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 […]

Planning and Paying for Long Term Care

Where and how you live is very important to all of us. This becomes even more important as we age. To make sure you’re in the driver’s seat for your […]


Mankato, MN, August 12, 2021 – The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) is seeking applicants for funding under Title III of the Older Americans Act.  Funding is available […]

Senior LinkAge Line and Disability Hub MN Virtual Presentation

The Senior LinkAge Line and Disability Hub MN can connect you with the services and support you need. Finding the right services can be intimidating. Find out how the Senior […]