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November 2019 Public Policy Meeting

November 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Joint Public Policy Meeting

Hosted by: Minneapolis Area Senior Workers Association & St. Paul Senior Workers Association

In the next 15 years, Minnesota’s older adult population will double! Elected leadership must make the commitment through innovation and collaboration, ensuring their town, city, county or state is a great place to live for people of all ages.

Special guest speaker Kari Benson*, Director of the Minnesota Department of Human Services Aging and Adult Services Division (DHS) will share her vision for how we can plan and provide sustainable financial, housing and service options for our wonderful Minnesotan Seniors!

  • Learn what 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 it.

When: Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
2:30 – 3:00 Check In/Networking
3:00 – 4:00 Speaker
Where:  North Heights Lutheran Church – Arden Hills Campus
1700 West Highway 96
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Send Questions: Jarrod Peterson – SPSWA/MASWA          

*Speaker Biography
Kari provides statewide aging services leadership, oversees planning for and providing of sustainable service and support options to help older Minnesotans live well. Kari manages Minnesota’s state and federally funded home and community-based service programs and critical services such as the Senior LinkAge Line®, Adult Protection and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman.


November 12, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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