Caregiver and Dementia Support

Note: For informaton on Memory Care Housing in Northfield, see Senior Housing page

AARP – Caregiver Support resources
AARP Cargiver and Dementia information
The AARP Caregiver online Resource Center has extended information for caregivers including dementia, financial, legal, life balance and Medicare resources specific to the caregiver.

Aging Services for Communities
(507) 364-5663 | Aging Services for Communities
Provides Homemaker services, Respite care and Medical Assistance Transport & Non-Medical Transport. Services Northfield area.

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Association
A comprehensive website for Dementia, caregiver support, information, resources and a 24/7 caregiver support hotline: (800) 272-3900

Senior Linkage Line
The Senior LinkAge Line® at 1-800-333-2433 | Website

The Senior Linkage Line is a free service that can help you find answers to all sorts of questions. Trained information specialists answer your call. It is easy to become overwhelmed as a caregiver. The Senior LinkAge Line can help. They have caregiving consultants who can answer caregiver questions and provide much needed information, help and help. Call them Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ThreeRivers Community Action
Family Caregiver and Senior Advocate Program
This program provides information, resources, and referrals for services to seniors and their caregivers. These services reduce caregiver stress and provide older adults with information and access to services to assure they can “age in place” successfully. Areas the advocate may assist with include: application assistance with financial programs, homecare and support group resources, healthcare directive completion, food programs, and issues related to caring for someone living with dementia.

Advocates can assist in many different ways including conversations via phone, home visit, or a family meeting.
For more information:
Carla Pearson, LSW
Older Adult Programs Coordinator
800-277-8418 Ext. 328
[email protected]

Vital Link Adult Day Center
Vital Link Caregiver support. Open M-F. Transportation available. Part of the Three Links Community

Caregiver Support Group (cancelled during COVID)
Call for information (507) 664-8800 – The meetings are facilitated by social workers and tailored to your interests, concerns and questions. This group is open to caregivers of a loved one with any form of dementia. 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Three Links Care Center, 815 Forest Avenue, Northfield, Minnesota 55057.