Passing on wisdom: aging expert shares insight after 35-year career

As the executive director at the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging for the past 25 years, Linda Giersdorf has experienced the rapidly growing aging population in Minnesota first hand while working with organizations to provide solutions to help our seniors age with the proper resources, support and care. Last month, Giersdorf retired after working…

Fewer Snowbirds, Working Longer and Shifting Views on Paying for Care

New Survey of Older Minnesotans Reveals Big Trends More than half of older Minnesotans expect savings or private insurance to pay for long-term care. That is one of the findings of the 2015 Survey of Older Minnesotans from the Minnesota Board on Aging in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, which surveyed to…