Support and Companionship on the Journey of Aging and Serious Illness

Care Partners of Cook County provides vital support and services to help clients and their families  address the transitions of aging, serious illness and end of life with safety, dignity, and confidence.

Care Partners works in collaboration with the North Shore Health Care Foundation, North Shore Health, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and other community service organizations.

Recent News

Upcoming Events

  • The 3rd annual Care Partners Ice Cream Social will be held on Sunday, August 26th, from 2-5 pm at Sydney’s Custard in Grand Marais! The event will include sundaes for a $5 donation, a silent auction, chair massages from Lutzen Reflections and a quilt raffle draw.  All proceeds go to support Care Partners services to provide support and companionship for those on the journey of aging and serious illness.

    Join us to celebrate Care Partners’ Vision of “a community fully supported through our journeys of aging, illness and end of life.” Share your thoughts about how we as a community support each other as we age. Take home a Directory of Aging Services currently provided in our community.

    For more information contact Care Partners Director, Kay Grindland at 387-3788 or

  • Care Partners Quilt Raffle:  The  beautiful 89 by 89 inch quilt by Carol Harris is on display at Drury Lane Books. Tickets are $5, on sale at Drury Lane Books, Java Moose, Buck's Hardware and Trail Center.
  • Senior Chore Program Assistance for those 60 years old and over with short-term tasks that can be burdensome, stressful or unsafe.  Examples include: Replacing Light Bulbs & Batteries, Yard Work, Minor Carpentry, Moving, Organizing/Cleaning


Join Us - Caregivers Coffee

Caregiver Coffee groups meet monthly to share resources and discuss topics related to caregiving. The Grand Marais group will not be meeting until Fall 2018. The Tofte group meets at Grand Marais State Bank - Tofte Branch meeting room on the 2nd Friday of the month. Contact us at 218-387-3788 for more information.

Dementia Friendly Cook County
Those with dementia and their caregivers are a vital part of our community. Care Partners of Cook County is active in promoting ways to help them feel welcome, comfortable and successful when encountering Cook County services, agencies, and businesses. Opportunities include classes in becoming a Dementia Friend, study programs for churches and schools, and trainings for retail businesses and agency staff.  


Care Partners' staff and volunteers respect your privacy and will not share any information about you without your consent.