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Carondelet Village Convenes Coalition to ACT on Alzheimer's: Part of The Greater Good series in Perspectives

Posted on March 7, 2013

Is St. Paul prepared to face an increase in persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias? Can it become a dementia capable community? What is a dementia capable community? ...

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Changing Perceptions - A Caregiver's Journey with Hospice

Posted on February 27, 2013

“Do you get a kickback?” a man asked Beth as she extolled the benefits of Optage® Hospice. “No,” she replied, “I just want you to know how much these services can improve your life.”...

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Love Endures All Things

Posted on February 14, 2013

Valentine flowers and chocolate may express affection for a day, but what does it take to share enduring love for a lifetime? After 75 years of marriage Ellen and Clelland Darr, who live at The Farmstead in Andover, Minnesota,...

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Walking Safely through Winter

Posted on February 3, 2013

By Lynn Truninger and Scott Hermann Regional Wellness Directors for Presbyterian Homes & Services ...

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Five Financial Resolutions to Start the New Year

Posted on January 21, 2013

By John T. Myer, CFP® We live in a world where tactics are often valued more than strategy. Tactics mean movement and movement is often viewed as getting something done. Yet without a solid strategy, that movement might cause...

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The "Fiscal Cliff" and You

Posted on January 8, 2013

Just hours into 2013, Congress slipped, but stepped back and averted a free-fall over the “Fiscal Cliff”; a series of federal tax hikes and spending cuts that were to take effect automatically on January 1 unless Congress...

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Close to Perfect

Posted on January 3, 2013

By Lynn Truninger Regional Wellness Director at Presbyterian Homes & Services...

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A Christmas Remembered

Posted on December 26, 2012

Coralie Richie lives at Waverly Gardens in North Oaks, Minnesota. In 2009, Coralie endured four family deaths, including her brother, son and granddaughter. That Christmas she wrote a poem to express the mixture of loss and hope...

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Love One Another at Christmas and All Year Through

Posted on December 10, 2012

Once again, we arrive at Christmas; a season of joy and celebration bringing family, friends and communities together in timeless traditions. We are awed by the sacred story in scripture and song of how “God so loved the...

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A Thanksgiving Reflection

Posted on November 20, 2012

by Duane Larson, Campus Administrator at Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington...

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