LeadingAge Minnesota is the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors.
Our mission is to transform and enhance the experience of aging.
Today our membership encompasses more than 1,000 organizations serving nearly 70,000 seniors every day in all of the places they call home, including adult day, independent senior housing, assisted living communities, in-home services and skilled nursing facilities.
March 3, 2021
Heath care workers (HCW) and travel is a topic that continues to elicit questions because of the complexity and multivariate nature of the guidance. Current guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health recommends abstaining from travel due to the pandemic. If HCWs decide to travel, you should consider the following information as you create organizational protocols that best address your expectations regarding travel to keep staff and residents safe.
March 3, 2021
As March begins, state health officials reported a new vaccine milestone. As of March 2, 53% of Minnesota seniors received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Building off this announcement, Governor Tim Walz stated that his administration will not move on from the current vaccine distribution phase until 70% of Minnesotan’s ages 65 and over have been fully vaccinated. With the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine arriving in Minnesota this week, Walz believes the state can reach the 70% senior benchmark by April. Here is what you need to know about what’s happening at the Capitol: