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Resources

To help make navigating the complex world of health, wellbeing, and senior care services easier, we’ve posted a few great resources you may find useful.

Looking for something else to spark your life? Perhaps you need help finding a yoga instructor who provides classes in the home? Or a reliable source for installing grab bars? Or maybe someone to help with the yard work? Simply call our Lifesprk Navigation services at 952-345-8770, and get connected to reliable resources.

ALS Association

Services and support for people with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota has been providing services, information, and advocacy for more than 30 years to people with dementia, their families and health care providers.

ALPA

Advocacy Leadership for Positive Aging (ALPA) is a leadership training program for service providers and volunteers who are experienced in working with older adults. Lifesprk was the first pilot site in the nation for the training. The goal of the program is to empower low and moderate income seniors for positive aging through train-the-trainer education.

Care Providers of Minnesota

Care Providers of Minnesota is a non-profit membership association with the mission to Empower Members to Performance Excellence. Lifesprk is one of the 800+ members across Minnesota who provide services along the full spectrum of care. The organization is the state affiliate for the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.

Center for Spirituality & Healing

With nearly two decades of experience in healthcare innovation, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing has played a pivotal role in improving the health and wellbeing of people, organizations and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Eden Alternative

The Eden Alternative® is an international organization dedicated to creating quality of life for Elders and their care partners, wherever they may live. Through education, consultation, and outreach, they offer person-directed principles and practices that support the unique needs of different living environments, ranging from the nursing home to the neighborhood street.

Greenhouse Project

For over a decade, healthcare providers have trusted The Green House Project experts to help envision, create, and optimize caring homes for meaningful lives. They’ve created a new standard in long-term and post-acute care, with national brand power, higher measurable quality outcomes, consumer demand, and caregiver satisfaction.

The Identity Circle

The Identity Circle is a consulting and coaching company dedicated to helping individuals and organizations thrive. Services include personal coaching, workshops, and self-guided tools to help people build fulfilling, successful lives – and identity strategy for companies seeking greater brand impact and employee engagement.

Kairos Alive!

Transforming life through dance and story. Kairos Alive! uses dance and storytelling to create a sense of community and well-being in participants of all ages and walks of life.

LeadingAge Minnesota

Together with more than 50,000 caregivers, members provide quality, compassionate care to 63,000 older adults every day in Minnesota in all the places they call home including independent senior housing, assisted living communities, in-home care and skilled nursing facilities. Lifesprk is one of the thousands of members.

Life Reimagined

Dedicated to helping people reimagine their lives, Life Reimagined is a vision, a methodology, and a community that helps people rediscover what truly matters and focus on what they really want to do.

Life Care Planning Network

The Life Planning Network is a community of professionals from diverse disciplines dedicated to helping people navigate the second half of life.

SHIFT

SHIFT is a proven, guided and peer-supported resource for mid-lifers seeking purpose and passion in their life/work.

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