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April 12, 2019
New Willmar program takes aim at chronic condition self-management
April 12, 2019 - 7:03am
October 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Melissa Wentzel, right, Club Bethesda director, steers a trishaw while Mary Frick, Bethesda Club member, left, and Britta Diem, Willmar Community Center Director, enjoy the ride. Modeled after rickshaws, the battery-assisted, three-wheel bikes are a way for seniors or anyone with limited mobility to get outdoors.
Joy ride: Trishaws rekindle the biking experience for local seniors
October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm
September 30, 2018
Helen Muirhead pets a rabbit during the recent Harvest Festival. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Commentary: Maybe growing old isn't what I used to think it was
September 30, 2018 - 9:49am
September 22, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
September 22, 2018 - 5:58am
September 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Suzanne Nelsen listens to the guest speakers during an Aging Wisely meeting Sept. 6 at the Willmar Community Center. The topic that day was downsizing and decluttering. Upcoming areas of interest include nutrition, technology, music and Medicare.
Aging with wisdom: New initiative helps seniors age with purpose and confidence
September 20, 2018 - 7:47am
August 13, 2018
Anne Polta / TribuneAmanda Thorson, left, and Christina Jurgenson show off the gold award earned by Rice Care Center and Therapy Suites for antibiotic stewardship. Skilled care has become the next frontier in curbing inappropriate use of antibiotics.
Golden progress: Rice Care Center singled out for efforts in antibiotic stewardship
August 13, 2018 - 5:18am
June 29, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Kate Searls, Growth & Justice research director, presents information Thursday about the interdependence of the economies of rural and urban areas of the state.
Workforce shortage ahead: Groups seek policy agenda to bridge urban, rural economic divide
June 29, 2018 - 5:42am
May 25, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Audience members listen Thursday to law enforcement officers talking about the Triad initiative that aims to reduce fraud and other crime against older adults. An introductory meeting was held at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar, and additional meetings are planned.
Kandiyohi County launches crime prevention initiative for seniors
May 25, 2018 - 6:28am
April 9, 2018
Sheriff's Office initiative to tackle crime against seniors
April 9, 2018 - 5:05am
April 2, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Construction is underway on the final phase of a campus redesign at Bethesda  in Willmar. Skilled care and short-term rehabilitation wings were completed almost two years ago, and a new town center and chapel are next on the list.
Bethesda launches final phase of redesign in Willmar
April 2, 2018 - 5:46am
March 28, 2018
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
Can drinking wine help you live longer?
March 28, 2018 - 6:45am
March 26, 2018
Letter: Help needed to stop elder abuse
March 26, 2018 - 3:00am
February 3, 2018
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
February 3, 2018 - 9:47am
November 7, 2017
How to fight stereotypes about aging
November 7, 2017 - 7:45pm
October 24, 2017
Bethesda CEO recognized for leadership in aging
October 24, 2017 - 11:47am