Recognize the challenges and embrace the positives

Both as a caregiver and as an aging adult, Paula Manthey of St. Paul has been involved with a local outpatient clinic, open to anyone in the community who needs caregiving services. Through a lifetime filled with dedicated service, Paula is aware of the challenges about getting older. “It is challenging to stay active and involved, especially during Minnesota winters,” says Paula.

Though awareness about senior issues is spreading, Paula encourages Minnesotans to continue to be proactive and recognize challenges elders often face. Aging is often misunderstood and Paula wishes more people realized the positives of aging, as it truly is a journey.

The best part about getting older for Paula? “Becoming wiser.”

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