LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICE OF MINNESOTA

LSS of Minnesota to manage senior companion service in North Dakota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has taken over the Senior Companion Program in North Dakota, assuring that essential support through this service continues for older adults. The change was a result of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota‚Äôs recent closure due to financial problems. The Senior Companion Program, funded by AmeriCorps Seniors, matches trained companion…

Lutheran Social Services of MN hosts virtual events to bring joy to caregivers

The events are designed to lift the spirits of the older generation during social distancing and include a violin performance, a virtual farm tour, a piano performance and a virtual antique car show

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The caregiving program at Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota is designed to support those dedicating their time to caring for a loved one. Along with support groups and coaching, the organization also offers in-home respite for the caregivers. However, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, that service has had to be put on hold. “A caregiver…

Gov. Walz Pushes For Gun Control Hearings And Appoints New DHS Commissioner

Walz says he wants a special session and he supports universal background checks and so-called "red flag" protective orders

Gov. Tim Walz & Jodi HarpsteadST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz says it would be “counterproductive” to call the Minnesota Legislature into special session on gun violence only to watch Senate Republicans adjourn without holding any hearings or moving forward with gun control bills. “And I spent the day out at Game Fair where our most experienced firearms owners…