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April 22, 2014

The Kingery family musicians perform at last year’s Life Connections.
15th annual Life Connections is Friday
April 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
January 17, 2014
Community that cares: Local initiative seeks to make area dementia-capable
January 17, 2014 - 10:40pm
November 2, 2013
Melissa Wenzel, director of Club Bethesda at the Bethesda Wellness Center in Willmar, shows off one of the features of Bethesda’s new outdoor Parkinson’s path. Developed with support from the National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota, the path’s real-world environment will help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their gait, balance, mobility and overall well-being. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
Outdoor path helps improve physical, mental well-being for people with Parkinson’s disease
November 2, 2013 - 6:04am
October 11, 2013
Letter: Memories make us who we are
October 11, 2013 - 3:00am
July 17, 2013
Memory decline may be earliest sign of dementia
July 17, 2013 - 12:41pm
April 24, 2013
This April 16 handout photo shows Andrea Vassel of Mary Washington Healthcare as she explains the benefits of an advance directive at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va., as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. A poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found people 40 and older underestimate their chances of needing long-term care and aren't doing enough to prepare. But about 47 percent say they have created an advance directive. (AP Photo/Mary Washington Healthcare)
Poll: Aging U.S. in denial about long-term care need
April 24, 2013 - 7:04am
April 3, 2013
People with Parkinson’s disease participate Sept. 10, 2012, in a therapy class at Bethesda wellness center in Willmar. Last year Bethesda launched an initiative to become a regional magnet for people with Parkinson’s disease. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
An aging population
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
The pool room at the Willmar Community and Activity Center is used daily. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Retiring boomers will change community activity programming
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
March 14, 2013
Census: Record 1 in 3 US counties are now dying
March 14, 2013 - 7:12am
November 1, 2012
'Their lives are not over': Activity program is essential to Rice Care services
November 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Ruth Hanson, left, and Gladys Palm hand out treats Wednesday to children, including little pumpkin Taden Hamstad, 1, of Pennock, during a Halloween event at the Rice Care Center in Willmar. Proceeds from this year's Rice Health Foundation's gala will be used to create an activity center at the nursing home. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
'Their lives are not over': Activity program is essential to Rice Care services
November 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 30, 2012
Todd and Nici Ahrenholz of Willmar hone their dancing skills Sunday afternoon  at the YMCA where the competing couples are rehearsing for the upcoming "Dancing With Our Stars" benefit for the Willmar Senior Network. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
'Dancing With Our Stars' coming in March in Willmar, Minn.
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2011
Kris Johnson, left, and Becki Kallevig are the admission coordinators who staff the new Welcome Center at Bethesda Health and Housing. The Welcome Center was launched two months ago to create a smoother process for handling referrals and helping families find services that meet their needs. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
Bethesda's new Welcome Center offers 'one-stop shop' for senior services info
March 8, 2011 - 12:00am
February 17, 2011
Letter: Bad decisions at 700 Stearns
February 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 31, 2010
Paynesville senior housing to be converted to assisted living
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am