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 […]

It’s Free! Discover Medicare Preventive Care

Most of us are familiar with annual physicals – but did you know that Medicare covers preventive visits differently? Within the first 12 months of enrolling in Medicare Part B, […]

Request for Public Review and Comment on the 2022 Older Americans Act Funding Proposal

In accordance with the Older Americans Act (Section 315(c)(1)), the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging is soliciting the views of older adults, providers and other stakeholders on two parts […]

Enrolling in Medicare – Getting the Information you Need

Understanding Medicare can be overwhelming for most people. Knowing when and how to enroll can feel like a daunting process. But understanding some of the basics of Medicare will help you to take charge. Whether you are approaching age 65 or helping a friend […]