We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic.
APR 2, 2020
Residents of our state’s long-term care facilities including nursing homes and assisted living facilities are highly vulnerable to COVID-19, and the paid caregivers who staff these facilities are critical to our ability to care for our loved ones now and in the future.
MAR 25, 2020
Resources for updates, home health visits, healthcare resources, food banks, and other state support services.
APR 1, 2020
During National Volunteer Month, we honor volunteers in Minnesota!
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Minnesota for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Rally to Stop Rx Greed has been postponed. While convening events such as this is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will update this page if the event is rescheduled.
AARP Minnesota urges lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at curbing high drug prices that drive up insurance premiums and government spending on Medicare and Medicaid which increase costs for all Americans.
AARP MN is proud to honor Hennepin County Commissioner, Angela Conley, during Black History Month. Her dedication and work on issues of livability, housing, equity and inclusion, community services, and civic engagement shows her commitment to a better quality of life in the South Minneapolis community. Conley has spoken at Sabathani and Nokomis AARP Healthy Aging events to join our elders and speak on her work on their behalf.
During Black History Month, AARP MN pays tribute to local leaders’ work and impact in community. AARP MN is proud to highlight our partnership with artist, writer, advocate, and community leader, Andrea Jenkins, for her work on behalf of older adults with special focus placed on elders in LGBTQ and African American communities.
To celebrate Black History Month, AARP MN honors the work of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center for its service to others and its advocacy on behalf of the historically disenfranchised African American community in St. Paul’s Rondo Neighborhood. Founded in 1929, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center had its origins as a settlement house for African Americans denied services by other agencies, welcoming the entire population of St. Paul’s Summit-University neighborhood. It has grown and adapted with the community around it, and today offers six main program areas. AARP MN partners with Hallie Q. Brown Community Center to host events and workshops geared toward connection and local impact.
Americans shouldn’t have to pay the highest prices in the world for the medicines they need. Minnesotans depend on their prescriptions – but from cancer treatments to EpiPens, and beyond, drug companies' skyrocketing prices are pushing life-saving treatments out of reach for those who need them. Medications don’t work if people can’t afford them. It's time to Stop Rx Greed.
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