After what does seem like years, the ice is melting, the pandemic is slowly waning, and with the new…
Honored to Support Those on the Journey of Aging With all the cultural emphasis on youth and independence, some people shrink from terms like senior, elder, old, aging, end-of-life. Yet, these are rich and sacred times in a persons life.
Care Partners Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic During these extraordinary times, we at Care Partners cherish each one of you. We are aware of both unique needs and gifts you bring to our community. For those who are elderly, or
Health precautions and social distancing are vital right now, but it can result in even greater social isolation for our older clients, friends and neighbors. The lack of ways to feel connection, validation, inspiration, and reassurance can be hard on
Thank you to everyone who helped to make the 11th Annual “Light up a Life” a special evening! The ceremony was attended by around 50 people, many of whom lit a candle for a loved one they were remembering. Special
Care Partners Ice Cream Social raises over $5,000! The great Grand Marais weather brought over a 150 community supporters, volunteers and visitors out for Care Partners of Cook County’s 4th Annual Ice Cream Social at Sydney’s Frozen Custard. They enjoyed
The Little County that CouldCook County may not have all the resources that cities have, but with creative collaboration, volunteers and funding, we do a lot! This years’ Dementia Programs are a case in point.Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care (MBDC) A Program for
Heidi Doo-Kirk of Grand Marais won the beautiful quilt made by Carol Harris. Many thanks to Drury Lane Books for displaying the quilt. A total of $2,475 was raised in the raffle to support Care Partners programs and services. Thank you everyone who
Do you provide care for an older adult? Do you assist them with groceries, appointments, bills, meals, or medications? Thank you! Whether a spouse, parent or friend, someone who lives with you or far away, caregiving can become a huge
Care Partners volunteers gathered in September to appreciate Dr. Stover as she retires from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. Sandy has been instrumental in founding and advising Care Partners. Jayne Johnson, Care Partners’ President and an early volunteer recalled those early days.