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Age well in rural Minnesota with age-friendly opportunities. Compass has been working on stories about programs designed to help people age with dignity in southwest Minnesota. Funding for this series is provided by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.


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Promoting aging with dignity: A laundry service collaboration | Compass

Learn about a special collaboration between the City of Adrian, Rock County Opportunities and Essential Senior Services to help people of all ages and abilities get their laundry done.

Compass has been working on a series of stories about various programs and partnerships in southwest Minnesota designed to help people age with dignity. Funding for this series is provided by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.

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Promoting aging with dignity: What is respite care and who should use it? | Compass

What is respite care and who benefits from it? In this personal story, Kurt Hoehne talks about how his family have benefitted from respite care services at Home Front First in Montevideo.

Compass has been working on a series of stories about programs in southwest Minnesota designed to help people age with dignity. Funding for this series is provided by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.

https://pioneer.org/compass

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Ride with Central Community Transit & learn how community transit is vital to rural transportation

Many rural counties have community transit options that are vital supplements to rural transportation networks. One of them is the Central Community Transit. Their offices are located in Willmar, but they serve all residents of Kandiyohi, Renville and Meeker counties.

Take a trip with Senior Volunteer Drivers Bob and Lila Rekedal to see what it's like to drive for Central Community Transit.

To learn more about how to become a senior volunteer driver for Central Community Transit or schedule a ride, visit https://www.cctbus.org or call 320-214-7433.

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After Dean had a stroke, Deanna became his caregiver — hear the Hoffman's personal story.

Dean and Deanna Hoffman have been married since 1957 and Deanna has been a caregiver for Dean since 1983. Hear their personal story and learn about the caregiver support services offered by Wellspring Faith in Action (https://wellspringfia.org/) in St. James. 

Compass has been working on a series of stories about programs in southwest Minnesota designed to help people age with dignity. Funding for this series is provided by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.

https://www.pioneer.org/compass/

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Friends of all ages, take a rest at Milan's new pergola

Milan recently received funds from the Age-Friendly Community Building Project grant from Southwest Initiative Foundation (https://mnraaa.org/age-friendly-community-building-project/) to build a pergola so people of all ages can sit down and get to know one another.

Compass has been working on stories about programs in southwest Minnesota to help people age with dignity. Funding for this series is provided by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.

https://www.pioneer.org/compass/

#aging #agingwithdignity