Minnesota Area Agencies on Aging provide access to a rich source of information and connections for individuals including the Senior Linkage Line and several other information sources listed below.
Senior Linkage Line®
The Senior LinkAge Line®—1-800-333-2433–is Minnesota’s one stop shop for seniors. The Senior LinkAge Line connects individuals throughout Minnesota with local services.
Senior LinkAge Line information specialists connect older adults to the resources. Specialists:
- Evaluate complex living situations to determine the help each individual needs
- Connect older adults and their caregivers to resources for housing, transportation, chore help, legal services, caregiver support and more
- Answer Medicare and insurance questions and help persons of all ages access the prescriptions they need
- Follow up to ensure needs are met
Call to speak to a Senior LinkAge Line specialist 1-800-333-2433 or visit the Senior Link at MinnesotaHelp.info.
The MinnesotaHelp.info website is a comprehensive database of community resources for individuals, caregivers, and service providers. Search for resources by keywords, topics, or geographic area. Don’t miss the Long-term Care Choices Navigator. It will help you find community services and other resources to address long-term care needs. The step-by-step guide is easy to use and you can save your search results to access later.
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. It connects you to services for older adults and their families. Eldercare locator can also be reached at 1-800-677-1116.
Disability Linkage LIne
To learn about resources for Minnesotans with disabilities or chronic illnesses, visit the Disability Linkage Line or, to talk one-on-one with a specialist, call 1-866-333-2466. The Disability Link makes it easy to explore options and make decisions about services, benefits, employment, health care, and more.
Pension Counseling Service
Pension counseling can help you understand your pension rights and claim the benefits you’ve earned, regardless of the type of company you worked for or the type of pension plan involved. Services are provided free of charge. The Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project (UMPRP) is funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging to provide free legal counseling services to individuals in the five state region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Veterans Linkage Line
Visit the Veterans Linkage Line for information and service for Minnesota veterans. Call 1-888-LinkVet (1-888-546-5838) for the toll-free LinkVet.