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Bursack: Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 5:30am
September 8, 2018
Bursack: Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
My brother and I are both saddened by how their lives have played out and it seems somehow that discarding these items is discarding them, so...
September 8, 2018 - 6:40am
August 18, 2018
Bursack: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 6:25am
July 28, 2018
Filial support law may be invoked more often as population ages
BISMARCK—Three cases citing the state's filial statute have appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court, according to Tammy Oltz, an assistant professor of law at the University of North Dakota, who specializes in family law. In the most recent case in 2013, Four Seasons...
July 28, 2018 - 9:54am
Legislators eye shortcomings in 'outdated' filial support law
BISMARCK—Interest among some legislators in revamping the state's filial support law is growing anew and could see some action in 2019. "I thought it seemed kind of odd that we would hold children and parents liable for each other's debts," said Sen. Dick Dever, R-Bismarck,...
July 28, 2018 - 9:53am
Little-known law allows nursing homes to sue adult children for unpaid bills
BISMARCK—Less than six months after Durant "Phil" Shook died, his four children got a letter in the mail: A nursing home was suing them...
July 28, 2018 - 9:51am
July 26, 2018
Lawsuit alleges 'toxic' work culture at Minnesota health department: Fired worker cites bullying, ‘illegal conduct’
ST. PAUL — A former state government employee who claims she was fired after raising concerns about what she said was a "toxic" work environment is taking her case to court. Nancy Omondi, the former division director for the Minnesota Department of Health's Health Regulation...
July 26, 2018 - 6:28pm
July 21, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
July 7, 2018
Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 7:00am
April 1, 2018
Priest visits decline as more senior living facilities stretch resources
FARGO—Lois Minette and her husband Ray are lifelong Catholics. They held office in their former parish in the tiny northcentral North Dakota...
April 1, 2018 - 10:29pm
March 6, 2018
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
ST. PAUL — A state office that exists to protect vulnerable Minnesotans, such as those in nursing homes, is dysfunctional and fails to...
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
February 25, 2018
Bethany to offer free education program on Alzheimer's
FARGO — Bethany Retirement Living will host an education and support programs for family members who have loved ones with a dementing illness living in a nursing facility.
February 25, 2018 - 4:30am
January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
December 19, 2017
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's health commissioner resigned Tuesday, Dec. 19, as his department has been under fire for failing to investigate cases...
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm