Minneapolis VA Health Care System
One Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN, 55417
Distance: 857 Miles
Assessment, care and service coordination for older adults related to aging, memory, mental and physical health
You may look for these services if you have memory loss, dementia or other aging related issues.
* Understanding and coping with dementia or Alzheimer's disease
* Services may include home-based care, inpatient care, outpatient care, homemaker services
* Caregiver support and respite care is available
- Older adults
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities - Veterans
- Caregiver Support
- Counseling Services
- Dental Clinic
- Medical Foster Home Program
- Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Recovery Services
- Opioid Treatment - Non-Residential
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Service Dogs
- Social Work Services
- VA Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers
- VA Nursing Home (Community Living Center)
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Vision Loss Services
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LF-4900.1650Dementia Evaluation Definition
Programs that offer a variety of tests to establish the presence of Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease or other conditions which involve loss of memory, deterioration of intellectual functioning, disorientation and other similar symptoms.
LF-4900.2050Geriatric Assessment Definition
Programs, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluate the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.
LV-3300.2900Geriatric Medicine Definition
Programs that are staffed by specialists who provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for elderly individuals who have diseases or conditions that are associated with the aging process. Special assistance may include recognizing altered presentations of illnesses, dealing with multisystem organ involvement, handling special drug interactions, utilizing resources such as nursing homes and community social services, and assisting with ethical issues in the care of people who are elderly.
An acquired reduction in mental capacity that is characterized by impairment of memory, judgment and intellectual functioning which is often accompanied by behavioral disturbances.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.