Entries by Kelly Wolle

Medicare Assistance for Spanish-Speaking Older Adults

Staff from the Senior LinkAge Line met with members of the “Our Golden Age” group in St. James on October 24. Community members and Wellspring Faith in Action work together to sponsor the bi-monthly meeting for Spanish-speaking older adults and caregivers. Members are provided both educational opportunities and entertainment. Sarah Reiman, MNRAAA’s Volunteer Coordinator, and […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment 2019

Medicare Cost Plans are Ending in Most Minnesota Counties Due to a change in federal law, Medicare Cost Plans will end in counties where there are two or more Medicare Advantage plans that meet enrollment numbers. In 2019, Medicare Cost Plans will only be available in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Goodhue, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, Lake, Le […]

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Linda Giersdorf, Executive Director of MNRAAA to Retire

Linda Giersdorf has announced her retirement as the Executive Director of the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA). In her 35 years of service to the MNRAAA, Linda has served in a variety of positions advancing from an entry level position to executive director; the position she has held for the past 25 years. […]

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Request for Public Review and Comment on 2019 Older Americans Act Funding Proposal

In accordance with the Older Americans Act (Section 315(c)(1)), the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging is soliciting the views of older adults, providers and other stakeholders on two parts of its 2019 funding proposal to the Minnesota Board on Aging. Plans for Program Development and Coordination Activities funded under Title III-B (Supportive Services.)  Download […]

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