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What I Learned from You

Posted on June 16, 2013

A Father's Day Poem by Gary Hennerberg...

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Harmony River welcomes Senator Al Franken

Posted on June 5, 2013

Al Franken, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, often urges young adults to hug their parents. Franken exchanged a few hugs himself when he visited Harmony River senior living community in Hutchinson, Minnesota on Friday afternoon, May...

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Caring Companion Senior Apartments Offer a Unique Memory Care Living Option

Posted on May 14, 2013

Bill and Mabel: Side-by-side When Mabel Penney was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder characterized by loss of memory and skills, her husband, Bill, never doubted that he would look after her. As...

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Ten Ways to Care: a series for and about caregivers

Posted on May 9, 2013

Presbyterian Homes & Services joins with Twin Cities Public Television's Next Avenue to encourage the conversation with and for caregivers. Here are links to the first 5 stories in this series. We will post more in the days...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Norm and Oliver

Posted on April 26, 2013

Norm Pursinski and his dog Oliver make quite a team as dedicated volunteers with Optage Hospice. Oliver is a certified therapy dog through Therapy Dogs International, does agility competitions and visits with children in a reading...

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1962 Time Capsule opened at Johanna Shores

Posted on April 9, 2013

Arden Hills, MN -- On Tuesday, April 2, the Johanna Shores' staff opened a recently discovered time capsule from 1962. That was the year when the senior living community, then known as The Presbyterian Home, celebrated the opening...

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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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