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March 6, 2018
A Minnesota House committee listens to a legislative auditor's report on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, about a state office that failed to properly investigate elder abuse allegations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
February 17, 2018
What will lawmakers do to protect seniors, vulnerable adults in assisted living?: Elder abuse task force's recommendations will be a guide
February 17, 2018 - 10:30am
December 25, 2017
Ralph Henkensiefken of Brainerd, Minn., receives a gift Tuesday, Dec. 19, from volunteers Becky Stock and Ted Anderson. Henkensiefken was nominated for Be a Santa to a Senior, a program encouraging community members to purchase gifts for deserving seniors during the holidays. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Smiles from Santa: Brainerd-area seniors receive a Christmas surprise
December 25, 2017 - 8:00am
June 24, 2016
Dan and Ruth Durrough have nearly finished hiking the entire 4,600 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail that expands across seven states, including Minnesota. The couple started their journey in New York and will finish their lifelong hike in North Dakota by September. (NICOLE VIK | ENTERPRISE)
Senior citizens near finish line of 4,600-mile hike across Minnesota, six other states
June 24, 2016 - 7:35am
April 14, 2016
Bryan Smith, left, and  Andrew Wakefield assemble the Gutter Helmet display with co-worker Kevin Radtke in background on Thursday in the Cardinal Arena.
Life Connections takes shape
April 14, 2016 - 6:26pm
July 8, 2015
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Video: A coffee club for active older adults
July 8, 2015 - 9:03am
June 27, 2015
Video: At 88, he's still stepping out
June 27, 2015 - 7:42am
April 15, 2015
Life Connections, an event featuring booths, exhibits, seminars and entertainment for older adults, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Willmar Civic Center. Admission costs $4 in advance or $5 at the door. Advance tickets are available in Willmar at Cashwise, Cub Foods, Willmar Community Ed and Rec office in Jefferson Learning Center and the West Central Tribune.
Life Connections event begins 8 a.m. Friday
April 15, 2015 - 10:55pm
April 13, 2013
Sue Leal, from Kandiyohi County Family Services, shows the new one-page form senior citizens can use to apply for food support. It replaces a 10-page form. Tribune photo by Carolyn Langeplay button
New short form makes it easier for seniors to apply for food support (video)
April 13, 2013 - 12:00pm