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At My Age

Now that I am 81, I am learning about many things for the first time. There were times when I could have spoken out about injustice in the past and did not. Why didn’t I?

  • 02/25/2021
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Sex, Sexuality, and Aging

Sex and sexuality shift over the course of a person’s life. says Laura Rademacher, LMFT and certified sex therapist. “One

  • 08/25/2020
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Betty Sandison: No Age Limit to Learning

Why one Minnesota woman is finishing her college education 60 years later

  • 05/26/2020
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Minding the Age Gap

The 2019 Status of Older Women in Minnesota report examines the economic well-being, health, and safety of women ages 55

  • 02/24/2020
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Final Rest in Green

Historically, people buried their loved ones with the intent of preserving their bodies.Embalmed with formaldehyde, secured in a chemically treated

  • 08/24/2019
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Two Countries, Two Elder Care Systems

For many years I have watched my maternal grandparents in Japan, and my paternal grandmother in the United States, receive

  • 04/01/2019
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Helping My Mother Die

In March 2017, my sisters and I gathered in my mom’s bedroom as her pacemaker was deactivated by a hospice

  • 04/01/2019
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Broken System

The Crisis of Elder Abuse in Minnesota Elder abuse complaints to the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Health Facility

  • 04/01/2019
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Celebrating a Vision

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Two white-haired women farmers in Lac Qui Parle County challenged and

  • 04/01/2019
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Offering Home Support

Investing in services that enable older adults to remain independent, while providing peace of mind to caregivers, will help make communities stronger and more self-sufficient.

  • 09/01/2018
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Smooth Sailing at 105

The themes throughout the varied experiences of Pat Marble’s long life are about being comfortable, inquisitive, and interested in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Gay and Gray

LGBTQ+ content is made possible by Ellie Krug Carol is a 72-year-old woman with multiple health issues. Her partner, Susan, has been

  • 06/01/2018