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Tips for Using®

Here are some tips you may want to consider when searching for services that meet your needs or asking for help, especially if you choose to send information about yourself to® using the Internet.

  • Use caution when using the Internet

    • Information transmitted over the Internet is not secure and can be intercepted and possibly read by other Internet users.
  • Use caution when using e-mail

    • The Minnesota Board on Aging recommends that you do not use e-mail to send private or confidential data about yourself or others, such as prescription numbers, private health information, diagnoses, etc., unless it has been encoded or encrypted.
  • Come visit or call

    • If you are concerned about using the Internet or feel like you might need to share private information about you or someone else, you can always call the Senior LinkAge Line® at 1-800-333-2433 to talk to someone in person or visit one of your local contact centers for in-person assistance.
  •® is only one resource

    •® is not intended to be a comprehensive collection of all related sites, services, or provider on the Internet. Consumers looking for a service, or a provider should be encouraged to explore multiple avenues of verifying and obtaining information.