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The National Resource Center on Women and Retirement Planning prepared Financial Steps for Caregivers: What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Money and Retirement a step-by-step guide with tips and resources to address this important issue. Also see the WISER Special Report – Financial Decisions for Caregivers posted 03.27.15

5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency --read more  posted 01.20.15

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Great River Area Faith in Action & Live Well at Home℠

One of our client’s  is a 95 year-old woman who came onto our program in March, 2006.  She began by receiving volunteer assistance  with vacuuming, and direction from our professional staff on where to go for assistance with her medications.  Over the years she then received volunteer assistance with  homemaking, friendly visiting, and adopt-a-grandparent.  In January of 2010, we began providing transportation to appointments and to church.  

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Dollie and Marjorie
Testimonials of two women using the Live Well at Home program to buy help to live at home.

(length 2.59 minutes)

Using Your Money to Buy the Help You Need
Description of using your own money to buy help to live at home 

(length 2.40 minutes)

Live Well at Home Program 
Interview with a couple by a Live Well at Home program provider who discusses their risks and how to buy help at home.

(length 8.08 minutes) 

 Donna & Ray

 Features a Minnesota family whose daughter cares
 for her father in his home.

 The Wallaces

 A Minnesota couple whose daughter brought them
 home from a nursing home.

 What is Participant Direction?
 A quick overview of participant-directed services.

 Why is Participant Direction Important?
 Insight into why participant-directed services are important.