Majority of Americans say it’s important for their communities to be age-friendly

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that the communities in which they live need to strive to be more age-friendly. According to a national survey by AARP, Oregon Public Radio and Portland State University’s Institute on Aging, 81 percent feel that is important for their communities to work toward becoming more age-friendly. Among age groups, respondents…

Reform Means Good News for Seniors and Caregivers in Sauk Rapids

More good news keeps coming out of the historic senior care reform enacted by the Minnesota State Legislature in 2015. One senior care facility using the reform to make meaningful changes that benefit seniors, families and caregivers is Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. We are grateful to Bruce Glanzer, President/CEO of Good Shepherd Community,…

2016 Minnesota legislative session begins and seniors are again a hot topic.

  Over the next few weeks, it is likely you’ll be hearing more about the growing senior population and aging care needs across Minnesota. Legislators have returned to the State Capitol for the 2016 legislative session and it is expected elderly issues will, once again, be on the agenda. Last year, legislators approved historic senior…