Support and companionship on the journey of aging and end-of-life

Support Care Partners

Your generosity helps seniors in Cook County maintain their independence.

Our Services

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

Most of our services are provided by trained volunteers. Clients are asked to share in the cost to help sustain Care Partners services. Cost shares are voluntary, are based on sliding fee guidelines and help cover costs involved in providing the service.

Senior Rides

Rides to medical appointments in Duluth and wellness activities & errands in Cook County.

Caregiver Support

Coaching and support group to reduce stress, gather support & provide better care.

Chores & Delivery

Help with errands, grocery delivery, and occasional household chores to stay safely at home.

End of Life Care

Death Doulas provide thoughtful planning and presence to support the whole family.

Care Coordination

Nurse support to navigate health issues and dementia, arrange help, and plan for care.


Friendly visits and calls for companionship and check-in.

Education & Advocacy

Public programs and trainings on caregiving, dementia, aging well, end-of-life and advance care planning.

Aging Resources

Online and printable Cook County Aging Services Directory and other aging support information.

I am not able to leave my husband for the time it takes to drive to Grand Marais and pick up groceries.
Thank you! Care Partners has given me hope!

Delivery Client

Latest news

The Cook County Age-Friendly Initiative is Here!

Cook County Public Health and Care Partners are thrilled to introduce the Cook County Age-Friendly Initiative, a community-driven effort aimed at enhancing the quality of life for all age demographics within our beloved Cook County. Support and advocacy … Read More

  • What a Walk!
    A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped to make our first annual Team Grand Marais Community Walk to End Alzheimer’s such an incredible success!!! It was a (purple) rain-y day to be sure, but spirits were high and MANY people braved the wet to walk in memory or honor of loved ones who have

Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn | 2024

Care Partners and Cook County Higher Education are pleased to present a Lunch & Learn series designed to support aging well in Cook County!  Presented on the fourth Wednesday of the month from noon to 1pm at Cook County Higher Education, these free Lunch & Learn classes feature speakers from area organizations like Age-Friendly Cook County, AARP, North Shore Health, The MN Aging Eyes Initiative, and more. …Read more

Memory Café | 2023

Memory Café is a monthly gathering for people who are living with dementia and those who are caring for them. The Café offers a safe, supportive, relaxed environment to enjoy light refreshments, casual conversation and friendly connections with others who know the dementia journey first-hand. …Read more

  • Light Up a Life 2023
    Care Partner’s annual “Light Up a Life” ceremony offers community members the opportunity to remember the life of a loved one during the holiday season. Each donation lights one bulb in memory of one person on our memory tree, which will be located downtown in front of the Johnson Heritage
  • Grief Recovery Group Begins in October
    We all experience grief at some point in our lives, whether it’s loss of a job, loved one, relationship or what life was like prior to COVID. Come share and connect with others who have also experienced grief in their journey of life. This common ground can often help us

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Thank you to our generous sponsors and partners

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