NorthEast MN Chapter

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE NORTHEAST MINNESOTA DFL SENIOR CAUCUS?

*Meet other DFL seniors in Northeast Minnesota, over a beverage and/or light dinner [Dutch Treat]

*Work on issues important to seniors

*Hear speakers on different topics crucial to seniors

*Collaborate with other like-minded groups

* Help get DFL and DFL endorsed candidates elected

* Lobby elected officials on topics important to Seniors

Meeting:

CLYDE IRON WORKS

2920 W MICHIGAN ST. DULUTH

Second Tuesday of each month – 4:30-6:30 pm 

Topics:  Discuss issues that are relevant to seniors and start the process of creating a plan of action for priority issues.

For more information email us at  NEMNDFLsrs@yahoo.com.

Topics that the NE MN DFL SR Caucus will continue to explore, investigate, and address.

  1. Pension security
  2. Protection of Social Security benefits
  3. Resistance to Medicaid reductions
  4. High prices of prescription drugs
  5. Gun violence prevention
  6. Climate Change
  7. Sulfide/Sulfur mining
  8. Senior Housing (standards; sufficient housing; meeting the needs of seniors)
  9. Ageism in the workplace
  10. Dementia (current efforts in Duluth area; housing)
  11. Single-payer health insurance
  12. Legal & medical services/assistance for seniors (sufficient?; improvements?; accessibility?; adequate?)
  13. Transportation
  14. Elder abuse