As we chart a path to 2030, we’re reimagining our future as we age.
A Transformative Time for Aging
The Minnesota Board on Aging, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, is looking ahead to 2030. Today marks the midpoint between our original vision for long-term services and supports and the year that baby boomers start turning 85. It is truly a transformative time in our communities. To that end, we’re revisiting our multi-year commitment to prepare for a permanently older society. Across all Minnesota communities, sectors and generations, we aim to refresh and refocus our efforts. We will celebrate our successes and spark a new kind of conversation about what our future can be so all older adults and their families are supported and communities can thrive.
Minnesota Department of Human Services and Minnesota Board on Aging embarked on a plan to support older adults to 2030. This included gathering input from key stakeholders across the state.
Today marks the midpoint of that plan. A time where we can build on the momentum we have created and accelerate bold ideas that will take us to a positive future. There is still much work to be done.
We envision a future where all older adults and their families are supported so communities across the state of Minnesota can thrive.
Transformation requires more than just new ideas, we have to reframe our thinking, explore all possibilities, and work together in new ways. That requires a strong set of values to lead us forward.
We start with compassion and empathy, pursuing solutions that support the dignity of all people. We’ll address ageism and work towards a future where citizens of all ages are valued and included.
We will be boundless in our vision and creative in developing new approaches. We commit to developing resourceful solutions where collaboration and partnership foster ideas that serve all well.
We want to make a meaningful difference in every community across Minnesota. We aim to impact individuals, families, communities in a measurable way.
Individuals and communities can use these tools to engage in creating a better future for older adults in Minnesota.
To help us build momentum toward 2030, please take a few minutes to share your ideas about how Minnesota can be a state in which we thrive at all ages. The information you provide will help us identify the policy issues you believe are most important to our future as an older society.