Resources for Seniors

Services

  • Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
    Website

    Phone: 651-641-8612
  • National Council on Aging

    Website
  • Senior Information Line of Anoka County

    Phone: 763-783-4707 or 800-333-2433
  • Senior Outreach, Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP)

    Seniors age 60+-access to services to live independently
    Website
    Phone: 763-783-4741
  • Senior Resource

    Housing options and information
    Website
  • Senior Services in Anoka County

    Website
    Phone: 763-576-2000
  • United Way 2-1-1

    24 hour information and referral service
    Website
    Phone: 2-1-1 or 651-291-0211 or 800-543-7709

Transportation


  • Anoka County Transit

    Website
    Phone: 763-422-7075
  • Anoka County Volunteer Transportation

    For seniors 60 plus for medical, dental and social service appointments.
    Website
    Phone: 763-422-7087
  • Mary Ann Young Senior Center Volunteer Transportation

    To and from the Senior Center for activities, meals, etc. Monday through Friday at designated times.
    Phone: 763-786-9375
  • Metro Mobility

    Subsidized, door-to-door for eligible people who are disabled. Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4pm.
    Website
    Phone: 651-602-1111
  • Minnesota Non-Emergency Transportation (MNET)

    Phone: 866-467-1724
  • R and D Transportation, Inc.

    Medical appointments
    Phone: 763-767-1804

Food


  • Volunteers of America Senior Dining

    Mary Ann Young Senior Center - Monday through Friday at noon. Call 3 business days ahead for a reservation.
    Phone: 763-780-4318
  • Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)

    For home bound persons age 60 plus or those with a disability.
    Website
    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.
    Website
    Phone: 763-783-4929 

Home Services


  • Anoka County Chores and More (ACCAP)

    For persons 60+, various household services.
    Phone: 763-783-4767
  • Family Caregiver Connection

    Caregiver support throughout Anoka County
    Website
    Phone: 763-422-6960

Crime Prevention


The following resources are helpful for Seniors in the community:
  • Anoka County Senior Population Resource


    Anoka County senior resources information page.
    Website
  • Attorney General's Office


    Website
  • Beware of Scams Targeting Grandparents


    Web Download (PDF)
  • Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information


    Website
  • Minnesota Elder Justice Center


    Website
  • 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.
    Website

Health and Wellness


  • Health Insurance Counseling Program Senior Linkage Line

    Confidential 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.
    Phone: 800-333-2433 
  • State Services for the Blind

    Call to schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center.
    Phone: 651-539-2300
  • Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program

    Providing a telephone at no cost to eligible Minnesotans.
    Email
    Phone: 800-657-3663 or 651-431-5945 
  • AARP Driver Safety Course

    Discounts on car insurance premiums.
    Website
    Phone: 800-350-7025
    For refresher courses at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, call 763-786-9375.