Senior Program

The Senior Program is provided through the Senior Coordinator on Aging. The Coordinator provides assistance to individuals over 60 years old in Wilkin County who are in need of services. The Coordinator is available to make home visits, meet with clubs or organizations, provide office visits and telephone contacts.

 What services are provided?

Dissemination of information, assistance and outreach on a variety of programs, such as:

    • Alzheimers information
    • Assistance with forms and applications
    • Caregivers support
    • Financial emergencies
    • Home delivered/congregate meals
    • Home health services
    • Insurance counseling - Medicare Part D 
    • Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS)- Free Food Program
    • Senior companion services
    • Services for the hearing impaired
    • Services for the vision impaired
    • Transportation
    • Volunteer opportunities

 Who is eligible?

All individuals over 60 years old in Wilkin County.

 Volunteer opportunity

If you are interested in being a senior companion, please call Wilkin County Public Health at 218-643-7161.












This project is made possible in part, under the Federal Older American’s Act through a grant with the NWRDC under an Area Plan approved by the Minnesota Board on Aging.