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What does my community offer?

Some important questions to ask yourself are:

What services and programs are available in my community?

Which programs and services are available at no or low cost?

Local volunteer based program

Most Minnesota communities have local programs that are low or no-cost for people with disabilities and older adults. Many services may include:

  • delivery of meals
  • providing volunteer driver transportation
  • providing chore services
  • and many other options that can help you age in place.

Federal based programs

The Federal Older Americans Act funds services for people age 60 and older through local Area Agencies on Aging. Services include:

  • caregiver support 
  • nutrition
  • respite
  • transportation
  • a variety of chore and home maintenance services.

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