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February 8, 2018
A panel of experts host a listening session on elder care Wednesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Elder abuse takes focus at elder care discussion in central Minn.
February 8, 2018 - 5:31pm
January 17, 2018
Monica Douglas poses for a photo Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the Family Service Center in Moorhead. She's retiring Jan. 18 after 40 years with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
'Like family': Soon-to-be retiree reflects on 40-year career of nourishing Minnesota seniors
January 17, 2018 - 10:22pm
August 12, 2017
Bev Kostrzewski , clinical services director at Parkwood Place, checks Aggie Johnson's blood pressure in her room. Johnson, 94, is originally from Petersburg, ND, and has been a resident at Parkwood Place for two years. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Aging baby boomers ignite explosion of jobs in health care, senior housing
August 12, 2017 - 11:25am
August 6, 2017
Bev Kostrzewski , clinical services director at Parkwood Place checks Aggie Johnson's blood pressure in her room Friday. Johnson, 94, is originally from Petersburg, ND, and has been a resident at Parkwood Place for two years.photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Era of aging baby boomers to ignite explosion in jobs in health care, housing for seniors
August 6, 2017 - 8:57am
Mary McCormack, left, who is a senior companion volunteer, visits with Elsie Brenkworth at her Fargo home.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
'Elder orphans' growing concern in ND, where 1 out of 3 seniors live alone
May 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 3, 2016
Deb DeWitz holds a photo of Lenora Kraft, one of her Golden Girls roomates. DeWitz converted her Moorhead home into what she calls the “Good-Hearted Golden Girls” home. She shares her home with other older women, thus sharing responsibility and combining financial resources, as well as provides companionship and “sharegiving” if someone needs.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
'Why are we struggling alone?' House sharing offers options for older adults
April 3, 2016 - 1:47am
Dedicated funding sought for Minnesota elderly care
March 3, 2016 - 7:20pm
January 17, 2016
Carol Bradley Bursack
Minding Our Elders: Allow for natural grieving process and adjustment after stroke
January 17, 2016 - 12:39am
August 3, 2015
Whiting, Lonna Ð H2M
Whiting: The lighter side of dementia
August 3, 2015 - 4:00am
June 29, 2015
The new unit at Prairie St. John's for geriatric patients in Fargo, N.D., will accommodate 16 patients, placing them in rooms like this, as seen here on Friday, June 26, 2015.
Nick Wagner / The Forum
New senior care unit to open at Prairie St. John's
June 29, 2015 - 5:30am
March 22, 2015
Carol Bradley Bursack
Minding our Elders: Caregivers often face tough choices in family matters
March 22, 2015 - 3:18am
March 8, 2015
Minding our Elders: Some elderly couples need separate care
March 8, 2015 - 3:38am
February 7, 2015
Minding our elders: How to address mom who opposes move to assisted living
February 7, 2015 - 9:24pm
January 31, 2015
Minding our Elders: Securing caregiving services from a distance important for independence
January 31, 2015 - 10:55pm
January 24, 2015
Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain
January 24, 2015 - 8:41pm