Caring for Minnesota’s Aging Population:
A Look at Public Policy Supporting Family Caregivers and Older Adults
By: Mary Jo George, AARP MN, Associate State Director of Advocacy
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In this webinar you will learn about new laws enacted to support family caregivers and older adults along with public policy being proposed in the 2017 Minnesota Legislature supporting caregivers.
Older Women in Minnesota: Intergenerational Approaches to Social and Economic Security
By Debra Fitzpatrick, MA – Public Affairs, Director of the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
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This webinar explores the most pressing economic and social challenges facing Minnesota’s older women. Among them: Living alone, fewer retirement resources, greater reliance on social security and levels of poverty. Next, inter-generational policy solutions will be explored. How can we devise public supports and interventions that decrease barriers for women and their families across the life span and recognize the interdependence of younger and older, male and female, Minnesotans?