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

  • Care Partners News August 2023 | Issue 18
    Envisioning a community that is fully supported to navigate our shared journeys of aging well and end of life. We All Scream… …for ice cream! It’s that time of year again—join us on  Sunday, August 27th from 2 – 4pm at Sydney’s new downtown location as we celebrate our shared journey of aging, our amazing … Read more

Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn | 2023

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 the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging, The Hub/Cook County Senior Center, the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern MN, 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

Walk to End Alzheimer’s | September 23, 2023

Alzheimer’s isn’t stopping and neither are we! Learn more about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Cook County and how you can help support those in our community who are affected by dementia. …Read more

  • 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 … Read more
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers | begins October 11, 2023
    Six Week Series begins October 11 Presented by Kathy Reeves, Retired RN and Julie Wilson, MSW, LGSW It is said that all of us will be caregivers at some point in our lives—some of us, many times over. Join us for this powerful course, whether you: · Were a caregiver in … Read more

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