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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.

Come visit us at our next meeting! 

MASWA News & Notes

Assisted Living Licensure – Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Improvement Task Force

December 31, 2020

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…

Holiday Guidance: Long-Term Care Facilities and Executive Order 20-103

December 23, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health has published a guidance for holiday gatherings as they relate to residents of long-term care facilities.  The full guidance can be viewed at the link below. Holiday Guidance:  Long-Term Care Facilities and Executive Order 20-103

From the Minnesota Department of Health – Assisted Living Licensure Rule Comment Period Now Open

December 15, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health has opened the official public comment period for new rules that will help establish an assisted living license for senior care facilities in Minnesota. The authority for these rules comes from groundbreaking reform legislation passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed into law by Governor Tim Walz in 2019 to…

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