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August 11, 2015
Senior companion Les Heimark helps rural Detroit Lakes resident June Pearson with her shopping once a week and takes her to her various appointments around town, when they’re not sitting down over coffee and visiting about the friends and family they have in common. Pearson is no longer able to drive herself to and from town, so she appreciates Heimark’s help in getting around. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Senior Companion helps local woman stay independent longer
August 11, 2015 - 1:26pm
August 9, 2015
Getting a lift into bed, Maxine Smith is helped by CNA’s for Oak Crossing. She started out in a chair, was lifted up and via a track on the ceiling, was electronically sent across the room and into bed. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Paula Quam
Essentia’s Oak Crossing gets ceiling lifts to help patients, staff
August 9, 2015 - 5:05am
July 30, 2015
Lets do more to more to stop falls
July 30, 2015 - 5:55am
July 21, 2015
The Bone Builders group has been meeting twice a week to exercise at the Lake Park City Center since May of 2009. The program enables seniors to build muscle strength and balance through regular exercise together, while providing much-needed opportunities for social interaction. SUBMITTED PHOTO
After six years, Bone Builders program for Lake Park seniors still going strong
July 21, 2015 - 1:13pm
June 24, 2015
Food safety for seniors
June 24, 2015 - 5:00am
May 6, 2015
Area seniors encouraged to ‘Get Into the Act’
May 6, 2015 - 5:05am
April 29, 2015
Some tips for making homes more senior-friendly
April 29, 2015 - 5:05am
April 15, 2015
What to do about not enough resources for the aging folks in county
April 15, 2015 - 11:29am
April 1, 2015
Partner with doctor to keep yourself healthy
April 1, 2015 - 5:00am
March 27, 2015
Officials from the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office are on the scene at Woodbury Senior Living on Friday, March 27, 2015, completing their investigation of a fatal fire. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Mathias Baden
One dead in fire at Woodbury senior living facility
March 27, 2015 - 11:46am
March 18, 2015
U.S. Senator Amy Kobuchar's constituent advocate, Elyse Ruiz (far left), speaks to a group of area seniors and other concerned citizens during Tuesday’s “Supporting Our Seniors” presentation at the Detroit Lakes Library. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes
Local seniors talk aging issues with Sen. Klobuchar’s staff
March 18, 2015 - 10:30am
Bite into a healthier lifestyle, better nutrition
March 18, 2015 - 5:05am
March 12, 2015
Senior abuse, fraud at tax time
March 12, 2015 - 5:55am
March 7, 2015
Klobuchar staff to visit DL March 17 to talk about health, financial resources for seniors
March 7, 2015 - 5:45am
February 26, 2015
Helping loved ones retire
February 26, 2015 - 5:15am