Southeast Seniors Services
Connect to services provided by Southeast Seniors and partner organizations, assistance completing application paperwork, coordinating medical care, and problem-solving when challenges arise.
Wellness checks, health counseling, monitor chronic conditions, and advocacy with health professionals.
Roundtrip rides for medical and dental appointments, and essential errands by our amazing volunteer drivers!
Grocery Shopping Assistance
Volunteers can provide rides to the grocery store and in-store shopping assistance 1-2 times/month or can shop on your behalf, deliver groceries to your home and help put items away.
Volunteer assistance with outdoor chores including fall and spring raking, snow removal, weeding & lawn mowing.
Foot Care at Your Home
Provided by a registered nurse from Joyful Feet Healthcare on a sliding fee scale.
Individual consultation, connection to community resources, and powerful tools for caregivers classes.
Friendly Visits & Calls
Home visits and/or phone calls from a friendly Southeast Seniors volunteer with similar interests.
Southeast Lifelong Learners
Educational and recreational programs offered in partnership with Minneapolis Community Education twice monthly on Wednesdays from September through May. Past topics have included Medicare, local history, self-defense, and more! Click to learn more.
Virtual Book Club
Our Book Club meets monthly on Zoom from 1 to 2 PM the last Tuesday of the month. Arvonne Fraser Librarians lead discussion and provide books to Southeast Seniors. Volunteers can deliver book to you! Call (612) 331-2302 or email email@example.com to register. To learn about other book groups in the area, visit http://www.hclib.org/events.
Connection Club provides University of Minnesota students and people 65 and older an opportunity to connect. Students are matched with an older adult for a semester of volunteering in the form of "friendly visits." This may involve playing games, coffee chats, cooking together, taking walks and more. Read more here https://mndaily.com/269579/news/southeast-seniors-connects-seniors-with-students/
Pen Pal program is our partnership with Marcy Arts Magnet School. Fifth grade students are paired with an older adult to exchange letters during the school year. An optional in-person gathering is held at the end of the school year so Pen Pals can meet their partner! Click here to learn more.
"Thank you so much for all you do for the Southeast Minneapolis community. We truly appreciate your presence. You are the best!"
~Southeast Seniors member