Assessment & Referral Services

The following agencies and companies provide elder care management and referral services and activities for social interaction. Services may include care management assessments, as well as referrals for a wide variety of services to fit the special needs of seniors and their families.  

Woman at Computer - Assessment & Referral ServicesNormandale Center for Healing & Wholeness

6100 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55436
Telephone: 952-929-1698
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Website: www.normandalecenter.org

The Center for Healing & Wellness, a non-profit agency, works with seniors and their family caregivers to provide support for healthy aging in body, mind & spirit. 

We provide direct support services to seniors wishing to remain independent and include: 

  • Social Work Services
  • Volunteers for home visits 
  • Individual and group workshops that address health and wellness concerns - Matter of Balance, Chronic Disease Self-Mgmt., Diabetes Self-Mgmt. and Healthy Moves
  • Tai Chi classes
  • Podiatry Clinic
  • Equipment Loans

We provide supportive services to caregivers that address their own unique needs and include:

  • Self-care workshops - Powerful Tools for Caregivers and Paths to Faithful Caregiving
  • Memory Companion individual and group respite programs
  • Support Groups
  • Individual and Group Education
  • Counseling/Coaching
  • Social Work Services

 

City of Bloomington Public Health

1900 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431
Telephone: 952-563-8910
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Website: www.BLM.MN/PublicHealth

Public health provides services in the cities of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield. The goal is to promote and improve the health of all in the community. Nurses provided individual health education and support at home visits or community sites. Presentations on Dementia Friends, Aging Eye Initiative and Aging Well are available. Community engagement and collaborative efforts drive our work.

 

Edina Resource Center

5701 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55424
Telephone: 952-848-3936
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Website: www.EdinaResourceCenter.com

Edina Resource Center is your connection to community information, resources and services. We specialize in social service supports available to those who live, work or attend school in Edina. Our services are free and confidential. Connect with us by phone, email or in person.

 

Edina Comfort Care Counseling Clinic, LLC

8120 Penn Avenue S., Suite 259, Bloomington, MN 55431
Telephone: 952-913-5403
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Website: www.edinacomfortcare.com

At Edina Comfort Care Counseling Clinic, Karen Eckstrom, MSW, LICSW has had extensive training in the aging brain. Ms. Eckstrom implements proven techniques with working with the elderly clients, who are experiencing dementia, depression, hoarding, grief/loss, just to name a few. Being older herself she understands the needs and complexities of her older clients. Ms. Eckstrom also speaks nationally on the aging brain. 

 

PrairieCare

6363 France Avenue S., Edina, MN 55435
Telephone: 952-862-8475
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Website: www.prairie-care.com

PrairieCare provides each individual patient the Psychiatric Care they truly need. PrairieCare is devoted to offering comprehensive and psychiatric services for all ages, including both inpatient and outpatient options for patient care. 

Free Needs Assessment: PrairieCare is proud to offer Free Needs Assessments to anybody looking for local psychiatric services. A Needs Assessment is a face-to-face interview with a trained counselor to help determine which level of care is most appropriate for that person. Anybody can schedule a Needs Assessment by calling 952-862-8475.