Services that focus on assisting elders to live independently. Volunteer services include transportation to medical appointments, household and outdoor chores, grocery shopping and frozen Meals On Wheels delivery, friendly visits and check-ins, assistance with paperwork, service coordination and referrals. Offers respite care and support for caregivers. New services include in-home personal care assistance and housekeeping on a sliding scale fee.
Nail Care and Blood Pressure Checks: Offered the third Thursday each month for adults age 60+. Nail care is offered by appointment only. Cost is $15 for toenail trim, $15 for fingernail trim or $20 for both. In-home nail care is also available at $25 Monday through Friday. Call 218-353-1449 to schedule an appointment. Individuals with certain conditions, such as diabetes, may be unable to be seen. Drop in blood pressure checks are offered the same day and are free of charge. Services are offered at North Shore Area Partners, 36 Shopping Center Road, Silver Bay.
North Shore Area Partners also has a medical equipment loan closet. The loan closet is a free public service for people needing personal care items such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs, commodes and smaller pieces. Anyone can use the equipment if it’s available. NSAP’s hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Please call ahead if possible.
- (218) 226-3635
- 36 Shopping Center Road
Silver Bay, MN 55614