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.

Support Care Partners

Your generosity helps seniors in Cook County maintain their independence.

Our Services

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

  • Death Café Returns
    Fireside Room United Congregational Church 300 W 2nd Street Grand Marais Zoom link: Cook County Death Doulas:Pat Campanaro, Margy Nelson,Suzanne Sherman, Jean SkeelsEmail:
  • Care Partners is Hiring!
    Care Partners is seeking a half-time Caregiver Consultant to support family caregivers through coaching, dementia education, support group, and classes. The Caregiver Consultant listens to each client—assessing needs and goals, providing education, and coaching. Training in this process will be provided. They also work closely with staff, volunteers and other providers to provide resources help and respite
  • Elder Abuse Awareness Community Training
    Elder Abuse Awareness Community Training Tuesday, June 22 – 11:30am to 1:00pm Join on Zoom or in-person at Cook County Higher Education This training is for all community members who would like to learn about preventing and responding to elder abuse. Learn from MN Elder Justice Center as well as local elder service providers: Care

Upcoming Events

August 2021
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Thank you to our generous sponsors and partners

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