Entries by Kelly Wolle

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Data Profile

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) is the designated area agency on aging for the Southwest Planning and Service Area (SW PSA). It includes the following counties: Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sibley, Swift, Waseca, Watonwan, and Yellow Medicine. The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Data Profile includes a variety of information about the older adult population in the twenty seven-county area.

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2018 Legislative Priorities

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) provides advocacy, information, resources and assistance so that older adults can maintain the lifestyle of their choice. MNRAAA’s Legislative Priorities for legislative attention in 2018: Protect Vulnerable Older Adults Support Direct Care Workers Support Caregivers Support Rural Transportation Options Develop Affordable Housing for Older Adults and End […]

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2030 Community Conversations

The year is 2030. Imagine you are 85. You live in your own home and may or may not have family to support you. You take medications, have chronic health conditions and need assistance to maintain your independence.
What does your home look like? Are you receiving services? What services are working well and what services are not working so well? What does your community look like? What needs to happen now to shape the range of services and supports that we want as we grow older?

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Interfaith Caregivers Homemaker/Chore Program

Interfaith Caregivers (IFC) is a network of friends and volunteers in Faribault County that organized as a non-profit entity in 1997. The philosophy of IFC is deeply rooted in the belief that every person has a fundamental right to life and to the necessities of life. They believe each person is to be treated justly, with dignity and respect and should have the ability to make their own decisions.

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Strategic Planning

As a result of the strategic planning process, MNRAAA has a new mission statement: “The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging provides advocacy, information, resources, and assistance so that older adults can maintain the lifestyle of their choice”.

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