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Local funds raised for new veterans home top $2 million mark
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Leonard woman sentenced on drug charge
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November 15, 2018
Walker nursing home to close
WALKER—A nursing home in Walker is closing, officials said Thursday. According to a release, the Board of Directors of Walker Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center have "made the difficult decision to close the skilled nursing facility in Walker." "Today is a sad day for the...
November 15, 2018 - 4:45pm
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
July 26, 2018
Lawsuit alleges 'toxic' work culture at Minnesota health department: Fired worker cites bullying, ‘illegal conduct’
ST. PAUL — A former state government employee who claims she was fired after raising concerns about what she said was a "toxic" work environment is taking her case to court. Nancy Omondi, the former division director for the Minnesota Department of Health's Health Regulation...
July 26, 2018 - 6:28pm
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
March 6, 2018
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
ST. PAUL — A state office that exists to protect vulnerable Minnesotans, such as those in nursing homes, is dysfunctional and fails to...
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
January 30, 2018
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota woman is back for her second stint as state health commissioner with instructions to fix the state's failed nursing...
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
December 19, 2017
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's health commissioner resigned Tuesday, Dec. 19, as his department has been under fire for failing to investigate cases...
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm
October 30, 2017
Owners of troubled Minnesota nursing homes to lose license
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — Owners of a troubled nursing home and assisted-living facility in Pequot Lakes agreed to relinquish their license...
October 30, 2017 - 10:25pm
September 28, 2017
Willmar musician pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct with nursing home resident with dementia
WILLMAR, Minn. — Willmar musician Terrance Raymond Shaw, 72, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 28, to a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct...
September 28, 2017 - 8:29pm
March 12, 2017
GOP plans for Medicaid could put the hurt on nursing homes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A game-changing Republican plan to quit fully funding Medicaid has caught the attention of a nursing home administrator...
March 12, 2017 - 10:03am
May 3, 2013
Legislature: Caregivers, seniors rally for ‘five and five’ increase
ST. PAUL — Maple Lawn Nursing Home administrator Arlan Swanson said his organization is the biggest employer in Fulda, but he says his staff...
May 3, 2013 - 12:05am
April 20, 2013
Nursing homes say they struggle under state budget plans
ST. PAUL – Jon Riewer said his organization faces funding shortages, losing employees and struggling to provide care to the elderly and disabled. “At this point I would classify our situation as fairly desperate,” said Riewer, CEO and president of Moorhead-based Eventide Senior...
April 20, 2013 - 1:22am