Lighthouse Center for Vital Living
Tech for Healthy Aging / Connectivity
4505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55807
Distance: 1041 Miles
Technology for Healthy Aging provides the safety and independence of older adults:
* Assessments to determine the types of Assistive Technology needed
* Training in using and taking care of the Assistive Technology equipment
Area Served by County
- Aitkin County
- Carlton County
- Cook County
- Itasca County
- Koochiching County
- Lake County
- St. Louis County
- Blind or visually impaired
Services are generally available to people who:
* Are over the age of 65
* Have a disability or other health challenges such as memory loss, Parkinson's, balance issues, depressions, or diabetes
* Live in their own home, including many types of assisted living settings. (Can also serve people in skilled nursing facilities if they are working on skills to help transition to more independent living.)
Individuals and/or family members can contact the Lighthouse directly with the online referral form or by calling (218) 624-4828. Doctors or social service agencies may also make a referral.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties. Some services are available statewide.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Assistive Technology
- Assistive Technology Products
- Case Management
- Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EAA) Home Assessment
- Family Counseling
- Family Training
- Home Accessibility Modification
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- School to Adult Life Transition
- Specialized Equipment and Supplies
- Support Group - Vision Loss, Caregivers and Memory Loss (Memory Cafe)
- Vision Loss Services
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LF-4900.1900Evaluation for Assistive Technology Definition
Programs that assess the current ability to function of people who have disabilities and prescribe or recommend the most appropriate assistive technology product to meet their individual needs including communication/learning aids, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and/or visual/reading aids.
LH-2700.0600Assistive Technology Training Definition
Programs that provide training for individuals who have physical or sensory limitations and/or for their caregivers which focuses on the care and utilization of the particular type of assistive technology product they require and changes the devices might require in their lives. Assistive technology training may deal with cognitive/learning aids, computer access aids, assistive technology software, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and/or visual aids.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YF-6500Physical Disabilities Definition
Any of a variety of conditions that may be due to muscular, skeletal or neuromuscular disorders, paralysis or absence of one or more limbs, which impose physical limitations on the individual.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.