Khou Lor of Tracy

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) announced Monday the addition of a new member to the Board of Directors. Khou Lor, of Tracy, has been appointed to serve on the MNRAAA Board of Directors.

Khou Lor of Tracy, is the Rural Equity Specialist with the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF). Within her community, Lor is a board member of the Tracy Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee and a member of the Tracy Area Foundation. She has also been involved with the Southwest Hmong Community.

Lor stated, “I have an interest in trauma/healing in our aging community. When we talk about cultural groups, often, there is trauma from past disruption of place, family, and home. I want to dig more into what that means for our older generations.” 

As the designated area agency on aging for 27 counties in southwest Minnesota, the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging helps build communities where older adults live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures.