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Age Friendly Community

There are more than 150 officially designated “Age-Friendly” communities nationwide. One of them is Northfield, Minnesota. Age-friendly or livable communities have walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities. The AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities encourages states, cities, towns and counties to prepare for the rapid aging of the U.S. population by paying increased attention to the environmental, economic and social factors that influence the health and well-being of older adults. To find out how your Minnesota community can join the AARP Age Friendly network visit our resource page or contact Jay Haapala.

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Project Information

About the project

Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive)

Develop Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Aging, Caring Relationship, Health, Housing, Mental Health, Transportation

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: AARP Rochester, MN, In the City for Good

Known/Likely Collaborators: 125 Live (aka Rochester Senior Center) ; AARP Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Elder Network ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; Rochester Area Family Y

Potential Collaborators: Diversity Council ; Rochester Area Family Y


Related Projects

America’s Community for Health ; Creating a 21st Century Community Space ; Housing Framework ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth)

 

 

Detailed Description

 

Governor's Executive Order

 

Key Status Reports


 

All Reports


January 15, 2020: AARP Age Friendly Community

Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 

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November 18, 2018: Age Friendly Community Survey

How well is Rochester meeting your needs as you age? A survey.

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Related PlanScape Status

Aging, Caring Relationship, Health, Housing, Mental Health, Transportation  

September 30, 2020: 5 Year Plan Update Sessions

Join Destination Medical Center for a series of webinars related to the Five Year Update to its 20 Year Development Plan.

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September 16, 2020: County of Olmsted, MN Covid CARES Funding

(1) Nonprofit grant with RAF (2) SMB grant with RAEDI (3) CARES Act Funds allocation.

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September 08, 2020: Rochester City Transit Development Seeking Co-designers

Co-designers will be Rochester residents with strong connections to their communities and local knowledge of their neighborhood and the Rapid Transit Project area. 

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August 26, 2020: Help Needed - Diversity Council of Rochester

Diversity Council is looking for members to join its team: (1) Facilitators (2) Curriculum Development & Delivery Manager

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August 25, 2020: United Way Funding Opportunities— (1) Early Success (2) Build Back Better

United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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August 04, 2020: Mayo Clinic

Masks for Coronavirus: What are your thoughts?

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July 17, 2020: Eviction Diversion Program

A pre-eviction service to help divert nonpayment of rent, breach of lease, and failure to vacate cases from the courtroom.

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July 13, 2020: Rochester Area Non-profit Consortium July 2020 Accomplishments

 Nonprofit Consortium-led accomplishments in the COVID-19 response.

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June 04, 2020: A message from the Y to honor George Floyd's Memory

OpenBeam is sharing the message from the Y's management team. A time to reflect.

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May 28, 2020: DMC EDA Covid Recovery Actions

COVID-19 Recovery Actions: (1) Presentation to DMCC board (2) Webinar COVID business restart discussion series

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Last modified by support on 2020/02/26
Created by allnode on 2017/10/18

 

 

 

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Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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