Older Americans Month 2023
#OlderAmericansMonth Join your colleagues around the country this May by accessing materials to help you celebrate the 2023 Older Americans Month theme, Aging Unbound! Download materials: https://acl.gov/oam/2023/older-americans-month-2023
Inclusive Language Guidelines
Definitions, terms to avoid, and suggested alternatives from the American Psychological Association: https://www.apa.org/about/apa/equity-diversity-inclusion/language-guidelines
Senior Housing Resources
Two Twin Cities organizations independently produce housing and service guides available in print and online. The guides are organized by type of housing and then by geographic quadrant of the Metro. If you are looking for senior independent living, assisted living, or long term care options in your area, check out:
Public Works is responsible for maintaining the 300 miles of Ramsey County roads, including pothole repair. If you see a pothole, please report it so the Ramsey County Public Works team can repair it quickly.
First half property taxes due May 15
Minnesota homeowners and renters may qualify for one or more state property tax refunds. Eligibility requirements change each year. You may qualify this year even if you haven’t qualified in the past.
Saturdays, May 6, 13 and 20, and June 3, 8 am. Tamarack Nature Center.
Energy Cents Coalition Programs
Affordability Programs to help with paying utility bills:
Help for those receiving grants from Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Help for those who have medical equipment that uses electricity (i.e. oxygen)
Conservation Improvements Programs may be able to help with your household’s needs, such as:
Replace the furnace/boiler
Replace an old refrigerator or freezer with new energy-efficient model
Insulate the house to keep cold drafts out and keep heat in
Replace water heaters
Replace an old window or wall air conditioner with a new energy-efficient model
Install new LED bulbs in lighting fixtures
Show you other ways to save on home energy costs