Communities for a Lifetime651-554-6104
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 communityLearn about the City Profiles ProjectWhat Cities and Counties Can Do to Create Age-Friendly CommunitiesLearn About Being a CFL Community Coordinator AARP Livable CommunitiesChecklist of Essential Features of Age-friendly CitiesUse the Vital Communities Tool Kit
Resources for aging in place
Nutrition, physical, and mental healthLearn 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 familiesLearn more about Dementia Friends Minnesota
Community resources, supports, and long-term care servicesDakota County Community Resource Guide MinnesotaHelp.infoSenior LinkAge Line Minnesota Elder Justice CenterAlternative Care, Elderly Waiver, and Essential Community SupportsPromoting and Supporting Independent Community LivingOwn Your Future: Long-term Care Planning GuideVeterans Services in Dakota County Metropolitan Area Agency on AgingMobility for Minnesota’s Aging Population
For more information, contact Jess Luce, Communities for a Lifetime project manager, at 651-554-6104.
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