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Data Sources: MN Compass ;  Age-Friendly Olmsted County Community Assessment Report (AFOC)

Disability %

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k221/older-adults-disabilities#5-11398-g' target='_blank' >Disability %</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Medium Income

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/b11182-1/median-income-65' target='_blank' >Medium Income </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Volunteerism

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k219/volunteerism#1-13298-g' target='_blank' >Volunteerism </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Demographics

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k201/population-age#5-5237-g' target='_blank' >Demographics</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% by age group (AFOC: P8)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eCt3kCHtXxyUP49iPoIBh8OzIJEqtO_P/view' target='_blank' >% by age group (AFOC: P8)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

% Age 55 + (AFOC: P10)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eCt3kCHtXxyUP49iPoIBh8OzIJEqtO_P/view' target='_blank' >% Age 55 + (AFOC: P10)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Median Income (AFOC: P11)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eCt3kCHtXxyUP49iPoIBh8OzIJEqtO_P/view' target='_blank' >Median Income (AFOC: P11)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Poverty Age 65+ (AFOC: P12)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eCt3kCHtXxyUP49iPoIBh8OzIJEqtO_P/view' target='_blank' >Poverty Age 65+ (AFOC: P12)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Key Aging Related Projects

Developing Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Plan

Develop Description

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.

Results (Work Products)

2021-07-01 Report Presentation 

 

Status/News

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

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

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June 27, 2021 Family Service Rochester: 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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November 18, 2018 Family Service Rochester: Age Friendly Community Survey

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

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Housing Alliance Coalition

Available Description

A continuing project to realize this purpose: “We are a cross-sector Alliance of organizations and individuals who seek to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing that meets community needs and priorities in the Rochester area, through shared information, coordination, and collaboration.”

Strategies (How)

Strategies:

Greater Minnesota Housing Funds (GMHF) Facilitating "Housing Action Plan"

Coordinated with all local planning efforts

Establish housing production goals

Identify financing tools, policy tools, best practices

Consult with State, Federal & Local Government & Foundations

Plan for increased local development capacity

Innovative policies, strategies & Public/Private Partnerships

Results (Work Products)

2021 Report

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators:

Homeless rates reduction and demographics profile improvement

Reduced area Annual Rental Production Trend (2006-2012) and Annual Needs Projections (2014 - 2020) Gaps

Market Rate Rental

Affordable Workforce Rental

(General)

Market Rate SeniorAffordable Senior
Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand
117 167 20 246 16 251 8 126

 

1. Rental affordability improvements from current statistics of 58.2% of area renters cannot

afford the average market rent of $957 / Month. Majority of renters are rent burdened.

2. Improved affordable workforce rental general occupancy from 1.2% to xx% and affordable

senior rental housing from 0.8% to yy%.

 

August 10, 2022 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Housing Alliance Coalition Senior Housing Report

(A) Aug 2022 status: Request for Proposals for Senior Housing Development;  (B) Dec, 2021 status: (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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May 02, 2022 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Olmsted County & Rochesster Joining House America

 Olmsted County and the City of Rochester commit to federal housing solutions effort, House America

 

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December 02, 2021 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Multi-Year Plan and $15M Commitment

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

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March 06, 2021 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Housing Alliance Coalition

   Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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November 23, 2019 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Minnesota Housing awards funding for two affordable housing projects in Rochester

The two local projects selected are Century Heights, a 76-unit project from Rochester-based Joseph Development, and Mayowood Apartments, a 30-unit development from Center City Housing Corporation.

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September 27, 2019 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: 2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status

2019 Presentations : September DMCC, meeting, May DMCC meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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February 15, 2019 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Councilman Michael Wojcik Comments to DMC pertaining to Affordable Housing

Here are 6 comments / Suggestions that that Councilman Wojcik sent do the DMC EDA and Board pertaining to how DMC can have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in the district and beyond.

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Community Health Assessment Process

Available Description

The Community Health Assessment Process is about improving the health and well-being of residents in Olmsted County. Every three years the community conducts a health needs assessment to determine Olmsted County’s leading health priorities; formulate a plan to address the needs; and publish an annual progress report. Olmsted County Public Health Services, Mayo Clinic, and Olmsted Medical Center engage with diverse partners across our community to lead this process.

Strategies (How)


Work with partners: 

  • Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all
  • Promote quality of life, healthy development and healthy behaviors across all life stages

Obesity:

  1. Promote a culture of health eating
  2. Promote a culture of physical activity

Diabetes

  1. Promote and increase diabetes screening throughout the community
  2. Improve collaboration to expand health education and awareness

Mental Health

  1. Develop a framework to improve mental health for all populations
  2. Engage existing collaboratives to enhance and connect current and future strategies

Vaccine Preventable Disease

  1. Increase immunization rates
  2. Expand health education and awareness

Financial Stress/Homelessness

  1. Increase the availability of affordable housing
  2. Ensure people have access to safety net programs
  3. Increase the proportion of living wage jobs

Results (Work Products)

All community Members:

Have high-quality, longer lives--free of preventable disease, disability, injury and premature death.           

2019 Work Products Include: 

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Obesity:

  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adults who are
    • Obese from 28.0% to 26.0%
    • Overweight from 64.0% to 60.0%
  • By December 31, 2020, reduce the percentage of Olmsted County adolescent who are
    • Obese from 7.4% to 7.0%

Diabetes

  • By 2020, percentage of adult DM from 7.6% to 7.0%
  • Diabetes screening and education in the community from TBD baseline to 2020 Target

 

Mental Health

By 2016, foundation established to develop a set of mental health strategies for Olmsted County

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

By December 31, 2020, reduce or maintain the number of reported vaccine preventable diseases

VPD

Baselin

(2011-2013 avg)

Target

(2018-2010 avg)

Measles 0 0
Meningococcal 1 0
Pertussis 99 89
Varicella 3 0

 

Financial Stress and Homelessness

By December 31, 2020, decrease the percentage of Olmsted County adults reporting living in financial stress from 26.0% to 20.0%

 

July 14, 2022 County of Olmsted, MN: Opportunity to make an impact

Community Health Assessment & Planning (CHAP) co-designers wanted. 

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January 14, 2021 County of Olmsted, MN: 2021 - 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan Document and Sections

Coalition of Community Health Improvement (CHIP) releasing 2021-2023 health improvement plan. 

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March 12, 2020 County of Olmsted, MN: Health Assessment and Planning

March 2020 Olmsted County Health Assessment & Planning Process (HAPP) Meeting Recap

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June 18, 2018 County of Olmsted, MN: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement
Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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May 10, 2018 Olmsted County Public Health Services: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

OpenBeam facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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