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Minnesota AAA directors receiving n4a Innovations Award

Minnesota AAA directors receive n4a Innovation Award: (left to right) Linda Giersdorf,
Catherine Sampson, Dawn Simonson, Lori Vrolson, Connie Bagley

On July 12, 2015, Minnesota’s Area Agencies on Aging received an Aging Innovations Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. The award commends the Minnesota Agencies for their partner role in developing the ACT on Alzheimer’s initiative and providing technical assistance and support to communities statewide—helping them assess, analyze and work to achieve community goals for becoming dementia friendly.

m4a Innovation Award Info SheetDawn Simonson, executive director, Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging and Lori Vrolson, executive director, Central Minnesota Council on Aging, received the award at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging annual conference and tradeshow in Philadelphia. Simonson and Vrolson also represented ACT on Alzheimer’s as participants in the conference panel, “Equipping Communities to Support People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias.”

Read the an info sheet about the award. If you would like more information, please contact us.