|For Seniors, their Families, and Friends
Learn about options for seniors that helps maintain independence in the community. Information is available on employment, financial assistance, Medicare and Medicaid, in-home help, food and nutrition, prescription expense help, transportation and much more.
Senior LinkAge Line®
The Senior LinkAge Line® is a nationwide toll-free number (1-800-333-2433) that is answered Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM - 4:30PM by certified information and assistance specialists.
RxConnect helps people access free and low-cost prescription drugs through patient assistance programs offered by drug manufacturers. RxConnect™ is available through the Senior LinkAge Line®.
Health Insurance Counseling
Certified health insurance counselors are available at no fee (donations are appreciated) to answer questions on Medicare, supplemental insurance, long-term care insurance, and other related questions. Health insurance counseling is available through Senior LinkAge Line® and one-on-one with trained staff and volunteers.
Are you helping a spouse, family member, neighbor or friend more than you used to with doctor’s appointments, errands, medications or personal care? Caring for an older adult family member or friend may be one of the most important roles of your lifetime. But it can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Learn about resources, services and educational opportunities to help you care well, for yourself and your family member or friend
MinnesotaHelp.info® is a statewide resource database containing information on more than 12,000 agencies providing such services as health care, education and recreation, retirement, disability and social service information. This Directory contains information on nonprofit and public health and human service programs and for-profit programs. The site walks consumers through six simple steps that lead them to service and housing options that may benefit them or family members, friends or clients.
Care Consultant Services
The Care Consultant assists older adults to live as independently as possible. Consultants work with the individual and family, in person or over the phone, to identify and choose services that meet their unique circumstances. A plan will be developed for providing care, assist with problem solving, link caregivers and their loved ones to community services and offer other forms of support.
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|Seeking Members to Serve on the Advisory Committee on Aging|
The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) is seeking persons to serve on the Advisory Committee on Aging.
The Committee guides the activites of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging. Persons age 60+ are especially encouraged to apply.
For more information or for an application, contact Kara Edwards at 218-529-7520
|A collection of VHS and DVD videos, books, resource manuals, computer CD-ROM software and|
simulations are available for checkout by contacting the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging in Duluth,
Minnesota. Many of these resources were purchased through federal grants, some were donated and
others have been purchased with other local or state monies. Click here to view the catalog
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