New Guidelines Allow Greater Visitation For Long Term Care FacilitiesImpatient families got the update they were waiting for Wednesday when the Minnesota Department of Health put out new visitation guidance for long-term care facilities.
Animatronic Pets Providing Sense Of Companionship To Senior Community ResidentsFour animatronic pets now call Tradition Independent and Assisted Living in Brooklyn Park home.
Where Community Spread Of COVID Is Having A Profound Effect: Long-Term Care FacilitiesState leaders warn the community spread is impacting our long-term care facilities, and the ability to care for the people who live there.
Thanksgiving In Isolation: Finding Ways To Comfort Loved Ones In Long-Term Care FacilitiesThis Thanksgiving will be yet another tough day for people living in isolation in long-term care facilities.
New COVID-19 Guidelines For Assisted Living Facilities Allows In-Person VisitsStarting Saturday, people living in Minnesota long-term care facilities will be able to connect with loved ones in a way they haven't for several months.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH To Allow Controlled Visits From Family, Friends At Lower Risk Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health has announced “cautious steps” being made in further loosening some long-term care (LTC) restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus (MN): Progress Made In Long-Term Care Battle Plan, But 'There's Still More Work To Do'Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, along with state health leaders, announced Tuesday that progress has been made since the long-term care “battle plan” was implemented in early May.
St. Paul Nursing Home Workers To Strike Monday, Demanding Better Pay And BenefitsThe healthcare workers have bargained with their employer seven times over the last six months, and still remain divided on issues.
COVID-19 In Minnesota: Long-Term Care Facilities, Adult Day Programs, Some Libraries Set To ReopenStarting Monday, several Hennepin County libraries will begin offering "grab and go" services in-person. Day programs will also resume for adults with disabilities, and long-term care facilities will be allowed to have some visitors again.
Health Officials Release Guidelines For Outdoor Visits At Long-Term Care FacilitiesState officials released guidelines Thursday for outdoor visits at long-term care facilities.
New Visiting Guidelines For Window Visits At Long-Term Care FacilitiesMinnesota's long-term care facilities are getting on the same page to deal with one of the most heartbreaking factors of the COVID-19 pandemic: social isolation.
New Data Shows Complete COVID-19 Situation At State, National Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe data includes the names of each facility in the state with at least one COVID-19 case, along with how many have died from the virus, and the number of sick staff.
Hundreds Of Isolated Seniors, Patients Now Connecting To Loved Ones With Donated TabletsLast month, WCCO reported on a group trying to bridge the gap by donating tablets to hospitals so patients could video call their families. Just weeks later, hundreds now have the power to do just that.
'You Can't Make This Up': Ellsworth Teens To Be Honored By White House For Nursing Home WorkTwo western Wisconsin high school seniors are heading to Washington D.C. because of their good deed in a nursing home.
Coronavirus Response: Minnesota National Guard Begins Assisting Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota National Guard is now assisting long-term care facilities experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.