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.
News from the MASWA Blog
Protecting Seniors From Fraud During The COVID-19 Crisis Presented by Jay Haapala, Associate State Director – Community Engagement | AARP Minnesota
ALL MINNESOTANS: Share the AARP Age-Friendly Survey! Per the Age-Friendly Minnesota Council’s website, AARP Minnesota is conducting a survey to gather ideas about what is needed to make the state more age-friendly and its communities better places to live for everyone. The feedback will be analyzed by AARP for your consideration as the Council develops…
Since 2017 a large group of professionals, including attorneys, guardians, and state and court entities started a comprehensive review of Minnesota’s Guardianship Statute and began drafting changes to modernize the statute. Some specifics in modernizing Minnesota’s guardianship law include changes to how capacity is defined, introducing a definition of supported decision making, and identification of…
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The COVID-19 pandemic and response have presented a dangerous mix of conditions that make all of us more vulnerable to fraud and has caused financial scammers to mobilize. Fear, uncertainty and isolation are widespread and the influx of cash in the form of economic relief payments create a “perfect storm.” Along with many agencies and organizations, AARP is providing information and resources to help people navigate this crisis in safety, health, and financial security.