MPHA has completed construction of its new state-of-the-art Senior Services Center in Heritage Park, North Minneapolis. The center is a fully accessible senior health and wellness center with underground parking on existing MPHA property adjacent to its 102-unit Heritage Commons at Pond”s Edge senior development in Heritage Park.
The Center houses a health clinic, adult daycare program, fitness programs, a therapy pool as well as provides office and program space for various social services providers. The senior center has a large multipurpose gathering space to engage seniors in a variety of social, educational and recreational activities.
MPHA has developed partnerships with local organizations in healthcare, fitness and elderly services including Neighborhood HealthSource Inc., YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis, Augustana Care corporation, Courage Center and the Minneapolis Highrise Representative Council.
The Senior Center serves the over 400 elderly public housing residents who live in North Minneapolis as well as other low-income seniors in the community. It helps to anchor future development in the Heritage Park Community and provides a valuable and important resource as residents of the community grow older and need additional supports.