Resources

A variety of resources are available to support the residents of Rochester, MN and surrounding southeastern Minnesota communities. The following list provides suggestions for you and your loved ones.

Alzheimers Association offers community programs and support services. Phone: (507) 289-3950

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

Elder Network provides emotional and social support to seniors living in Olmsted County, Wabasha County, and Winona County.

Life Line – A telephone connection to the trauma unit at Saint Mary’s Hospital, through a base unit seniors have in their home. The call is activated by a call button that is pushed in the event of an emergency. (507) 255-6908

Medicare information

MinnesotaHelp.info is a resource database offering information on a wide range of community services throughout Minnesota.

Minnesota Board on Aging is the gateway to service for Minnesota seniors and their families through policy, information and assistance.

Minnesota Lions Eye Bank is the link between eye donors and transplant recipients.

Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care (MNHPC) promotes quality of life through hospice and palliative care and an understanding of the value of high quality hospice and palliative care, and advance care planning.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America as well as their loved ones.

Senior Linkage Line is Minnesota Board on Aging’s free statewide information and assistance service. Phone: (800) 333-2433 Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization serving persons 60 and over through funding and programs to support seniors’ independence and well-being. (800) 333-2433

Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization serving persons 60 and over through funding and programs to support seniors’ independence and well-being.

We Honor Veterans is a program of National Hospice And Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which invites hospices, state hospice organizations, Hospice-Veteran Partnerships, and VA facilities to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families, community providers, in partnership with VA staff, will learn how to accompany and guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.