnesota, regional community.
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WINONA HEALTH - HOSPICE SERVICES

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Winona Area Hospice Services provides care and support for persons and their family living with a terminal illness.
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WINONA HEALTH - SOCIAL SERVICES

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Social Services Department provides information about health, social and financial resources to patients, families and the community. See Full Description for more information on services.
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Disclaimer: The Community Resources section of WinonaShares.org is still a work in progress. Watch for improvements and a more complete listing of services in the coming weeks. Please let us know if you find errors in any of the listings. Also let us know if you think a group, organization, or agency should be listed here. Contact us by phone at (507) 457-6467, or by email.


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