• June Caregiver Appreciation Retreat
    Care Partners is pleased to offer a free Caregiver Appreciation Retreat on Wednesday, June 12 from noon to 3pm at the Art Colony’s Studio 21 on Highway 61 in Grand Marais. Anyone who is providing care—whether in the home or from a distance—for a friend or family member who is aging or has a chronic illness or
  • Care Partners to Participate in 2024 Earth Day Activities
    We’re happy to participate in the 3rd Annual Cook County Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 20 from 11am to 3pm at Cook County ISD 166 School! The day will include a series of speakers, interactive booths, games, and local food + goods!  Stop by the Care Partners booth where we’ll gather environmental wisdom from
  • Spring Chore Days 2024
    Care Partners of Cook County is pleased to announce our 2024 Spring Chore Days! This event connects groups or individual volunteers with older adults in our county to help with spring chores such as raking leaves, planting flowers, and general yard or garage cleanup. Projects will be scheduled for Thursday, May 9 – Saturday, May
  • “Second Chance” Art Sale Coming Soon!
    Saturday, March 9 | 10am – 2pm | The Hub Help some not-quite-perfect pottery and other “seconds” from local artists find a good home at the Second Chance Art Sale! Your donation in any amount pays for the treasures you find – and proceeds from the sale will benefit Care Partners of Cook County’s work
  • Health Care Directives & Long Term Planning
    Monday, February 26 | 4:30pm | Grand Portage ENP Center A current Health Care Directive is a huge gift to your loved ones and helps you get the care you would chose, if you were able. This free class will be held at the Grand Portage ENP Center, 73 Upper Road in Grand Portage, and
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers | Winter 2024
    Free online six-week series begins February 14 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. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free six-week class that gives participants the skills to take
  • 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 heal, make us feel less
  • 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 the past, and need some
  • Memory Café 2024
    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.  Each month we are also joined by a special guest
  • 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
  • Aging With Gusto | begins September 11, 2023
    Having a positive view of aging and living our lives “with gusto” make it a lot easier to have healthier, happier years ahead. Let’s talk together about which values and key contributors we want to draw on to lead the most meaningful, satisfying lives we can. We’ll also look at how ageism impacts us, sometimes
  • Walk To End Alzheimer’s – September 23, 2023
    Alzheimer’s isn’t waiting — and neither are we! This year, there are two Cook County teams participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Grand Portage Team Saturday, September 9 Elderly Nutrition Program Grand Marais Team Saturday, September 23 – 2:30pm The Hub/Senior