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…

Getting older but not feeling old

Jill Ballard of Randolph Township, a community of about 500 residents in southeast Minnesota, says one of the positives of aging is having the time to more fully embrace life. “Having time to explore new things, volunteer, enjoy my family and teach fifth-grade church school is the best part about getting older,” says Jill. “The…

What’s more fun than food on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Seniors on stage!

Food on a stick, Princess Kay of the Milky Way, the Mighty Midway, the Grandstand, farm animals, and so much more. It won’t be long until the start of the Minnesota State Fair, or as we like to proudly say in our state, the “Great Minnesota Get-Together.” This year, the State Fair runs August 25…