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Checking on Needs of Aging Loved Ones

Minnesota has an array of resources to keep in mind when gathering with family and friends. The Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Minnesota Board on Aging offer these helpful resources:

Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433 and by chat at provides help with a wide range of issues — from prescription drug coverage and health care options to supports that help older adults remain healthy and safe at home.

Disability Hub MN at 1-866-333-2466 and by chat at, a resource that helps people with disabilities and their families solve problems, navigate the service system and plan for their futures. is an online directory of services and service providers rich in resources for all Minnesotans in need of help and information.

LinkVet at 1-888-LinkVet and is a Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs service line and website that provides support to veterans and their families.

The Minnesota Board on Aging website ( also has resources for people who are caregiving for family members and friends. These include The Caregiver Resource Guide, which includes checklists to plan for caregiving and tips for how people who are caregiving can take care of themselves.

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