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Caregiver Support

The Minnesota Veterans Homes are honored to care for our Residents and look forward to caring for those waiting for future care. We recognize the importance of supporting Veterans’ family members and caregivers and want to ensure they have access to programs and reliable information. The Minnesota Veterans Homes developed and compiled the following resources to support caregivers.

Information Sheets

Online Resources

  • DailyCaring offers practical caregiver tips for everyday life, personal stories, and resources specifically related to caring for older adults.
  • Carebirdsapp offers family caregivers to organize care for their loved ones, easily share the load, keep track of care tasks and better communicate with the care network.

Visitor Policy

The safety and health of Minnesota Veterans Homes Residents and staff has guided our response to COVID-19 throughout the pandemic. Click here more information on our visitor policy.

Caregiver Support through LinkVet and Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs partners with LinkVet and Lutheran Social Services to provide services and support in the community. If you need services and support, individuals are encouraged to directly contact the organizations.

  • LinkVet: or 1-888-LinkVet (546-5838). LinkVet can help Veterans and caregivers find programs or services to meet their needs, such as access to food, paying bills or social isolation. LinkVet works with Lutheran Social Services to provide referrals and case management.
  • Lutheran Social Services (LSS): or 1-888-881-8261. LSS provides services including behavioral health counseling, caregiver support and respite, and Meals to Go. LSS also offers the Veterans C.O.R.E. program which can help identify additional services that you may need.

Community Resources

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