Resources for Seniors
Metropolitan Area Agency on AgingPhone: 651-641-8612
National Council on AgingWebsite
Senior Information Line of Anoka CountyPhone: 763-783-4707 or 800-333-2433
Senior Outreach, Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP)Seniors age 60+-access to services to live independently
Senior ResourceHousing options and information
Senior Services in Anoka CountyWebsite
United Way 2-1-124 hour information and referral service
Phone: 2-1-1 or 651-291-0211 or 800-543-7709
Anoka County TransitWebsite
Anoka County Volunteer TransportationFor seniors 60 plus for medical, dental and social service appointments.
Mary Ann Young Senior Center Volunteer TransportationTo and from the Senior Center for activities, meals, etc. Monday through Friday at designated times.
Metro MobilitySubsidized, door-to-door for eligible people who are disabled. Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4pm.
Minnesota Non-Emergency Transportation (MNET)Phone: 866-467-1724
R and D Transportation, Inc.Medical appointments
Volunteers of America Senior DiningMary Ann Young Senior Center - Monday through Friday at noon. Call 3 business days ahead for a reservation.
Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)For home bound persons age 60 plus or those with a disability.
Phone: Coon Rapids and Blaine - 763-755-8400 or 763-489-3608
SNAP Food Support (ACCAP)Screening and one on one application assistance to help stretch your food budget.
Anoka County Chores and More (ACCAP)For persons 60+, various household services.
Family Caregiver ConnectionCaregiver support throughout Anoka County
The following resources are helpful for Seniors in the community:
Anoka County Senior Population Resource
Anoka County senior resources information page.
Attorney General's Office
Beware of Scams Targeting Grandparents
Web Download (PDF)
Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
Minnesota Elder Justice Center
Senior Safety Fair
Each year, the Blaine Police Department, in partnership with the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, the Spring Lake Park Parks and Recreation Department, and SBM Fire put together a one day safety and wellness fair for the senior population in Blaine and Anoka County. The program is typically held in April or May.
Health and Wellness
Health Insurance Counseling Program Senior Linkage LineConfidential help with Medicare questions, supplemental insurance, medical bills and more. Can schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center.
State Services for the BlindCall to schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center.
Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) ProgramProviding a telephone at no cost to eligible Minnesotans.
Phone: 800-657-3663 or 651-431-5945
AARP Driver Safety CourseDiscounts on car insurance premiums.
For refresher courses at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, call 763-786-9375.