Find initiatives and collaborations working on aging issues and learn about effective strategies for action.
Aging Services of Minnesota
Minnesota's largest association of aging services organizations. Nationally recognized for expertise in aging services issues related to long term care, senior housing and supportive services.
Communities For A Lifetime
Transform 2010 is a project to prepare Minnesota for the coming age wave of baby boomers. It is a partnership between the Department of Human Services and the Minnesota Board on Aging, the Department of Health and other state agencies..
Department of Human Services Continuing Care Intiatives
The DHS’ Continuing Care Administration is currently implementing a number of legislatively-mandated initiatives that will impact services and programs for older adults.
Imagine Bloomington 2025 Strategic Initiatives
Includes an affordable housing strategy for older adults with a wider range of choices.
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging Senior LinkAge Line
Provides information on services available for seniors and their caregivers. The following links provide information on different topics.
Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA)
MBA listens to senior concerns, researches for solutions, and proposes policy to address senior needs.
Vital Aging Network
Helps older adults be self-sufficient, live fulfilling and meaningful lives, and contribute to vital communities.
These websites identify proven strategies to address this topic area. Keep in mind that each source differs in their definition of what is "evidence-based" or "proven."
Evidence Database on Aging Care – Database of research focusing on aging care and the role of social workers.
Aging Texas Well – Evidence-based clearinghouse for a variety of aging-related topics.
Center for Healthy Aging – Evidence-based programs compiled by the National Council on Aging.
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving – Database of caregiver interventions.