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 […]

Assisted Living Changes in Minnesota

Did you know that effective August 1, 2021, Assisted Living Licensure takes effect in Minnesota? What does this mean for you? Experts from the field talk about changes from the […]

New to Medicare Virtual Class

Have questions about Medicare? Learning what to do when you become eligible for Medicare can seem overwhelming.  By the end of this class, you will know:   The difference between […]

Slayton Office Update – April 2021

As we continue to navigate the waters of the COVID-19 Pandemic, MNRAAA, like so many other organizations, continues to operate in a virtual setting. Last March, we temporarily closed our […]

Minnesotans are Missing Out On Thousands of Dollars

Programs are available to help pay the costs of people’s Medicare premiums and prescription drug copays. Unfortunately, many people do not think they are eligible, so they do not apply […]

Volunteer Drivers Provide the Gift of Transportation

The majority of our service area is rural, which means transportation to essential services such as grocery stores and medical appointments is vital for older adults. Several transportation providers offer […]

National Volunteer Week was April 18-24

Across the United States and Washington D.C., Minnesota ranks second for volunteerism, according to an AmeriCorps survey. This data puts the phrase “Minnesota nice” into perspective. It is gratifying and […]

Legislative Update – April 2021

The 85th Minnesota Legislature was called into session on January 5, 2021, and has a lot on their plate, from the continuing pandemic relief, vaccinations, and economic recovery. MNRAAA has […]