Resources for Seniors
Brush with Kindness
- Call 612-788-8169
- House painting services for low-income
Health Insurance Counseling
Call MN Board of Aging at 800-333-2433.
- Call 952-746-4046
- Household and Outside Maintenance for Elderly Program
Meals on Wheels
The Hopkins area contact is Carole Lee at 952-935-9028.
Medical Equipment Loan
- Goodwill Industries loans wheelchairs, walkers, etc.; Call 651-379-5922.
- Hopkins VFW has walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc.; Call 952-938-9916.
Metro Paint-A-Thon helps seniors and people with physical disabilities continue to live independently in their own homes. Volunteer teams paint home exteriors at no cost to homeowners who meet income and program requirements. Information and applications are available online on the Metro Paint-A-Thon Website. Call 612-276-1579.
National Center on Elder Abuse
Directed by the U.S Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for:
- The justice system
- Policy makers
- Social service and health care practitioners
NAPS (Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors)
- Call Hopkins Family Resource Center for registration requirements 651-484-8241.
- Free food for qualified low-income senior adults.
NORC (Nurturing Our Retired Citizens)
Enables older adults to remain in their homes for as long as they can with the support they need to be healthy, safe and engaged citizens. Call 952-542-4866.
Resourcewest (in Hopkins)
Makes referrals to resources like:
- Food banks
- Government services
- Health resources
- Resources for elderly parents
- And more
Individuals can also find one-to-one support through:
- Computers to use for job and housing searches
- Help with tax forms and other assistance
- The nonprofit's Project Starfish program
Contact 952-988-5350 or visit the Resource West Website.
Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral Program
Persons age 65 and older with household incomes less than $60,000. Call the Minnesota Department of Revenue for guidelines at 651-556-6088.
Senior Community Services
Senior Community Services is nonprofit agency whose mission is to develop, coordinate and provide services that help meet the needs of older adults and support their caregivers. Programs offered are:
- Household and Outside Maintenance for the Elderly
- Medicare Health Insurance Counseling
- Senior Outreach
- Senior Partners Care
For more information, view the Senior Community Website.
Senior Housing Directory
- Community Resources
- Home Care Services
- Retirement Planning
For more information, view the Senior Housing Directory.
Senior Linkage Line
A statewide information and assistance service that links older adults, their families, and other caregivers with resources and services. Information is available on:
- Caregiver support
- Financial assistance
- Home delivered meals
- Home health care
- Legal assistance
- Prescription drug assistance
- And much more
United Way 211
Greater Twin Cities United Way is a free, confidential service connects callers to thousands of community resources and social services for the entire family. Call 211. Open 24 hours a day.