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On November 2, 2023 by Libbie Chapuran
Lores Vlaminck, nurse consultant and owner of Lores Consulting, and Michelle Stober, the owner of Senior Care Solutions (SCS) since 2015, are thrilled to share the exciting news of a new collaborative partnership.
On June 22, 2023 by Erin Huppert
LeadingAge Minnesota is pleased to share its 2023 Minnesota Session Legislative Report. This written report summarizes what you need to know about the 75 laws sent to the Governor this year impacting aging services, the seniors you care for, when those laws are effective, and the steps you should take next.
On December 8, 2022 by Barbara Landeen
On Dec. 1, the 2022 Leadership Academy Class of Fellows completed their program year of leadership development. The official graduation for the cohort of 45 leaders will be celebrated at the 2023 Institute & Expo.
On December 8, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has created a series of guides to help service providers understand types of hearing loss and possible accommodations:
On December 8, 2022 by Kayla Khang
This week, Minnesota's budget forecast for the 2024-2025 biennium showed a $17.6 billion surplus, the largest in Minnesota's history. Most of the forecasted budget is "carryforward," meaning that about $12 billion of the surplus money will only be able to be spent on one-time investments.
Specialized Equipment and Assistance to Lower Communication Costs Available for Eligible Individuals
On September 15, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
Lifeline and the Telephone Assistance Program are two programs that help make communication services more affordable.
On September 15, 2022 by Anna Mowry
A new report providing insights and data on the nation's direct care workforce was recently released.
The report, Direct Care Workers in the United States: Key Facts, is released annually by PHI, which researches, supports, and promotes the nation's direct care workforce. The report includes workforce projections and demographic overviews of home care workers, residential care aides, and nursing assistants in nursing homes.
On July 7, 2022 by Libbie Chapuran
As part of the Opening Doors to Aging Services Initiative, our national partner, LeadingAge, has developed a research-based language guide intended to be used as a resource to aid in understanding aging services’ depth and breadth.
On July 7, 2022 by Erin Huppert
One of the final bills to clear the Legislature in May contained a little-debated provision with potentially significant implications. Beginning on Friday, July 1, Minnesotans aged 21 and older can purchase liquids and consumable goods containing small amounts of cannabidiols (CBD) and/or THC. THC is the ingredient in cannabis that produces a “high.”
On June 9, 2022 by Anna Mowry
Have you posted your open positions on the AgingServicesJobs.org platform? LeadingAge MN’s job board, AgingServicesJobs.org, is the premier resource for long-term care employers to post their critical to fill positions and get connected with qualified applicants.
On June 2, 2022 by Libbie Chapuran
Although the House and Senate are in recess this week, there's no shortage of work left to be done before Congress adjourns ahead of the midterm elections. What began as the Build Back Better plan is now being reshaped into a much narrower, inflation-fighting measure that would amount to a fraction of the spending in the original bill.
On July 16, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
A report published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) discusses serious care deficiencies found in hospice services and the shortcomings in federal regulation and oversight to prevent these kinds of harm to beneficiaries.
On October 31, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
A free training on Nov. 8 will cover tools and resources that Home and Community-Based Services providers use for end-of-life care and hospice, palliative care and serious illness, POLST, Advance Care Directives and Veteran’s benefits.
On October 9, 2018 by Heidi Simpson
Grief and Hope in Life’s Intersections: Multiple Responses to Dying and Grieving People is a full day workshop offered by the Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care on Friday, Nov. 16.
On May 23, 2012 by Wendy Placko
On May 23, 2012 by Wendy Placko