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Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan

Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) is a cross-sector initiative to ensure that residents of Olmsted County have what they need to live with autonomy and dignity in all life’s stages. When Olmsted County became a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities in early 2020, it officially joined a global movement, with roots in the World Health Organization, to help cities and communities respond to an aging population and prepare for a permanently older society.

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Project Information

About the project

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: Family Service Rochester

Contact: Dave Beal ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: 125 Live (aka Rochester Senior Center) ; AARP Rochester, MN ; County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Elder Network ; Family Service Rochester ; In the City for Good Steering Committee ; OpenBeam ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging ; University of Minnesota Rochester

Potential Collaborators: Rochester Area Family Y


Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive) 

Develop Phase

Project Type

  Planning  


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Aging, Best Practice, Caring Relationship, Diversity and Inclusion, Health, Housing, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Transportation

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:

Comprehensive, Diabetes, Mental Health, Physical Enviroment


Related Projects

America Community for Health ; Creating a 21st Century Community Space ; Housing Alliance Coalition ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

 

 

Detailed Description

 

8 Domains of Livability

 

 

 


 

 

Governor's Executive Order

 


 

Community Assessment Report

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan


September 10, 2021 : Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting


June 27, 2021 : AARP Age Friendly Community

(1) 2021-06-27 Status Community Report;  (2) 2020-01-15:Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 



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Key reports on: Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan


September 10, 2021 : Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting


June 27, 2021 : AARP Age Friendly Community

(1) 2021-06-27 Status Community Report;  (2) 2020-01-15:Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 


  

General reports on: Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan


November 18, 2018 Age Friendly Community Survey

How well is Rochester meeting your needs as you age? A survey.

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Key Beam Reports on:

Aging, Best Practice, Caring Relationship, Diversity and Inclusion, Health, Housing, Mental Health, OpenBeam, Transportation  
January 27, 2022: RISE for Youth Application

Need Students to Apply - RISE for Youth Program -March 1st Application Deadline

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January 24, 2022: Minnesota Compass News

(1) January 2022 News and  Disparity and Program Directoy info (2) January 2020 News

 

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January 22, 2022: ACH 2022 Info Log

January 2022 Meeting Review Workgroup purpose (mission, vision, and values) and OpenBeam comments. 

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January 19, 2022: Planning 2 Succeed 2022

City of Rochester 2022 Actions extracted from the city website. 

 

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January 18, 2022: 2021 Global Mayors Challenge Status Reports

 (1) 2022-01-18 Press Release City of Rochester Winner; (2) September 2021 DMC Presentation; (3) References: 90 Second Pitch Video, Public Media 

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January 07, 2022: Collider Inclusion Open Entrepreneur Ecosystem Navigator

Learning Report  providing Ecosystem Navigation services, rapidly connecting Rochester entrepreneurs to the right business resource at the right time to accelerate their entrepreneurial journey.

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January 06, 2022: Supporting Student Success Means Supporting Diversity Education

In late December 2021, Diversity Council and other local organizations drafted and released a statement of support forRochester Public Schools’ work on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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January 03, 2022: 2021 Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan Reports

Key info includes: 4Q 2021 News;  3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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December 17, 2021: Diversity Council Annual Campaign for Change

 "The importance of acknowledging inequities and advocating for change has never been more critical. And Diversity Council is a nonprofit leading this exact work in Rochester and throughout Southeastern Minnesota".

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December 14, 2021: Building Strong Communities

Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council is expanding Building Strong Communities to Southeast Minnesota.

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December 14, 2021: Housing Alliance Coalition Senior Housing Report

(1) Senior Housing Community Co-Design Project Report;  (2) Project Background: Describing Senior Housing Project and Recruiting Co-Designing Team Members

 

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December 05, 2021: Why Get Vaccinated?

(1) November 2021 e-Magazine (2) Info about booster and (3) Education Slides in English and Chinese.  

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December 02, 2021: Multi-Year Plan and $15M Commitment

Mayo Clinic announced an additional $5 Million contribution to affordable housing bridge. 

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November 22, 2021: 2021 Mobility Update

November 2021 Rapid Transit Update and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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Last modified by allnode on 2022/01/17
Created by allnode on 2017/10/18

 

 

 

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Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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