City of Saint Paul Seniors - Advisory Committee on Aging

The Advisory Committee on Aging (ACOA) is comprised of residents and community partners that advocate and provide policy guidance to the City of Saint Paul on aging issues and seniors.

Upcoming ACOA Meetings

To access other documents, minutes, and packets, click the "Documents..." dropdown menu next to your meeting in the table below.

ACOA Meetings

ACOA meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month. ACOA meetings are open to the public.

Please email the ACOA city staff liaison if there are any questions. 

For language or accessibility accommodations, please email the city ADA Coordinator at least two days (48 hours) prior to the event.

ACOA Senior Resource Guide 

The 2023 ACOA Senior Resource Guide is a list of local resources for Seniors produced by the City of Saint Paul and members of the Advisory Committee on Aging. The Resource Guide provides helpful contact information for Seniors including housing, transportation, and social isolation resources. 

ACOA Powers & Duties

  • Promoting the dignity and independence of the aging population of Saint Paul.
  • Examining current city services and programs and submitting recommendations to the mayor.
  • Advising the mayor regarding city ordinances affecting older residents.
  • Identifying the needs and recognizing the contributions of seniors.
  • Working to improve inter-generational opportunities in the city.
  • Advocating on issues that impact seniors.

ACOA Member Requirements

ACOA is accepting applications to serve on the committee. Apply today!

List of criteria:

  • 15 members – 9 of whom have to be 55 years or older
  • Saint Paul residency – not required

Senior Resources 

  • Senior LinkAge Line is a free statewide service that provides help to older Minnesotans and their families and caregivers, helping them connect to local services, find answers and get the help they need. 
  • Disability Hub Minnesota is a free statewide resource network that helps you solve problems, navigate the system, and plan for your future.
  • Ombudsman for Long-term Care can help if you have concerns about the health, safety, well-being or rights of someone receiving long-term care.
  • Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center can help if you, or someone you know, is being mistreated or neglected.

Additional ACOA Information

ACOA Bylaws

Read ACOA's report, Reframing Aging: Opportunities for Aging in Community


Complete an application online or print one out and mail it in. You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Carter encourages applicants to get recommendations from their city council member. 

Please send applications questions to:  
Stephanie Boehmer

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Last Edited: May 8, 2024