Mom's refrigerator

My parents lived just three blocks away from me until a couple of months ago when we needed to move them. Their decline was gradual and because they lived close by I was able to keep an eye on them and help them stay in their home.


What is today's senior employment scene?

Holding aloft a smart phone, Vergil Wibben joked to an audience of older workers recently gathered at East Side Neighborhood Services that when he had to get one for his job, he looked at the smart phone blank screen and relaxed.


Aging Well Expo

10/21/2014 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

Annual Aging Well Expo.

Tuesday October 21st; 10:30-1:30 at West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida St., Saint Paul 55102.

Senior Safety Pride Day 2014 honors living legacy in Twin Cities

(Photos and video by Paige Elliott)

It was a muggy but otherwise ideal afternoon for the 13th Annual Senior Safety Pride Day, Friday, August 15 at Boom Island in Minneapolis.


The Commons on Marice, a senior living community located at 1380 Marice Drive in Eagan, Minn., offers independent and assisted living, memory care, respite care, and care suites to seniors in the a

1380 Marice Drive
Eagan, MN 55121

ST. PAUL NOTES | CTEP: Mending chairs and relationships

(Photo by Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva) CTEP member Hnou Vang teaches Me Mar, a Karenni refugee.

With six "very old" chairs, the elderly woman knew she needed some repairs. Trying out her new computer skills, she put "chair repair" into Google, and saw several repair shops within easy driving distance — and a website called "how to repair chairs." And, she proudly told her Computer Club friends, she followed the directions and fixed all the chairs herself!


Professional Bull Riders: BlueDEF Velocity Tour

09/20/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Professional Bull Riders BlueDEF Velocity Tour is where dreams of riding on national television on the PBR Built Ford Tough Series begin.

The shortcomings of senior care in Minnesota

The recent state takeover of a Minneapolis nursing home is an extreme example of mismanagement and neglect, and hopefully an outlier in the type of care our seniors are receiving.


Volunteers help seniors live independently in the St. Paul Midway neighborhood

Hamline Midway Elders Program Director Tom Fitzpatrick is one of just two Hamline Midway Elders employees. (MinnPost photo by Gino Terrell)

Jo Ann Olsen said volunteering for Hamline Midway Elders was her husband’s final request before he died.


Eastside Meals on Wheels looks for new home again

Eastside Meals on Wheels is looking for a new home that includes office space and kitchen space or space to build a kitchen. Beginning at the end of August, their current location at Catholic Eldercare, 817 Main Street NE, will no longer be available.

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