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.


  • Jan 21, 2015
    The State Of The Union And Americans 50+

    Richard Eisenberg, Forbes, January 20, 2015.
    How would you fare with President Obama’s State of the Union middle-class economics proposals to “turn the page” if you’re 50 or older? It depends. Read the article.

  • Jan 01, 2015
    Social Programs That Work

    Ron Haskins, The New York Times, December 31, 2014
    Hardly anyone knows it, but since its earliest days the Obama administration has been pursuing the most important initiative in the history of federal attempts to use evidence to improve social programs. Read the article.

  • Nov 04, 2014
    A Tiny Stumble, a Life Upended

    Second of two articles. Katie Hafner, The New York Times, Nov 3, 2014
    After a fall, life is upended in an instant — a sudden loss of independence, an awkward reliance on family and friends, and a new level of fear for those who fall, and their contemporaries. Read the article.

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