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Aging: news, initiatives, reports, work groups

Program overviews | Policies and procedures | Training and conferences

Get updates on work in progress by committees, work groups and teams. Also reports, data and interpretation, including performance dashboards.

AASD Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic information

For the latest news about the pandemic and information from the Aging and Adult Services Divisions for our partners, providers and the people we serve, visit the Latest information about COVID-19 for Aging webpage.

General aging-related resources

For updates, information and resources for older adults, their families and caregivers, call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433. You can also find community resources at or

DHS COVID-19 updates

For updates related to agency-wide DHS programs, visit the DHS homepage. It has information for providers, counties, tribal nations and members of the public as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated as changes happen at federal and state levels. To be notified when changes occur, you can sign up for COVID-19-specific DHS email notifications.

Governor’s executive orders

The governor granted the Minnesota Department of Human Services emergency temporary authority to change administrative and regulatory requirements for food assistance, home care, public health care and other state programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find a complete list of temporary waivers and program modifications. We will describe many of these modifications further in DHS bulletins.


For up-to-date information about division news and events, visit the What's new page.  



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