The Minnesota Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Minnesota. With an aging population, the average cost of care in Minnesota averages between $23.50 an hour for home care to $7,034 a month for skilled nursing care This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organisations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens.
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Address: Elmer L. Andersen Human Services Building, 540 Cedar St., St. Paul
Minnesota Board on Aging
Address: P.O. Box 64976, Elmer L. Andersen Human Services Building, 540 Cedar St.,St. Paul, MN 55164
To report Elder Abuse call the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) on 1-844-880-1574
Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
Address: P.O. Box 64971, St. Paul, MN 55164-0971
Toll Free: 800-657-3591
Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging – serves northeastern Minnesota, including Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis Counties.
Address: 221 West First Street, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 722-5545
Phone: (800) 232-0707
Central Minnesota Council on Aging – serves central Minnesota, including Benton, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena, and Wright Counties.
Address: 250 Riverside Avenue North, Suite 300, Sartell, MN 56377
Phone: (320) 253-9349
Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging – serves northwestern Minnesota, including Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Roseau, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin Counties.
Address: 109 South Minnesota Street, Warren, MN 56762
Phone: (218) 745-6733
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging – serves the Twin Cities metro area, including Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington Counties.
Address: 1265 Grey Fox Road, Suite 2, Arden Hills, MN 55112
Phone: (651) 641-8612
Minnesota Indian Area Agency on Aging – serves four of Minnesota’s reservations, including Bois Forte, Grand Portage, Leech Lake and White Earth.
Address: PO Box 217, Cass Lake, MN 56633
Phone: (218) 335-8585
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging – serves southwestern Minnesota, including Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sibley, Swift, Waseca, Watonwan and Yellow Medicine Counties.
Address: Administrative Office (Mankato), 201 N. Broad St., Suite 102, Mankato, MN 56001
Address: Slayton Office, 1939 Engebretson Ave.Slayton, MN 56172
Phone: (507) 387-1256
Southeastern Minnesota AAA – serves southeastern Minnesota including Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona Counties.
Address: 2720 Superior Drive NW, Rochester MN 55901
Phone: (507) 288-6944