MNRAAA to Hold a Public Hearing/Meeting on July 15, 2020

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) will host a public hearing/meeting to gather public input on its Area Plan for 2021. This is a planning document, pursuant to the Older Americans Act, that identifies priority needs, goals, objectives and activities.  MNRAAA will be developing and implementing programs for individuals age 60 years and older and their caregivers in the Southwest region of Minnesota. This public hearing/meeting is an opportunity for the community to provide input for the plan.

Public Hearing Topic: Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging is proposing to use $143,245 Title III-B direct service funds to pay for the Program Development and Coordination Activities during 2021 as a cost of Area Plan administration.

Each of the goals included below are developed by the Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA).

Goal 1:  Leverage the experience, expertise and energy of older Minnesotans
Goal 2:  Equip older Minnesotans with the tools to take charge of their health and make informed decisions about services when they need them
Goal 3:  Support families and friends in their caregiving roles
Goal 4:  Support aging in community with access to a range of services and housing options

Written Comments: The public is invited to make comment in written form and/or by attending the virtual public hearing/meeting:

Wednesday July 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted until Monday, July 13, 2020.  Please send written comments via email to [email protected].

If you are interested in attending, contact [email protected] by 4:00 PM on Monday, July 13, 2020 and log in information will be provided to you.


Jason W. Swanson
Executive Director

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