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Final Assisted Living Licensure Rules Advisory Committee Meeting You are receiving this information because we believe you may be interested in developments surrounding the new assisted living licensure in Minnesota, scheduled to go into effect on Aug. 1, 2021. The final meeting of the Assisted Living Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) is scheduled for Nov. 5,…

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Presentation: Senior Workers June 2020 Policy Meeting Take-Aways: Now that Age-Friendly MN has launched, what work is being done? Learn about what becoming an Age-Friendly community entails and how the state is intending to participate in this process. Gain a better understanding of the Age-Friendly Community approval process and the role you can play in…

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Modification of Maltreatment of Minors Act and Vulnerable Adults Act Emergency Executive Order 20-32 issued on April 8, 2020, allows the Commissioner of Health to temporarily delay, waive, or modify certain requirements so that providers can take necessary action to protect Minnesotans. Follow This Link For Governor Tim Walz’ Executive Order The Minnesota Department of Health…

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1) What research says about how to care for persons living with dementia in long-term or community-based care settings in times of emergencies Tips for Dementia Caregivers in Long-Term or Community-Based Settings: Here are some research-based tips and strategies to support people with dementia. Please feel free to share these with staff and families, You…

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Dear Community and Non-Profit Partners, The State has submitted a waiver to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to begin the process of requesting a broad range of temporary flexibility the Department of Human Services can use if necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 1135 waiver and subsequent requests for more specific…

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AGENDA – Long Term Care Division Monday, February 17, 12:45pm Room 200 State Office Building Long-Term Care Interim Updates from Commissioner Jan Malcolm, MN Department of Health Long-Term Care Interim Updates from Commissioner Jodi Harpstead and Assistant Commissioner Dan Pollock, MN Department of Human Services

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In accordance with the Older Americans Act (Section 315(c)(1)), Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging is soliciting the views of older individuals, providers and other stakeholders on two elements of its 2019 funding proposal to the Minnesota Board on Aging. Plans for Program Development and Coordination Activities funded under Title III-B (Supportive Services). Download summary. Strategy for cost sharing related to supportive,…

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The Saint Paul Senor Workers Association is proud to announce that it has been accepted for membership in the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging.  The Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging is a champion, thought leader, planner, and educator that advances positive system change for older adults, their families and caregivers. The organization is focused on…

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“I’m not one of those ‘political’ people, but I would like to know how to get my voice heard.  I don’t even know where to start.” If you have ever been intrigued, interested or even outraged over an issue that affects you or a loved one, then you may have said those very words.  Getting…

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LINKS The websites listed below will connect you to action alerts, legislative priorities and position papers on issues related to specific aging service areas, as well as general advocacy information. STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS Minnesota Governor’s Office Minnesota House of Representatives Member Directory Minnesota Senate Member Directory Minnesota Attorney General’s Office Track Minnesota Legislative Progress Minnesota…

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