The free call that does it all…
Senior LinkAge Line® is a free telephone information-and-assistance service which makes it easy for seniors and their families to find community services.
The Senior LinkAge Line is the Minnesota Board on Aging’s free statewide information and assistance service. The Senior LinkAge Line service is provided by six Area Agencies on Aging that cover all 87 counties of Minnesota and helps connect you to local services.
The Senior LinkAge Line can help simplify the complex issues and decisions you face every day as a senior, Baby Boomer, Medicare beneficiary, caregiver or someone trying to reduce prescription drug costs.
Call Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Want a quick overview of how the Senior LinkAge Line can help? This program, produced by ECHO-TV with support from the Minnesota Board on Aging, will help. This video is also available in Hmong, Somali, Spanish and Russian by visiting tpt ECHO.
The Senior LinkAge Line has trained volunteers available in your area to help answer your questions and simplify your life.
They can help answer these questions you may have:
- How do I sign up for Medicare?
- How do I determine if I need supplemental insurance?
- How do I get help paying for my medications?
- How do I get help from state agencies?
- How do I fill out my application forms?
- How do I plan for my long-term care?
- How do I remain independent in my community?
- How do I get in-home services?
- How do I get help for my aging parents?
- How do I find caregiver supports and services?
- How do I become more involved in my community?
- How do I protect myself from fraud and scams?
- How do I get in-person help for my questions?
The Senior LinkAge Line is a free statewide service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. Specialists provide one-to-one assistance with helping older adults age well and live well. The Senior LinkAge Line is the federally-designated State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Minnesota and is the place to call for Medicare and health insurance issues. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assistance Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.
“We really enjoy helping people with Medicare, supplemental insurance, Medicare Savings Programs, prescription drug coverage, forms assistance and much more,”
said Brittany Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator.
Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare
This annual guide includes comprehensive information about Medicare plan options available in Minnesota. Health Care Choices is available online, or to request a copy, call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.
Booklets, Brochures and Kiosk Cards
The Senior LinkAge Line can provide you with printed materials on subjects including:
- Planning Ahead booklet
- Before a Move booklet
- Caregiver Resources
- Dementia and Alzheimers
- Kiosk Cards
- Senior LinkAge Line
- Fraud Prevention
- Holding Family Meetings
To request printed copies, contact the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.