Awarding Businesses Who Go the Extra Mile for Older Adults


The Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce the following five Aging Impact Award winners for 2022. They represent businesses and other community organizations within the 7-county Arrowhead Region (Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis) who have gone above and beyond in meeting the needs of older adults in their communities. 

2022 Aging Impact Award Winners:

- Blackwoods Group-Duluth, MN

- The Farmhouse-Carlton, MN

- Grand Ely Lodge-Ely, MN

- Lake County Human Services-Two Harbors, MN

- McGregor Lions Club-McGregor, MN

“These Awards highlight positive age-friendly practices that not only reframe the way we see aging, but also recognizes those setting the bar to make these practices the norm,” said Kimberly Scanlon of Arrowhead Agency on Aging. She continued, “As our society ages, all businesses can take small, simple steps to better serve their customers, while gaining community recognition and showing they care.” About the Aging Impact Awards:

If you know a business or community organization going above and beyond to meet the needs of older community members, nominations for Aging Impact Awards are open all year round. And, you can also self-nominate.

Information and qualifications of the award are listed on our website, and you can also email for more information.

Blackwoods Group, DuluthThe Farmhouse, CarltonGrand Ely Lodge, ElyLake Co Human Services, Two HarborsMcGregor Lions Club, McGregor