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…

Senior LinkAge Line® connects Minnesotans to services as they face aging

More than a 125,000 Minnesotans were served by Senior LinkAge Line® in 2015. That’s up 5% than the year before. The reason for the increase is clear: Minnesota’s rapidly growing senior population. Senior LinkAge Line® is a statewide information and assistance service provides assistance to Minnesota seniors, caregivers, and others on an array of issues…

The conversation on where aging parents will live

It’s a conversation that nearly every family needs to have at some point – but it’s a talk many tend to avoid. We’re talking about the conversation about where aging parents will want or need to live as they grow older. Fortunately, resources are available to help families with this necessary discussion. Even though many…