MNRAAA Receives Prestigious Service Enterprise Accreditation

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) is pleased to announce that it has achieved national accreditation in strategic volunteer engagement by AL!VE. Achieving Service Enterprise accreditation is a […]

MNRAAA Announces Four New Board of Directors

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to the Board of Directors: Kellian Clink, Candace Fenske, Kimberly Holm, […]

MNRAAA Announces Khou Lor Board Chair for 2024

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) has announced a new chair for their board of directors, Khou Lor. Lor took over the Chair position on January 1, 2024. […]

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) Awards Over $5 Million in Grants

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) has announced that 26 programs from 20 organizations were granted Title III funding awards totaling more than $5 million. The awards […]

November is National Family Caregiver Month

Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady recently passed away under the care of hospice. Wife to the 39th President of the United States of America, Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn used her role […]

Reflecting on Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

This month, MNRAAA has been highlighting and raising awareness around Alzheimer’s and Brain Health. To assist in this effort, we had two individuals studying this topic provide updates and resources. […]

Brain Health Activities

Brain health encompasses cognitive, emotional, tactile, and motor functioning. While age-related changes and other illnesses may impact brain health, there are things we can do to reduce this risk.1 Physical […]

How Alzheimer’s Disease Affects People

There are over 100 types of dementia, even juvenile dementias. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia,1 accounting for about 60-70% of cases.2 Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain […]

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

As we age, we commonly experience times when we forget why we entered a room or where we put our keys. Those experiences are often ratified by recalling the reason […]

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 […]