Independent Living Resources
There are a number of other resources in addition to Meals on Wheels that help seniors and people with disabilities live independently at home.
- Help at Your Door – A grocery and delivery service for homebound seniors in the Twin Cities metro area: helpatyourdoor.org
- CareNextion – A Twin Cities-based website that helps caregivers manage care for their loved ones through offering scheduling tools and home-care resources all in one place: carenextion.org
- Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly – An organization dedicated to reducing isolation and loneliness while promoting well-being and independence among older adults in the Twin Cities Metro Area: www.littlebrothersmn.org
- Senior Link/Senior Linkage Line – Provides access to statewide community resources for seniors, their families, and caregivers: http://www.minnesotahelp.info/public/default.aspx?se=senior or 1-800-333-2433
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – The SNAP program in Minnesota is a county-run federal nutrition program that helps people get the foods they need to maintain a healthy diet: SNAP Minnesota website. SNAP can also be used to help cover the cost of home-delivered meals. Learn more about Meals on Wheels and SNAP.
- Living at Home Network – For more than 30 years, non-profit, community-owned Living at Home/Block Nurse Programs have helped seniors stay healthy, safe and independent while living in their own homes: www.lahnetwork.org
- Metropolitan Center for Independent Living – Provides people with disabilities with resources for independent living: www.mcil-mn.org