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Use this page for easy access to aging information and resources.

North Shore Area Partners Handouts

Information about services we provide:


Cost Share

Elder Abuse

To report suspected elder abuse or neglect:


Online Resources:

Print Resources:

Elder Fraud

Attorney General's Office:

Click the links below to download printable brochures. To order free copies of these and other resources, click here.


Elder Justice Initiative, US Department of Justice:


Online Resources:

Print Resources:

Health Care Directive/Advanced Planning

Individuals should have a current Health Care Directive (HCD). A current HCD is a gift to your loved ones and helps you get the care you would choose, if you were able.

Use these links to find a Health Care Directive Form:

Making my Wishes Clear offers statements one can review to help clarify their health care wishes and and ensure their health care directive is as clear and usable as possible.

The Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form is a portable medical order that can give patients with advanced serious illness the option to exercise increased control over the treatment they do and do not want to receive at the end of life. The POLST form is NOT the same as a Health Care Directive, but it may be an important component of advance planning in certain circumstances. Unlike a healthcare directive, a POLST form must be signed by a licensed provider to be valid.

Health & Wellness

Local, Regional, and Statewide Assistance



  • JuniperJuniper offers evidence-based programs that help elders live well, get fit, and prevent falls.

  • Living at Home NetworkThe Living at Home Network is a resource hub and advocate, an advisor on operations, and a connector among all members. Each year Minnesotans continue to live independently at home with the help of 33 non-profit, community-held programs​.

  • Minnesota HelpOnline directory of health and human services in Minnesota.

  • Senior Linkage Line​A service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and area agencies on aging. SLL connects elders with housing resources, health insurance information, financial assistance, community supports, and legal assistance​.

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