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Prep football: Worthington falls in game of inches
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Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
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August 6, 2015
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
May 10, 2015
Aging at work
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At 78, Mary Lou Kurtyka wants to keep working. But she says she doesn’t need the money. Instead, her job greeting...
May 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
March 19, 2015
Put yourself in their shoes
WORTHINGTON — People in leadership positions, volunteer caregivers and those who work with the aging will have a unique opportunity next week to put themselves in the shoes of an individual suffering from dementia. The Nobles County Senior Concerns Committee will host a Virtual...
March 19, 2015 - 7:58pm
January 20, 2015
Minnesota looks at new nursing home funding method
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area’s average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say. Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Sen. Tony Lourey, D-Kerrick,...
January 20, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 21, 2014
Family caregivers important part of aging process
LUVERNE — Whether you check in on an elderly neighbor each day or provide care for an aging parent or spouse, the role of a caregiver is extremely important in keeping people in their own home for as long as possible. During National Family Caregivers Month in November, the...
November 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
September 14, 2014
Ecumen, MnSCU to partner on rural senior care
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota is acutely impacted by the collision of a rapidly aging population and a shortage of nurses in senior care. Ecumen, a non-profit senior housing and services organization that operates in many rural Minnesota communities, and Minnesota State...
September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
April 16, 2014
Rep. Hamilton hears from constituents
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Legislature may be on its Easter break this week, but it has been far from a break from District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) as he made his second visit to Worthington in two days Tuesday for a listening session on health care for the aging. Hamilton,...
April 16, 2014 - 8:43pm
September 10, 2010
Column: Minnesota seniors deserve an articulate plan
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans often disagree on policy issues and we certainly expect our gubernatorial candidates to do so, too. But there is one area on which they all can agree: Minnesota's aging demographic is the biggest issue facing our state. Each of the major party candidates...
politics / columns / opinion
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
As others see it: Pay attention to aging work force
People 65 and older will increasingly try to stay employed or find employment for a number of reasons. Some will feel a need to do it for financial reasons.
opinion / editorials
October 26, 2009 - 12:00am