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Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

Community Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE)

201 N Broad St, Ste 102, Mankato, MN, 56001

Distance: 1471 Miles

(507) 387-1256 Ext: 110


Service Details


A team of a nurse, an occupational therapist and a handy worker addresses both the home environment and uses the strengths of the older adults themselves to improve safety and independence.
* Provides minor home modifications
* The goal is to decrease difficulty with Activities of Daily Living, reduce symptoms of depression, and improve motivation

This project is funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services Live Well at Home Grant.


  • Specialization
    • Older adults 


* Age 65 years and older
* Own your own home and live in Brown, Nicollet, Watonwan, eastern Redwood, or southern Sibley counties
* Do not have the means to afford home modifications
* Cognitively intact or have only mild cognitive impairment to be able to participate in the brainstorming and action planning process
* Some or a lot of difficulty in performing Activities of Daily Living (ADL), such as bathing, dressing, grooming, or walking across a small room

Application Instructions

To enroll, email or call Kelly McDonough

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Primarily serves Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sibley, Swift, Waseca, Watonwan, and Yellow Medicine counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 387-1256
National ElderCare Locator (800) 677-1116

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