Welcome to the Minneapolis Area Senior Workers Association (MASWA)
Our Mission: To develop a multidisciplinary community of professionals working in the field of aging who are educated, supported, and interconnected so they may improve services and advocate for older adults.
Minneapolis Area Senior Workers Association (MASWA) is a community organization of those working to assist the elderly in maintaining health and independence. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for all seniors.
MASWA offers many benefits to its members:
- Monthly meetings
- Networking opportunities at monthly meetings
- Continuing education credits - free classes with CEU's offered at meetings.
- Public policy and legislative Issues - Latest information on issues relating to the elderly, their care and financial reimbursements.
- Fall Aging Conference
- Spring Luncheon
Membership is open to healthcare workers, homemaker and companion care, transportation, real estate agents, legal assistance, financial planning and other services that relate to seniors and their caregivers.
MASWA News & Notes
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has updated their Assisted Living Licensure webpage. Information has been updated to provide further clarity on how to attend the Assisted Living Licensure hearing and methods an attendee can testify. In addition, MDH has posted its hearing exhibits pertaining to the Assisted Living Licensure Hearing which will begin on Tuesday,…
The Minnesota Department of Health has published a bulletin to inform consumers and providers of the statutory changes resulting from December’s legislative special session impacting current housing with services registrants and home care license holders regarding future transition to assisted living consumer notice requirements. For the complete information bulletin, see Consumer Notification Requirements for Assisted Living Licensure…
From the Minnesota Department of Health Assisted Living Licensure Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Improvement Task Force Date: January 4, 2021 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm CST Topic: Discuss and finalize charter. In addition, the task force will establish meeting routine and discuss initial ideas for identifying best practices recommendations. Meeting number (access code): 146 649 5510…
Our Next Event:
*IDENTIFY AND MAKE USE OF TOOLS FOR A CRITICAL READ OF CONTEXT FOR SELF, PATIENTS AND FAMILIES
*ARTICULATE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF GRIEF AND DISCONNECTION PARTICULAR TO A CONSTANTLY SHIFTING CONTEXT
*ARTICULATE INTERVENTIONS AND GOALS IN RESPONSE TO CONTEXTUAL DISTRESS