Klobuchar seeks info on rural health needs
WILLMAR -- Long-term care is "the big elephant in the room" during Congress's deliberations of health care reform, in the belief of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
"No one is talking about it," Klobuchar said at a roundtable discussion about elderly care Monday evening at Rice Care Center in Willmar. More than 40 people were on hand for the meeting.
Yet a coming upsurge in the nation's elderly population makes it a vital issue, she said.
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