Mission: To provide resources that
Programs: Northwoods partners volunteers and staff spent 7,475 hours serving area seniors and caregivers. Fifteen board and committee members provided 1,736 hours of volunteer services. Northwoods partners recruited, trained and coordinated 71 volunteers during 2017. Programs included transporation, exercise buddy program, friendly visits, caregiver and respite programs, support groups, memory care programs and advance care planning services. Northwoods partners also continued to partner with essentia health on the dementia- capable health care home project. For the transportation program, 630 rides were provided. There were over 75 participants in the tai ji quan class and staff/volunteers provided over 800 one hour exercise session under the exercise buddy program.