To learn more about Dakota County’s Communities for a Lifetime Initiative, visit the Communities for a Lifetime homepage. Or, visit the Department of Human Services page on Communities for a Lifetime for a statewide perspective.
Dakota County Public Health maintains a comprehensive community resource guide for residents.
Creating an age-friendly community
Learn about the City Profiles Project
What Cities and Counties Can Do to Create Age-Friendly Communities
Learn About Being a CFL Community Coordinator
AARP Livable Communities
Checklist of Essential Features of Age-friendly Cities
Resources for aging in place
Nutrition, physical, and mental health
Learn how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves older adults
Take A Matter of Balance falls prevention class
NAMI MN has information and resources on mental illness for older adults and their families
Learn more about Dementia Friends Minnesota
Community resources, supports, and long-term care services
Dakota County Community Resource Guide
Senior LinkAge Line
Alternative Care, Elderly Waiver, and Essential Community Supports
Promoting and Supporting Independent Community Living
Own Your Future: Long-term Care Planning Guide
Veterans Services in Dakota County
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
Minnesota Elder Justice Center
For more information, contact Jess Luce, Communities for a Lifetime project manager, at 651-554-6104.