MN Legislature Passes Bill To License Assisted Living CentersMinnesota is currently the only state in the country that does not license assisted living facilities. But that changed this legislative session with a bill that will license the states 1,200 assisted living centers starting in 2021.
Minn. Legislature Approves Licensing System For Assisted Living CentersThe bill also allows families to place a hidden camera in an assisted living facility starting in January 2020.
Neglect Leads To Hypothermic Death Of Dementia PatientThe client was found by family in a snow bank.
Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Thousands From Ill GrandmaA White Bear Lake man was charged Tuesday with stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother after relatives contacted police with suspicions of fraud. The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Dennis Lee Olson, 42, is charged with theft by swindle from Betty Jane Braun between 2008 and 2013, when she passed away.
Tiny Homes Keep Seniors Close To Family, Away From Assisted LivingThe latest trend in home building lives up to the motto that less is more. Tiny homes are popping up all over the United States. The small houses are usually around 200 square feet and include all the necessities of a standard-size home.
Caregiver Photographs Client On Toilet, Posts Picture On InstagramA staff member at Deer Crest assisted living home in Red Wing was fired after taking a photo of a client on the toilet with her phone and uploading it to Instagram, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH: Man At Care Facility Found Unresponsive, Soaked In UrineThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a developmentally disabled man was found unresponsive in a urine-soaked chair at an assisted living facility.
Outage Forces Minn. Assisted Living Evacuation Residents have been evacuated from an assisted living center in southwestern Minnesota after an ice storm knocked out power.