Ashley Hagen Named Program Developer

We are pleased to announce Ashley Hagen as MNRAAA’s newest Program Developer. Ashley will work in Blue Earth, Nicollet, Brown, Watonwan, Sibley, Le Sueur, Waseca, Martin and Faribault counties. Ashley […]

May is Older Americans Month

This May, MNRAAA will be highlighting Older Americans Month and recognizing the contributions of older adults throughout the nation. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness regarding abuse and/or […]

Support Funding for Aging Services in Greater Minnesota

Local services funded by the Older Americans Act (OAA) through the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) are at risk of losing funding. The OAA funds critical services that […]

April is National Volunteer Month

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.” This quote, attributed to Elizabeth Andrew, is one of my favorites about volunteerism. MNRAAA’s ability to fulfill our vision […]

Visit by President Biden Highlights Programs Helping Older Adults in Minnesota

MNRAAA Executive Director Jason W. Swanson was invited to attend President Biden’s “Investing in America” tour at the Cummins Power Generation Facility in Fridley on April 3, 2023. While the […]

MN Day at the White House

MNRAAA Executive Director Jason W. Swanson invited to the White House

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) Executive Director Jason W. Swanson attended the Communities in Action: Building a Better Minnesota event at the White House on March 1. […]

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Support Senior Nutrition Programs

A recent study by Defeat Malnutrition found that one in two older adults (65+) are at risk for malnutrition. Cooking for oneself becomes difficult as we age. Going to the […]

MNRAAA’s Age Friendly Community Efforts

For the past five years, MNRAAA has been fortunate to partner with the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) to work with our most rural (population under 3,000) communities on Age Friendly […]

MNRAAA Announces New Board of Directors Members

February 3, 2023 – The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Board of Directors: Dianne Crowley […]

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging awards over $5 million in grants

February 1, 2023 – The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) has announced 27 Title III funding awards totaling more than $5 million. The awards are funded under […]