Blaine Senior Center is doing tax assistance this year. Please call to make an appointment 763-786-9375.
Health Insurance Counseling
Assistance to Anoka County residents about Medicare, choosing or changing a supplement, prescription drug options, Medicare bills, Medical Assistance programs, and more. This counseling is available on the 3rd Tuesday each month by appointment only at the Ham Lake Senior Center. Please call 1-800-333-2433 for an appointment.
Information & Referral
A range of pamphlets, books and leaflets are available on senior housing, senior care, senior legal rights, senior health issues, caregivers, resource guides and more.
HomeCare.org is an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by ensuring that they have access to the tools and resources to remain independent and safe in their own homes. No matter the situation, we are here to offer seniors and their loved ones a helping hand in the journey of aging in place.
SeniorHousing.net Their new guide compares the costs and highlights independent living costs with other types of senior care and lists some helpful resources for aging adults and their families.
SeniorAdvice.com Many aging adults are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help them maintain their independence and quality of life. We have created free resources that provide comprehensive information on topics like financial support and in-home care options that are available in their area.
RetireGuide.com We cover everything from finances and moving logistics to coping with the emotions that come from parting with a family home.
Periodically, a speaker is invited to speak on the needs or interests of the senior community. Hearing, strokes, vision, sleep apnea, Medicare Part D, and Anoka County Resources are a few of the topics of interest.
Twice a month, the Ham Lake Senior Center minibus will take seniors to Walmart or Target to get basic needs. The bus also stops at a grocery store and a local bank. This service is sponsored by The Ham Lake Lions.