Promoting self-determination, civic engagement and personal growth for people as they age through education, leadership development and opportunities to connect.
Relax, reconnect, recharge. Join Us for an invigorating welcome to spring and a chance to connect with others in a vital network of people 50+. Peruse enticing silent auction items while listening to cool jazz. Thursday, May 1 at Bachman's on Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis. Open to everyone. Learn more or register. Download a flyer.
Aging with Gusto
Community discussions on aging
Join us for a two-hour Aging with Gusto discussion. These discussions are free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 17 - 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Civic Plaza, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington
Register for April 17
Mapping Your Retirement
The Vital Aging Network is proud to offer Mapping Your Retirement workshops in partnership with DARTS. Introduction to Mapping Your Retirement, April 24, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Mapping Your Retirement: Health, Money, Time, three Thursdays, May 8, 15 and 22, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. DARTS, 1645 Marthaler Lane West St. Paul, MN 55118. Learn more or register.
Voices[ About the blogs ]
From the Chair 2014
Late-Life Care: Maintaining choice, respect and compassion
Complex confusing healthcare systems for those living with serious chronic illness is one of the biggest challenges facing older adults in our country. [ more ]
From the Chair 2013
Comments on Outlook 2014
The Vital Aging Network published an outlook report in February 2014. This is a place to add your thoughts and comments on the work we are doing. [ more ]
Comments from Evolve Grads
Add your comments about Evolve (ALVA)
This is a place for Evolve grads to add their comments and thoughts about the class. [ more ]
From the Chair 2012
Reflections on My Experience as Chair
My role as chair of the Vital Aging Network came to an end on December 31, 2012. In this article, I want to reflect on some of the Vital Aging Network's accomplishments and challenges. I'm glad to have served, grateful for the contributions of many . . [ more ]