Leading edge of dramatic demographic shift affects employers, seniors and communities statewide

Finding the right people to fill open positions is a growing challenge for employers all across Minnesota. It is a very serious issue aging care providers, who are faced with a double whammy of large numbers of retiring employees and a smaller pool from which to draw younger employees. This is especially concerning, because the…

Driving Miss Miller

A car is a special commodity. So many people get in it every day without a second thought. Even if it’s a little rusty around the edges, be thankful for your vehicle. There’s many of us north of 90 looking on with envy. That’s because one of the hardest things about getting older is giving…

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…