Most Americans would prefer having dreaded “sex talk” with kids to “senior care talk” with parents

Just over half (54 percent) of visitors to Care.com recruited for a recent survey say they would rather have the “the sex talk” with their children than engage in a conversation with their aging parents about when they need to start planning for more care and support as they grow older. In fact, more than…

The Truth About Senior Living

When you think of senior living, do you envision quiet, lonely people just sitting around talking about the good old days? We’re actually a bit rowdier than that. We still love having fun, and still know how to have a good time. There’s always a new hobby to be tried, a game of poker to…

Senior LinkAge Line® connects Minnesotans to services as they face aging

More than a 125,000 Minnesotans were served by Senior LinkAge Line® in 2015. That’s up 5% than the year before. The reason for the increase is clear: Minnesota’s rapidly growing senior population. Senior LinkAge Line® is a statewide information and assistance service provides assistance to Minnesota seniors, caregivers, and others on an array of issues…

Benefits of Reform from St. Cloud

“Staff cried when they heard the news. They are so thankful and overwhelmed by the generosity of St. Benedict’s Senior Community for providing wage increases.” This is how Shelly Jacobs, CFO/Finance Director of St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud, describes the reaction of employees after hearing they will receive wage increases and other benefits…

Emma is Among Many Minnesota Residents Advancing A Career in Nursing, Thanks to Senior Care Reform

For Emma, a certified nursing assistant and trained medical assistant at Perham Living, the decision to continue her education with a full scholarship and become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) was an easy one. Perham Living awarded Emma the scholarship under Minnesota Long Term Care Nursing Facility Scholarship Program. This program is aimed at enhancing…