Carol Harris has once again made a colorful quilt for Care Partners of Cook County. The quilt raffle will raise funds for our work to support those on the journey of aging and serious illness. The 89″ by 89″ ‘raise
Gifts of Giving & Receiving Companion volunteers will often say that they “give more than they receive.” Just getting to know someone and sharing simple moments can be rich. But with Kaye and Emma, it seems like the give and
Being Prepared While Care Partners is glad to assist clients at any stage of their journey with caregiving, aging or advanced illness, we often wish we could be there earlier. Upstream. Before the crisis. When there is time and energy
Senior Rides Volunteer Training Provide rides to those 60 and over for medical, and wellness activities to Duluth or in Cook County. Volunteers receive a 2-hour training and are reimbursed for mileage. Wednesday, March 28th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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 Bults & Batteries, Yard Work, Minor Carpentry, Moving, Organizing/Cleaning We also provide Referral Services for
The 9th Annual “Light up a Life” offers community members the opportunity to celebrate the life of a loved one during the holiday season. Each donation lights one bulb in memory of one person on our memory tree, located downtown in
Exploring a Dementia Friendly Community Care Partners has received funding through the Cook County Community Fund and a MN DHS Live Well at Home Grant to explore what it would mean for Cook County to become a Dementia Friendly Community.
The 2nd annual Care Partners Ice Cream Social will be held on Sunday, August 28th, from 2-5 pm at Sydney’s Custard! The event will include sundaes for a $5 donation, a silent auction, chair massages from Lutzen Reflections Massage Studio
Care Partners Quilt Raffle Don’t miss your chance to buy a raffle ticket for this beautiful quilt made by Carol Harris. The 80 x 80 quilt is on display at Drury Lane Books through August 26th. $5 raffle tickets can be purchased
Patience, understanding and good listening skills make a big difference in communicating with a person with dementia. While the disease affects each person differently and progresses over time, here are some tips that can make it go better for both