Resources for Seniors

Free Tax Assistance

Preparation of federal and state returns as well as rent credits and property tax rebates. Anoka Senior Center is one of many host sites for free tax assistance throughout Anoka County. This service is sponsored by AARP Tax Aide Foundation, the IRS and Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Tax assistance is available at the Anoka Senior Center during the tax season - typically during February, March and April on Mondays 8:30 am to 11:30 am. This service is first come first served.

Fitness/Exercise Class

Enjoy a nice mix of balance, cardio, strength and flexibility taught by a certified personal trainer. This class is brought to you by "Now Get Going Fitness". No need to pre-register.

The class meets every Tuesday and Friday at the Senior Center. Class begins at 11 am and ends at Noon. Fee is $3/class or $20 per month.

Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP) Chores & More

Over 60 or an adult with a disability? The Anoka County Community Action Program is your one stop for:

  • Minor Home Repairs
  • Housekeeping
  • Seasonal Chores
  • Snow removal
  • Lawn mowing
  • Spring and fall clean-up

Call Ann at 763-767-6521, April 1 to get on the spring clean up list and the summer mowing list. 

Program Organization

Funding is provided by the Older American Act Grant through the Minnesota Board on Aging and the Metrol Area Agency on Aging. Chores and More is a program of the Anoka County Community Action Program with funding from the Cities of Anoka and Coon Rapids. ACCAP does not discriminate based upon a persons race, color, national origin, sexual preference or religious affiliation.

Foot Care

Enjoy a relaxing foot soak, short massage, and nail trim. Receive information for general foot health and care. This service is provided in partnership with Mary T, Incorporated.

Schedule an Appointment

Call the senior center at 763-576-4661 to schedule your appointment. The licensed practical nurse is here the first and second Tuesday of each month. Appointments start at 9 am and are scheduled every 20 minutes through out the day with a brief break for lunch.

Cost is $20 payable at your appointment. Do not trim nails before you come. Please remember to bring your own bath towel.

Driver Improvement Course

If you are 55 or older, this course will save you 10% on your auto insurance for three years! No written or behind the wheel tests. We offer the 4-hour refresher class. This program is offered in partnership with the St. Cloud Driver Improvement Program.

Register

Please call the senior center at 763-576-4661 for the current class schedule, then call 888-234-1294 toll-free to register.

Transit Providers in Anoka County

Did you know that Anoka County has a dedicated Transit Service Assistant available to assist you with understanding the transportation services available to county residents? Call 763-422-7191 to speak to a real person and get your questions answered about using the public transportation services. You can also request bus route and fare information and printed bus maps.

Download the Transit Guide (PDF) for a brief informational pamphlet about what services are available to individuals living within the city limits of Anoka.