Assistant Commissioner, Continuing Care for Older Adults
Loren Colman is assistant commissioner for Continuing Care for Older Adults and had been assistant commissioner of Continuing Care for the Minnesota Department of Human Services since early 2003. He has directed the efforts of many programs that serve the people of Minnesota. These include Aging and Adult Services and Nursing Facilities.
He has provided focus and leadership for Transform 2010, designed to prepare Minnesota for the age wave of retiring baby boomers. He has provided additional focus on consumer directed initiatives that will allow Minnesotans to have more decision making options on where, who and what services they need. Other interests have been employment and housing options for people with disabilities. He has more than 25 years of operations experience in directing and managing long term care facilities.