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LeadingAge Minnesota appoints Katie Perry to Board of Directors

Perry will lead through strategic guidance to support older adults across Minnesota LeadingAge Minnesota, the state’s largest association serving…
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The Stick or the Carrot

I’ve often written about the dangers of letting the government insert itself too deep into our healthcare. It’s not…
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To Vote or Not to Vote – Should Not Be the Question

In earlier blogs I’ve urged people to contact their lawmakers to tell them how they feel about proposed legislation…
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CMS Issues Additional Information on Medicare Prescription Payment Plan

Summary: CMS has issued new guidance related to the Prescription Drug Payment Program including education requirements, requirements for carriers,…
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Was Senator Sanders at the Hearing to Hear – or to Be Heard?

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing last Wednesday on the price…
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Laws Against Taking Advantage of The Elderly

Summary: Elder abuse involves the physical, mental, and financial abuse of seniors. All 50 states have laws in place…
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LeadingAge bestows awards to employees and residents

Five Knute Nelson/Walker Methodist team members were awarded high honors at this year’s LeadingAge Minnesota Institute & Expo, the…
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Retirement Regrets Statistics: Advice for the Next Generation

We all have regrets. But when it comes to reflecting on your life and professional career, no collective of…
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Cigna Sells Medicare Business for $3.7B

Summary: Cigna is selling their Medicare insurance business to Health Care Service Corporation for $3.7B. The deal is expected…
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It’s National Heart Month – And It’s Not About Valentine’s Day

February is National Heart Month, and I’m not sure, but maybe this month was chosen because of Valentine’s Day.…
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Get To Know Victoria Barlow, Sales and Marketing Director at Walker Place

Meet Victoria Barlow, the energetic new Sales and Marketing Director bringing fresh ideas and initiatives to Walker Place! We…
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