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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Bursack: Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
September 15, 2018 - 5:30am
September 8, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Bursack: Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
September 8, 2018 - 6:40am
August 18, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Bursack: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
August 18, 2018 - 6:25am
July 28, 2018
Filial support law may be invoked more often as population ages
July 28, 2018 - 9:54am
Legislators eye shortcomings in 'outdated' filial support law
July 28, 2018 - 9:53am
With the legislative wing at the state Capitol in Bismarck as a backdrop, siblings Joe Shook, Margaret Rennecke and Becky Pederson hold a photograph of their father, Durant "Phil" Shook, who passed away at the nursing home Augusta Place in Bismarck on Jan. 31, 2017. The siblings want the legislators to change North Dakota's filial statute after the nursing home billed them more than $43,000 after their father's death. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Little-known law allows nursing homes to sue adult children for unpaid bills
July 28, 2018 - 9:51am
July 26, 2018
Lawsuit alleges 'toxic' work culture at Minnesota health department: Fired worker cites bullying, ‘illegal conduct’
July 26, 2018 - 6:28pm
July 21, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
July 7, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
July 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 30, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
June 30, 2018 - 7:00am
April 1, 2018
Lois Minette reads the Gospel during an ecumenical Good Friday service March 30, 2018, at Bethany on 42nd, Fargo, where her husband receives skilled nursing. She regrets the decision to hold Mass there just every other week.
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Priest visits decline as more senior living facilities stretch resources
April 1, 2018 - 10:29pm
March 6, 2018
A Minnesota House committee listens to a legislative auditor's report on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, about a state office that failed to properly investigate elder abuse allegations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
February 25, 2018
Bethany to offer free education program on Alzheimer's
February 25, 2018 - 4:30am
January 30, 2018
Jan Malcolm begins her second tenure as Minnesota health commissioner Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, after Gov. Mark Dayton announced her appointment. About 19 years ago she was in that job for then-Gov. Jesse Ventura. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
December 19, 2017
In this file photo, Dr. Ed Ehlinger speaks April 14, 2017, to the media about opiate overdoses. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, Ehlinger resigned as commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm
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