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Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Awards Over $4 million in Title III Grants

The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (MNRAAA) has announced 27 Title III grants totaling more than $4 million.
As a state-designated Area Agency on Aging, MNRAAA administers funds for comprehensive services for older adults and their caregivers in 27 southwestern Minnesota counties. To accomplish this, MNRAAA awards Title III OAA funding to agencies and organizations.
The following KLGR-area organizations that provide direct services for people age 60+ and their caregivers have been awarded grants for 2022:

Central Community Transit (Kandiyohi, Meeker, and Renville Counties): CCT Senior Transportation Program for Transportation and Assisted Transportation
Essential Senior Services (Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock Counties): Essential Senior Services Chore and Homemaker for Homemaker and Chore
Generations Home Care Services (Sibley, Renville, and McLeod Counties): Generations Homemaker/Assisted Transportation Program for Homemaker and Assisted Transportation
Granite Falls Living at Home/Block Nurse Program (Chippewa and Yellow Medicine Counties): Connections for Better Living for Telephone Reassurance, Visiting, Outreach and Health Promotion
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sibley, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties): LSS Older Adults Supportive Services Program for Counseling, Telephone Reassurance and Visiting
Prairie Five Community Action Council (Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties): Connections on the Prairie for Education/Training and Outreach
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (27 counties of MNRAAA service area): Legal Advocacy for Older Persons for Legal Assistance and Legal Education
United Community Action Partnership (Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood, and Rock Counties): Assisting Seniors on the Go for Assisted Transportation
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties): LSS Congregate and Home Delivered Meals Programs
Prairie Five Community Action Council (Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties): Prairie Five Congregate and Home Delivered Meals Programs
A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota (Cottonwood, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Redwood, and Rock Counties): A.C.E. Evidence-Based Programs for Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs
Adult Community Center (Lyon County): Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs
A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota (Cottonwood, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Redwood, and Rock Counties): A.C.E. Caregiver Support Services for Respite-In Home, Counseling, Support Groups and Training
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sibley, Swift, and Yellow Medicine): LSS Caregiver Support and Respite for Respite-In Home, Respite-Out of Home Day, Counseling, Support Groups and Training
Wellspring Faith in Action (Watonwan County): Family Caregiver Project for Support Groups, Training and Respite-In Home



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