September is Falls Prevention Month

Falls are expected to occur as we get older. FALSE. Falls are not a natural part of the aging process. Steps can and should be taken to prevent falls. Examples […]

Khou Lor Announced as a New MNRAAA Board of Directors Member

MNRAAA is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the Board of Directors. Khou Lor has been appointed to serve on the MNRAAA Board of Directors, effective […]

MNRAAA Awards Over $4 million in Title III Grants

Mankato, MN, March 9, 2022 – The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) has announced 27 Title III grants totaling more than $4 million. These grants are funded […]

MNRAAA Announces Two New Members to the Board of Directors

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) is pleased to announce two new members to the Board of Directors. Sheila Westfield and Stacy Hammer have been appointed to […]

Minnesota’s Aging Population and Disability Communities

The Minnesota State Demographic Center Department of Administration presentation, Minnesota’s Aging Population and Disability Communities from Susan Brower, Minnesota State Demographer January 8, 2022 https://mnraaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/J-8gEEdJT0KSfJ8Yj_2Cwg.pdf

MNRAAA Recognizes Candace Fenske

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) announces that Candace Fenske has completed her service to the Board of Directors. Candace Fenske, a former Hospital Administrator at Madelia […]

Historical Medicare Premium Increase in 2022

In 2022, the Medicare Part B standard premium will increase from $148.50 to $170.10. This $21.60 increase (14.5%) is the largest since the Medicare program began in 1965 and much […]

Medicare Open Enrollment options

The End Is Near – Review Your Medicare Plan Options by December 7

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period ends December 7. If you are on Medicare, it’s important that you review your plan options each year to: Save money Get the benefits […]

Save Money on Medications

Most people don’t realize the high cost of prescription medications until they, or someone they care about, experiences a personal health crisis. High drug costs can negatively impact a person’s quality of life. It may even force them to make difficult decisions – should I buy healthy food or my medicine […]