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North Dakota Aging Statistics & Resource Guide

By Sixty and Me September 21, 2020 Aging

The North Dakota Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in North Dakota. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $27.00 an hour for home care to $11,986 a month for skilled nursing care, North Dakota is typically more expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

North Dakota Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in North Dakota

  • North Dakota Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in North Dakota is $27.00, making North Dakota more expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • North Dakota Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in North Dakota is $2,059 per month making North Dakota more expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • North Dakota Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in North Dakota is $3,405 per month making North Dakota less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • North Dakota Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in North Dakota is $11,986 per month making North Dakota more expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

North Dakota Senior Services

North Dakota Adults and Aging Services

Address: Aging Services Division, N.D. Department of Human Services, 1237 W. Divide Ave., Suite 6, Bismarck N.D. 58501

Phone: 1-855-462-5465

Fax: (701) 328-8744


North Dakota State Plan on Aging

North Dakota Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report suspected Elder Abuse:

North Dakota Support for Caregivers

North Dakota Senior Disaster Preparedness

North Dakota Health Care Fraud

Address: 500 University Avenue West, Memorial Hall, Minot, ND 58707

Phone: 1-800-233-1737

Phone: 701-858-3580

Email: ndsmp@minotstateu.edu

New Dakota Long-Term Care Ombudsman

To report a concern:

North Dakota Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Medical Services Division – North Dakota Department of Human Services

Address: 600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 325, Bismarck, ND 58505-0250

Telephone: (701) 328-7068

Toll-free: (800) 755-2604

ND Relay TTY: (800) 366-6888 or 711

Fax: (701) 328-1544

E-mail: dhsmed@nd.gov

North Dakota Medicare and Insurance Counseling

North Dakota Insurance Department – State Health Insurance Counseling Program

Address: 600 E Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0320

Phone: (701) 328-2440

Fax: (701) 328-4880 

SHIC Hotline: (888) 575-6611 

TTY Line: (800) 366-6888 

Email: insurance@nd.gov

North Dakota Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

North Dakota Prescription Assistance

North Dakota Senior and Healthcare Transportation

North Dakota Senior Service Providers

North Dakota Aging Services Division

Address: 1237 West Divide Avenue, Suite #6, Bismarck, ND 58501

Phone: (855) 462-5465


North Dakota Senior Service Providers

Region 1

Williston Council for the Aging

Address: 18 Main, Williston ND 58801

Phone: (701) 577-6751

E-Mail: director@willistonseniors.org

Region 2

Kenmare Wheels & Meals

Address: 221 North Central Ave, Kenmare ND 58746

Phone: (701) 385-4364

E-Mail: wandm@restel.net


Minot Commission on Aging

Address: 21 1st Ave SE, Minot ND 58701

Phone: (701) 852-0561

E-Mail: mcoapsc@srt.com


Souris Basin Transportation

Address: P.O. Box 2211, 309 1st Ave NE, Minot ND 58702

Phone: (701) 852-8008

E-Mail: sbtransit@srt.com


Tri-County Senior Meals and Services

Address: 125 S. Main Ave, Rugby ND 58368

Phone: (701) 776-5998

E-Mail: trisms@gondtc.com

Region 3

Cavalier County Senior Meals & Services

Address: 211 8th Ave, Langdon ND 58249-2637

Phone: (701) 256-2828

E-Mail: ccsms@utma.com

Nutrition United Inc./RCSMS

Address: P.O. Box 274, 119 6th Ave NE, Rolla ND 58367-0274

Phone: (701) 477-6421

E-Mail: nutusms@utma.com

Benson County Transportation

Address: 105 Central Ave. Suite 111, P.O. Box 306, Maddock ND 58348

Phone: (701) 438-2192

Toll Free: (888) 525-2104

E-Mail: bc_transit@yahoo.com

E-Mail: susanpatfossen@gondtc.com

Senior Meals & Services

Address: 202 4th Ave NE, Devils Lake ND 58301

Phone: (701) 662-5061

E-Mail: sms@gondtc.com

Region 4

Walsh County Nutrition & Transportation Program

Address: P.O. Box 620, Park River ND 58270

Phone: (701) 284-7999

E-Mail: pl1@polarcomm.com

Pembina County Meals & Transportation

Address: P.O. Box 9, Drayton ND 58225

Phone: (701) 454-6586

E-Mail: pcmt@polarcomm.com

Greater Grand Forks Senior Citizens Association, Inc.

Address: 620 4th Ave S, Grand Forks ND 58201-4534

Phone: (701) 772-7245

E-Mail: director.gfscc@midconetwork.com


Region 5

Valley Senior Services

Address: 2801 32nd Ave S, P.O. Box 2217, Fargo ND 58103

Phone: (701) 293-1440

Fax: (701) 241-9639

E-Mail: barett@valleyseniorservices.org


Southeast Senior Services

Address: 520 3rd Ave S, Wahpeton, ND 58075

Phone: (701) 642-3033



Region 6

Dickey County Senior Citizens

Address: P.O. Box 213, 67 1st Ave South, Ellendale ND 58436-0213

Phone: (701) 349-4513

E-Mail: dcsc213@yahoo.com

James River Community Center & Senior Services

Address: 502  10th Ave SE, P.O. Box 1092, Jamestown ND 58401-1092

Phone: (701) 252-2882

Fax: (701) 252-2529

E-Mail: jrsc@csicable.net

South Central Adult Services, Inc.

Address: 139 2nd Ave SE, P.O. Box 298, Valley City ND 58702

Phone: (701) 845-4300

Toll Free: (800) 472-0031

Fax: (701) 845-4073

E-Mail: pat@southcentralseniors.org


Region 7

West River Transit

Address: 3750 East Rosser Ave, Bismarck ND 58501

Phone: (701) 224-1876

E-Mail: westriver.bisman@midconetwork.com


Mandan Golden Age Services

Address: 301 NW 15th St, P.O. Box 267, Mandan ND 58554-0267

Phone: (701) 663-6528

Website: www.mandangoldenage.org

E-Mail: debbie.mgas@midconetwork.com

Burleigh County Senior Adults Program

Address: 315 N 20th St, Bismarck ND 58502-1893

Phone: (701) 255-4648

E-Mail: reneek@burleighsenioradults.org


Kidder Emmons Senior Services

Address: 202 1st Ave NW, Steele ND 58482

Phone: (701) 475-2708

E-Mail: kess@bektel.com

Mercer/McLean Counties Commission on Aging

Address: 20 7th St N, Hazen ND 58545

Phone: (701) 748-5165 or 748-2493

E-Mail: mmccoa@westriv.com

Region 8

Elder Care

Address: 361 26th St E, Dickinson ND 58601

Phone: (701) 456-1818

Fax: (701) 456-1820

E-Mail: director@eldercareregion8.org


Southwestern District Health Unit

Address: 2869 3rd Ave W, Dickinson ND 58601

Phone: (701) 483-0171

Fax: (701) 483-4097

E-Mail: sladams@nd.gov

Southwest Transit

Address: 18 11th Ave SW #1, Bowman ND 58623

Phone: (701) 523-3241

E-Mail: swtrans@ndsupernet.com

Statewide Projects

Legal Services of ND

Address: P.O. Box 1893, Bismarck ND 58502-1893

Phone: (701) 222-2110

Fax: (701) 258-0043

E-Mail: kkramer@legalassist.org



National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

North Dakota Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

North Dakota Senior Health Studies

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