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

Key Aging Related Projects

Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC)

Plan 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%.

 

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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January 17, 2019 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Affordable Housing Proposal

The City of Rochester is looking to have up to 10 floors of housing constructed on top of a brand new 650 unit parking ramp.

This is in both a targeted census tract, an opportunity zone and a couple blocks from the Mayo Clinic. The city spent an addition $500k to ensure footings could serve up to 10 addition levels of housing.

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December 09, 2018 Coalition for Rochester Area Housing: Collective Impact Model to enable Housing Coalition

11/13/2018 Housing Coalition meeting starting a series of conversations regarding the future and role of the housing alliance in our community.  To start these conversations, Elaine Case will be presenting on the Community Impact model.

 

 

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Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Available Description

The Community Health Assessment and Planning Process is a collaborative community effort led by Olmsted County Public Health Services, Olmsted Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester and partnerships with multiple community organizations. It is a continuous, triennial cycle that assesses our community's health; prioritizes our top community health needs; and plans, implements and monitors/evaluates strategies to improve our community's health. The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is a comprehensive document that focuses on assessing our community's health and prioritizing our top community needs.

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%

 

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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March 12, 2018 County of Olmsted, MN: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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August 16, 2017 Olmsted County Public Health Services: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Community Health Forum 2017: Community Bright Spots. Collaborative initiatives in Olmsted County to make a healthier place to live, learn and play. 

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