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DARTS Learning Buddies on KARE 11

Give To The Max Day is this Thursday, November 13th.  DARTS' Learning Buddies Program is highlighted on our giving page and one of our amazing volunteers, Mary Towey, appeared on KARE 11 during Kim Insley’s, “What’s Cool in School?”.  Mary volunteers at Lincoln Center Elementary in South St. Paul. Take a look!  

KARE 11 October 2 Broadcast

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Get your FREE DARTS Eldercare Resource Guide

Dakota County Eldercare Resources has the most commonly requested services for older adults. This guide contains a wealth of information with names and numbers of services for seniors and people with health issues or who are caring for a loved one.

Call 651-455-1560 to receive your free copy through the mail or, better yet, simply provide your email address for a downloadable version.


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Giving Caregivers a Break—And Getting a Lot in Return

A few times each week, Stephanie and Tad get together for a couple of hours. They both enjoy working on jigsaw puzzles and recently finished a 2,000-piece puzzle that took them nearly four months to complete. They’re also both Wheel of Fortune fans and watch the show together whenever they can. They talk about the past and places they’ve visited. All in all, their conversations are about the same things you talk about with your friends, yet their relationship is a bit unique: Tad is a 93-year-old father who lives with his daughter and Stephanie is a “respite” volunteer with DARTS. Read more »