FALLING INTO WINTER

Dear Readers, The fall edition of MNRAAA News is now available! I encourage you to read the entire edition as it is filled with updates, as well as upcoming events. […]

The Sandwich Generation Survival Guide

Caring for an elderly parent while raising children can sometimes be overwhelming. To help “the sandwich generation,” the Minnesota Board on Aging and the Area Agencies on Aging have partnered […]

Apply for a Live Well at Home Grant

The Request for Proposal for the 2016-17 Live Well at Home grant proposal is now on line. Responders conference is scheduled for April 7th.  Application due date is April 22nd. Purpose: […]

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Crime and Older People

Older people and their families worry about crime.  Though older people are less likely to be victims of crime than teenagers and young adults, the number of crimes against older […]

June is Dairy Month

Are you increasingly concerned about your bone health?  You should be.  It is estimated that 10 million Americans currently suffer from osteoporosis, a debilitating condition that commonly results in weakened […]

Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Some change in memory is normal as we grow older, but the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are more than simple lapses in memory.  People with Alzheimer’s experience difficulties in communicating, learning, thinking […]

Exercise for Better Brain Function

Older people who exercise regularly are more likely to maintain brain function used for everyday tasks like following a recipe and keeping the pills they take straight. A study by […]

Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Three Ways to Lower Your Prescription Costs   Consider Switching to Generics or Other Lower-Cost Medications You may wish to talk to your doctor about the medications you are currently […]

How Do I Replace My Medicare Card?

The Medicare card is your proof that you have Medicare health insurance.  If your card is lost, stolen or damaged, you can ask for a new one by calling Social […]