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Resources for Older Adults

Finding information and resources can be overwhelming at any age. At PHS we’re committed to helping you, even if you don’t live in one of our communities. Contact us with any questions you might have about living options, services, or where to start.

Here are some additional resources:

Senior LinkAge Line®

A service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging, the Senior LinkAge Line is a free service offered by the State of Minnesota that makes it easy for older adults and their families to find community services or plan for their future.

Minnesota Help.Info

MinnesotaHelp.Info is a resource database offering information on a wide range of community services for older adults including: home care, adult day services, housing, long term care and meal programs.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is an organization specializing in the research, support and care for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Several PHS communities are actively involved with Alzheimer’s Association chapters in the states where they are located:  

State Ombudsmen for Long Term Care

The Minnesota Ombudsmen is a state program administrated through the Minnesota Board on Aging. The Ombudsman advocates for person-directed living throughout the health care continuum, which respects individual values and preferences and preserves individual rights.

The Wisconsin Ombudsmen is a service of the WI Board on Aging & Long Term Care. The long term care ombudsman responds to concerns of residents or recipients of long term care, such as care in nursing homes, community-based residential facilities and services of the Community Options Program and managed long term care programs.
The Iowa Ombudsmen operates as an independent entity within the Iowa Department on Aging. Its mission is to protect the health, safety, welfare and rights of individuals residing in long term care facilities by investigating complaints, seeking resolutions to problems and providing advocacy with the goal of enhancing quality of life and care.

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