Aging and Adult Services

Prairie Five Meals

The Prairie Five Meals Program serves 24 communities with Congregate Dining and Home Delivered and Frozen Meals. Frozen Meals are available for weekend, holiday, emergency and rural delivery. The Program promotes health and independent living in the senior population through improved nutrition and reduction of social isolation.

Learn about Prairie Five Meals

Age Friendly Communities

Prairie Five’s Age Friendly Communities Project embraces the positive possibilities that an aging population creates for our communities. Through a community based approach, we address the local needs and gaps in home and community based services. Our goal is to connect and provide older adults and their caregivers with services in their community to allow them to live long, healthy, independent lives in their own homes.

This service is funded by a grant award from the Southwest Initiative Foundation and Productive Aging.

Please contact 320-269-6578 or 320-842-8565 for more information.

Live Well Age Wisely On-the-Go

Prairie Five believes all older adult should have the opportunity to age where they choose. The new P5 Mobile Community Center will bring services and socialization to your door or community.  Our vehicle is equipped with high speed internet, flat screen TV, applications for programs, and meeting space for coffee and conversation.  Coming to an area near you!!


Groups meet monthly for conversation and socializing over coffee and treats:

  • Montevideo (Copper Glen) – First Friday of the month from 9:00-10:30
  • Canby Community Center – First Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11:00
  • Appleton Civic Center – Second Thursday of the month from 1:00-2:30

Information on various topics related to aging wisely such as:

  • Creating a legacy
  • Detaching from things and decluttering
  • Creating a Seasonal Blues Busting kit
  • Celebrating age
  • etc.
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Helping Hands

Groups meet monthly for conversation and socializing while completing craft projects to fulfill the requests of various non-profits and health care centers.

Kerkhoven Civic Center – Third Friday of the month at 1:30

This service is funded by a grant award from the Southwest Initiative Foundation and Productive Aging.

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Food Assistance

Prairie Five Meals

The Prairie Five Meals Program serves 24 communities with Congregate Dining and Home Delivered and Frozen Meals. Frozen Meals are available for weekend, holiday, emergency and rural delivery. The Program promotes health and independent living in the senior population through improved nutrition and reduction of social isolation.

Learn about Prairie Five Meals

SNAP – The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a county-run, state-supervised Federal program that helps Minnesotans with low incomes get the food they need for sound nutrition and well-balanced meals. The program issues electronic food support benefits that can help stretch your household food budget.

Learn about SNAP

NAPS – Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors

Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) is the Minnesota name for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This program is designed to provide healthy and nutritious food products each month at no cost to eligible individuals over the age of 60.

Learn about NAPS