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 […]

Social Isolation

One evening, my family and I discussed going out to see some friends when we were abruptly reminded that we could not! It felt weird, but we had to be […]

CAPABLE Program Expands Eligibility Area

In partnership with Allina Health – Home Health and Habitat for Humanity, the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging is now accepting referrals for a new, grant-funded CAPABLE program. CAPABLE […]

National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month is celebrated every November and is a time to recognize and honor caregivers across the country. It is also a time to raise awareness of caregiving […]

Dementia Capability Training Moves Online

On November 1 and 4, MNRAAA is hosting an online Dementia Capability training for 16 caregiver consultants in our 27-county service area. Caregiver consultants help caregivers develop strategies to achieve […]

Stop – Look – Review for 2022

Once again, it’s time for Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15 through December 7. This is the time when you can make changes to your Medicare and/or your […]