Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Susan Collins Target Senior Fraud With Senate ProposalSenators from Maine and Minnesota have introduced a bill designed to stop scams that target older residents.
Despite Bi-Partisan Law, Wisconsin Hasn't Expanded SeniorCare Program To Cover VaccinesThe Wisconsin Department of Health Services has not expanded the state's popular SeniorCare program to include coverage for vaccines, despite being required under a bipartisan law and as flu season begins while the coronavirus ravages the state.
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.
'She Needs To Be In A Place Like This': With Mom In COVID-19 Hot Spot Nursing Home, Son Puts Hope In State's New PlanEighty-percent of Minnesota's deaths have been reported in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, StaffState Sen. Karin Housley called on state leaders Tuesday to do more to implement universal testing for all residents and staff at long-term care facilities, and to bring in the National Guard to help if needed.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Wayzata Assisted Living Facility To Permanently Close After Deadly OutbreakAn assisted-living facility in Wayzata won't reopen after COVID-19 forced it to move residents out of the building.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minneapolis Police Widow 'Amazed' By Her 91st Birthday SurpriseBetty Claussen turned 91 years old Sunday. But she did so in quarantine, self-isolating herself in her northeast Minneapolis home.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Mpls. Chef Brian Yazzie Serving Indigenous Foods To Native Elders During PandemicCommunity leaders says the COVID-19 pandemic is magnifying existing health disparities in the native population. One group is using food to address that, nourishing bodies and souls.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Survivor Urges Youth To 'Stay Home'A COVID-19 survivor has a message for young people in his community.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Hits Hard At State's Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe vast majority of Minnesota's COVID-19 deaths are cases associated with long-term care facilities, health officials said Tuesday as they focused attention on how the state is trying to protect some of its most vulnerable residents.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Senior Center Residents Delighted By Minnesota Wild LettersPeople across Minnesota are stepping up to connect with those who are isolated due to COVID-19 concerns.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Officials Will Now Release Names Of Outbreak-Hit Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health will now release the names and locations of 49 long-term care facilities with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Backs Off From Giving Predictions Of State's COVID-19 PeakGov. Tim Walz and health officials are looking at models to try and determine when the COVID-19 outbreak will peak in Minnesota.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: North Minneapolis Church Serving Seniors Food, Love During CrisisMembers of a north Minneapolis church are making sure seniors in their community can look forward to having hot meals, and a friendly voice.