To be eligible for enrollment as a volunteer, senior companions shall:
be 60 years of age or over;
have an annual income at or below the applicable income eligibility level as established by the board;
no longer be in the regular work force; and
have a physical examination and report adjudging them fit for duty.
In computing combined annual income of married couples prior to enrolling them both as senior companions, one senior companion stipend must be included in the determination of maximum annual income.
There are no enrollment barriers for senior companions relating to experience, education, race, sex, creed, national origin, or political affiliation.
After enrollment as a senior companion, no person shall be terminated as a result of change in eligibility requirements, nor as a result of a change in income, marital status, or number of dependents.
MS s 256.977
17 SR 1279
October 8, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes