Entries by Kelly Wolle

Memory Resources in Benson

Benson is a town of 3,100 people in Swift County, located on the northern edge of MNRAAA’s service area. Due to the foresight and commitment of community members, new services are being offered there as of this spring. Dawn Dailey, Librarian at the Pioneerland Public Library in Benson, attended a training where she learned about […]

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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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New Medicare Cards in 2018

Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards next year. The new cards will have a new Medicare number that is unique to you, instead of using your Social Security number. This change will help to prevent fraud, fight identity theft and protect private information.

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