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Central Minnesota Council on Aging

Senior LinkAge Line®

250 Riverside Ave N, Ste 300, Sartell, MN, 56377

Distance: 1637 Miles

(800) 333-2433

Website

https://mn.gov/board-on-aging/direct-services/senior-linkage-line

Service Details

Description

The Senior LinkAge Line® (SLL) is the State of Minnesota's source for free objective information and assistance for seniors and their families.


Experts at the Senior LinkAge Line® help Minnesotans with many age-related issues and can answer questions and help with:
* Health insurance counseling - including Medicare, long-term care planning, and prescription drug costs
* Forms assistance, including help applying for Medical Assistance and extra help with Medicare options
* Pre-admission screening for nursing facility admissions
* Long-term care insurance and planning
* Comparing other housing options
* Finding help and services in the community
* Moving out of a nursing home back into the community


The Senior LinkAge Line® is Minnesota's designated Long-Term Care Options Counseling service, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP), and Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).


The Senior LinkAge Line® is a service of the Minnesota Board on Aging. It is provided by six Area Agencies on Aging and serves all 87 counties in Minnesota. The Senior LinkAge Line® hotline uses a language line service and can take calls from people who speak languages other than English.


The Senior LinkAge Line® has a variety of volunteer roles, ranging from providing one-on-one health insurance counseling, to administrative office tasks, to presentations to the public. Training is provided to become a certified health insurance counselor.


Additional Information

Volunteer opportunities are available.


Application Instructions

To volunteer, call for an application.


Area Served

Benton, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 253-9349
Toll Free - Senior Linkage Line (800) 333-2433

Last Update

7/26/2021

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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