Former Fellow Participates in New Assisted Living Legislation

Aisha Elmquist, a 2007-2008 Borchard Fellow, participated in the shaping of the nearly 200-page legislation that was signed in May 2019 into law in Minnesota transforming the assisted living system in that state. The legislation was the result of the hard work of various stakeholders and their efforts to reach consensus. Some of the workgroup process is described here:

A hard-won consensus on elder care in Minnesota--

 Aisha serves as Policy Specialist with the Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care.