Nicollet County Public Health offers programs for senior citizens to enable them to live independently and remain in their own homes.
Nicollet County Volunteer Transportation Program
We offer transportation to Nicollet County residents who are over 60 years of age and ambulatory. Rides are provided to medical appointments. Donations are encouraged. The Transportation Program is funded by Nicollet County. With support from the Greater Mankato United Way and Nicollet Fund Drive.
Health & Fitness Activities
Flu shot and blood pressure clinics
Medicare and insurance information
Nutrition Assistance for Seniors (NAPS)
Partners in Active Living for Seniors (PALS): an exercise program for seniors (more information listed under the Falls Prevention Program tab)
Matter of Balance Class- Managing Concerns About Falls (more information listed under the Falls Prevention tab)
Senior Surf Class- learning the basics of the internet and email
Speakers on health related topics
Social & Recreational Activities
Senior Dances @ the American Legion, St. Peter
Senior Buffet Luncheon @ Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
Senior Breakfast @ Whiskey River, St. Peter
Bridge, Pfeffer and 500 Cards @ the St. Peter Senior Center
To receive a senior newsletter by mail or emailed to you call the Public Health office number at 507-934-7220 and request to be placed on the senior newsletter mailing list.