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For more than 27 years, “Aging with Independence” has been a Northland priority for both grantmaking and programming. With the support of a $2.5 million, three-year grant the foundation's newest effort to support older adults, their caregivers, and their communities is being unfurled. The Rural Aging Initiative aims to strengthen the avenues for older adults in northeastern Minnesota to live full, meaningful lives with independence and dignity in their homes and communities.
The Rural Aging Initiative will approach aging-in-place from three different angles, addressing the needs not only of older adults themselves but also those who provide services and care to them. These three strategies have been designed bearing in mind the unique challenges and opportunities of living in small towns and rural areas. The strategies include:
For more details, read the article about the Rural Aging Initiative featured in our Winter 2014 Notes newsletter.