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. Seventeen 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.


  • Jul 15, 2014
    The United States of Aging Survey Results 2014

    Key findings from the third annual survey provide insights on how U.S. seniors are preparing for their later years and what communities can do to better support an increasing, longer-living senior population. Read more.

  • Jul 09, 2014
    Elder Justice Roadmap

    This roadmap, supported by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), tackles the highest priority challenges to elder abuse prevention and prosecution. According to Kathy Greenlee, HHS’ assistant secretary for aging, “Stemming the tide of abuse will require individuals, neighbors, communities, and public and private entities to take a hard look at how each of us encounters elder abuse—and commit to combat it.” Read more about the Elder Justice Roadmap.

  • Jul 05, 2014
    65+ in the United States: 2010

    This report by the US Census Bureau, released in June 2014, examines a range of topics concerning the population aged 65 and older in five chapters. Access the report.

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