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Name: Hamline Midway Elders  more information...
Description:History & Mission: Founded in 2001, we're a neighborhood based organization that provides services to help seniors remain independent in their own homes.

Primary Goals: Assist seniors with at least one activity of daily living. We arrange transportation, meal & grocery delivery, shopping, seasonal chore assistance, telephone reassurance, friendly visits, volunteer respite, caregiver support referrals for counseling and caregiver support, minor home repairs & modifications, or arrange appropriate nursing and home health aide care. According to our data base, the number of seniors we served each year continues to hover around 185 with 60-70 new persons served added each year.
Recruit, train and manage neighborhood residents to be volunteers so they are able to assist with the above listed activities, as well as support for our educational and social events. From January to December 2008, we enlisted the help of 125 volunteers, 28 of whom were new to the organization.

Senior Services: We offer Home Health Care through our partnership
with Wilder Homecare Agency. Nursing is available by Cheri Fiola, R.N., for the following services:

Medication set-up and monitoring, Wound care, INRs (blood draws), Footcare, Physical Therapy including fall prevention, Occupational Therapy, Home Health Aides are available to assist with bathing, dressing, meal preparation, light housework, etc.

Funding: Wilder services can often be billed to Medicare, private insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, Alternative Care/Elderly Waiver, or other third party funders. Unfunded services are billed to the client on a sliding fee scale. There is no charge for our consultation or flexible case management services although freewill, tax deductible payable to HM Elders donations are gratfully accepted.

Direct Service by Staff: On-going support and consultation for elders and caregivers. Shopping for and delivering specialized medical equipment or adaptive gadgets for the home, “Second Tuesday” educational luncheon events, Medical rides—Help scheduling medical appointments and, if desired, assisted transportation to appointments, Health Care Advocacy—Staff available to help plan transitions from hospital to care center to home, including presence at care conferences, "Gifts for Seniors" — Holiday gift delivery to elders at home.

Screening, Application Assistance, and Referrals:
Monica Gallagher, Service Director, is available to help Hamline Midway Elders access a bevy of empowering resources including the following:

yard maintenance
reputable housekeeping
handyman services
financial assistance & tax help,
grocery delivery,
Meals on Wheels,
vision loss resources,
adaptive equipment,
professional caregiver support
legal/estate planning resources
health care, and more.
Call (652) 209-6542 or e-mail today to schedule a free 30-minute home visit or office visit at your convenience.

Volunteer Assistance: Qualified, pre-screened neighborhood volunteers available for the following: Rides to medical appointments, shopping or social events, Seasonal chores,
Friendly visiting, Annual pet wellness visits by U of M vet students, Computer help, and more.
 Location
Address:1514 Englewood Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
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Phone:(651) 209-6542
E-Mail:monica@hmelders.org
Web Link(s):A one-stop resource to connect elders, caregivers and neighbors to whatever resources are needed to help seniors live independently at home.
www.hmelders.org

Contact:Monica Gallagher, Service & Volunteer Director
 
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Age Group(s):Seniors
Ability:All Abilities
Supervised:No
 
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