Leading Toward a Better Minnesota

The Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MNLCOA) brings together the resources and power of consumer, advocacy, social and health service organizations to advocate boldly for positive systems change to benefit older adults and their families in Minnesota. Leading nonprofit organizations, serving more than 1,000,000 seniors and family caregivers, form the Council.

Our Mission and Vision

MNLCOA aims to champion and advance home- and community-based services and supports for older adults. The Council's vision is that Minnesotans will have vibrant and viable options that help them remain in their homes and communities.


  • Mar 29, 2015
    MNLCOA Publishes Core Values

    The Core Values agreed to by the members of the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging are now available on the mnlcoa.org website: Core Values MNLCOA (pdf) and in html format on the About Us page. You can always find the pdf in the Member Center (link in the footer of the site).

  • Feb 18, 2015
    Building a Stronger Bridge Between Doctor and Caregiver

    Video by MN House Information, February 16, 2015
    If you’ve ever given medical care to a loved one, you know how important it is to listen to the doctor’s instructions. HF210 would better equip caregivers with knowledge to better provide attention to their loved ones. Watch the video.

  • Feb 16, 2015
    Government Will Change How it Rates Nursing Homes

    Katie Thomas, The New York Times, February 12, 2015
    The federal government on Thursday announced that it was changing the way it measures nursing homes, essentially adjusting the curve that it uses to rate homes to make it more difficult for them to earn coveted four- and five-star government ratings. Read the article.

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