Services & Resources

Welcome! Age-Friendly Maple Grove has compiled a collection of resources to help connect residents to services and information on a range of topics related to aging. New information will be added over time. Use the topics below/left to find what you are looking for. Please note that by making this information available, it does not constitute any endorsements by the City of Maple Grove, its officers or employees of the linked web sites, or the information, products, or services contained therein. View full disclaimer.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Access to homecare services, clinics, and programs to promote wellness and active aging; availability of services throughout the community, including businesses, designed to promote good health and independence.

The following resources provide information about programs and services that promote overall well-being for mind and body. More information will be added over time. 

Click on the + to see resource listings under each category.
*indicates organizations that are members
of Age-Friendly Maple Grove

PHYSICAL MOVEMENT & ACTIVITY

55 Forward Recreational Programs (part of the City's Parks & Rec department)
View Brochure for Winter 2020 Classes
(See pages 37-53 for Adult/55 Forward Classes; pages 34-37 for Healthy Lifestyles classes )
Maple Grove's Parks and Recreation department offers a wide range of 55 Forward classes for physical movement, activity and overall wellness (and well as general social and recreation programs). Classes accommodate varying interests and ability levels, from Easy Yoga and Tai Chi to Pickleball and Biking. 

The Club at SilverCreek on Main*
(763) 955-1750 | Link to website
8200 Main St, Maple Grove
The Club includes a fully accessible warm water pool, fitness equipment, and more. The Club offers community memberships to those 55 and older; call for more information.

Lifetime Fitness
(763) 420-8282| Link to website
12601 82nd Avenue North, Maple Grove
Lifetime offers an array of classes and facilities for various interests and fitness levels, as well as social events and spa services. Fees/memberships vary.

DEMENTIA & CAREGIVER SUPPORT 

(Click here for a easily printable PDF of these resources.)

Caregiver and Family Support Groups

Caregiver & Family Support Group - Alzheimer's Association
Conducted by trained facilitators through the Alzheimer’s Association

Where: Maple Grove Community Center
When:
--First Thursday of the month, 6:00-7:00pm
--Second Wednesday of the month, 10:00am-11:00am
More info: Free/drop-in. (Call 763-494-6514 for more info.)

Caregiver Support Group - Senior Community Services
Group sessions focus on helping individual caregivers as they care for themselves and loved ones. 

  • Plymouth:
    Where: Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave N, Plymouth
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10am-11:30am
    Contact: Susan Makela, (763) 509-5284

  • Minnetonka:
    Where: Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka
    When: 2nd Thursday of each month, 10am-11:30am
    Contact: Lisa Engdahl, (952) 767-7891 

Support Groups – Family Caregiver Connection, Anoka County
Groups meet regularly at various locations, including Coon Rapids and Anoka. More information at www.anokacounty.us/1195/Support-Groups, or call Family Caregiver Connection at (763) 324-1608.

Memory Cafés

Memory Café - Maple Grove Community Center
The memory café is a social gathering for individuals diagnosed with early to mid-stage dementia, mild cognitive impairment or concerns about memory and their loved ones. It is a safe environment, free of judgment and supportive; where the person and her/his loved one can enjoy socializing with others who are in a similar situation. (It is NOT a drop off care option.) Individuals who attend need to be self-sufficient in their self-care (toileting, feeding and mobility). Activities may include card games, music, crafts and having fun. Light refreshments will be available. Club registration required. $10/yearly

Where: Maple Grove Community Center
When: Third Fridays monthly (Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20), 9:30am-11:30am
To register: Register through Maple Grove Parks & Rec. Click here and go to p40 of the Winter 2020 brochure or call 763-494-6514.

Memory Café – Hennepin County Library, Brooklyn Park
Memory Cafés provide opportunities for those diagnosed with memory loss and their care partner(s)/family to engage with peers in a relaxed, unstructured environment. The café atmosphere promotes social engagement and support through interaction with others experiencing similar lifestyle changes. All ages and physical conditions are welcome.

Where: Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park
When: Third Tuesday of the month, 2:00-3:00pm
Call (612) 543-6225 for most updated info. | Link to visit website

Memory Café - Anoka County Family Caregiver Connection
Memory Café is a program for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer's and their care partners. Engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can laugh, learn, and remain socially connected with others sharing the same experiences.

Where:
Faith Lutheran Church, 11115 Hanson Blvd NW, Coon Rapids
When:
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 10:00am – 12:00pm
More details: 
Contact Family Caregiver Connection (763) 324-1608 or visit the website: www.anokacounty.us/3430/Memory-Cafe

Adult Day Programs

Angels on Main 
9200 Quantrelle Avenue NE, Otsego
(763) 241-6845 | Link to website

Harmony Adult Day Care Center
8501 Jefferson Plaza, Brooklyn Park
(763) 898-3525 | harmonyadultdaycarecenter.com

Mission Today at The Residence at North Ridge
5500 Boone Avenue, New Hope
763-592-2666 | www.theresidenceatnorthridge.com/

Onsite Respite Care Services 

Rose Arbor and Wildflower Lodge
16500 92nd Avenue North, Maple Grove
(866) 364-6079
www.capitalsenior.com/rosearborandwildflowerlodge/

SilverCreek on Main*
8200 Main Street, Maple Grove
(763) 955-1750 | www.silvercreekonmain.com/

Other Services

Driver Assessment and Training
Courage Kenny Institute, Allina Health
(612)- 262-7855 | Link to website

Courage Kenny’s comprehensive driver assessment includes both clinical and on-the-road assessments and covers both physical and cognitive functioning. This service is available in multiple locations, including Coon Rapids and Golden Valley. Click here for more information.

Online Resources

ALZConnected®, powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia, including people with the disease, family members and friends, and individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer's.
Visit here: www.alzconnected.org  

Insight Timer
Insight Timer is the number one free app for meditation and sleep. It includes sessions specifically for caregivers. Download Insight Timer on your phone and search for caregiver. 

General Information

Alzheimer’s Association
1-800-272-3900 (24/7 Helpline) | www.alz.org 

AARP Family Caregiving
www.aarp.org/caregiving/ 

AARP MN Caregiver Resource Guide | Link to website

Caregiver Resource Guide: Tips and tools for MN’s Caregivers
from the MN Board on Aging
Link to website 
 

Dementia Friends Minnesota
Link to website

Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends initiative is underway in Minnesota. By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.

Senior LinkAge Line®
Phone: 1-800-333-2433 | Link to website

The Senior LinkAge Line® is the Minnesota Board on Aging's free statewide information and assistance service. This service is provided by six Area Agencies on Aging that cover all 87 counties of Minnesota and helps connect people to local services. The Senior LinkAge Line® is answered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. 

Books

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People With Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life by Nancy Mace and Peter V. Rabins. 6th ed

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease. National Institute on Aging. 2013.

Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey by Jolene Brackey

The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself  by Linda Abbit (2017)

GENERAL MEDICAL

Allina Health Clinic Maple Grove
763-236-0200 | Link to website
7840 Vinewood Ln N, Maple Grove 
(behind Lunds & Byerly's on Elm Creek Boulevard)

Fairview Clinics Bass Lake
(763) 268-0400 | 
Link to website
6320 Wedgwood Road N., Maple Grove

M Health Maple Grove Clinics
(763) 898-1000| Link to website

14500 - 99th Ave N, Maple Grove

Maple Grove Hospital - North Memorial Health
(includes Urgent Care)
(763) 581-1000 | Link to website

9875 Hospital Dr., Maple Grove

North Memorial Hospital
(763) 520-5200
(main number, 24/7) | Link to website
3300 Oakdale Avenue North, Robbinsdale

Park Nicollet Maple Grove Clinic & Specialty Center
(includes Urgent Care)
(952) 993-1440 | Link to website

9555 Upland Lane N., Maple Grove

END OF LIFE

Allina Health Hospice
(612) 262-2200 | Link to website

Fairview Home Care and Hospice
(612) 728-2455 | Link to website

North Memorial Health Hospice
(763) 581-8181 | northmemorial.com/specialty/hospice/

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital Hospice
(952) 993-6087 | www.parknicollet.com/medical-services/hospice-care

International End of Life Doula Association (INELDA)
www.inelda.org | (201) 540-9049
INELDA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing deeper meaning and greater comfort to dying people and loved ones in the last days of life. Visit their website (click here) to learn more, or use their searchable directory (click hereto locate end of life doulas in your area. There are numerous doulas in the Twin Cities area.

 

Please note that by making this information available, it does not constitute any endorsements by the City of Maple Grove, its officers or employees of the linked web sites, or the information, products, or services contained therein. The City of Maple Grove does not exercise editorial control over the information you may find at these locations and is not responsible for it. All links are provided and are intended solely for informational purposes and are not to be construed, under any circumstances, by implication or otherwise, as an endorsement by the City of Maple Grove.

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