SPECIAL PRICE on subscriptions through April 15

March 1, 2020
SPECIAL PRICE on subscriptions through April 15, 2020. Please note: If you are interested in purchasing a 1 Year Subscription to more than one edition of the Sr. Perspective, please call our office at 320-334-3344 for special pricing. Get a ...

A sensible approach to weight loss

March 1, 2020
The majority of individuals attempting to shed a few unwanted pounds are of the understanding that eating less means losing more. But it’s not that simple. Or that healthy. “What we see are people eating less and less and eventually ...

‘I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else’

March 1, 2020
“We’re spoiled here, but we sure don’t mind,” laughed Alice Swanson, a resident of Cokato Charitable Trust for the past eight years. “They all treat us so wonderful here. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.” Cokato Charitable Trust is ...

Pope Co. Expo is family friendly, free!

March 1, 2020
‘There is something for everyone’ The Pope County Expo is returning on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to the Minnewaska Area High School near Glenwood. This is the 10th annual Pope County Expo, one of the largest free ...

ASK THE EXPERT Sponsored content by Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C & Electrical

March 1, 2020
Answer by Monte Herness, Technical Support Supervisor and Shawn Brannan, Preventative Maintenance Coordinator, Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C & Electrical How often should I have my HVAC system serviced? We recommend having your HVAC system serviced in the spring and fall ...

Ask the Expert: What could be causing the glare?

March 1, 2020
Answers by Mitchell Gossman, MD, an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud What is causing the glare I’m experiencing? First, the term “glare” needs to be clarified and defined. Ophthalmologists use the term “glare” to ...

Talamore now open for residents

February 1, 2020
‘We want it to be a comfortable place for the residents to live and enjoy’ Talamore Senior Living, a modern facility that opened on Feb. 1 in St. Cloud, is designed to “enrich the rhythms of our resident’s lives by ...

HealthSource moves to new location

February 1, 2020
Dr. Fink offers methods for pain relief, a healthier lifestyle For the past 12 years, Dr. Adam Fink of HealthSource Chiropractic in Hutchinson has been putting smiles on the face of his patients, whether by providing relief to a patient ...

Keep close eye on diabetes, eye disease

December 1, 2019
Answers by Mitchell Gossman, MD, an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud Question: What are the big concerns when it comes to diabetes and eye disease? Patients with diabetes need to be seen at least ...

Expansion complete at St. Williams

December 1, 2019
St. Williams Living Center, which has served the Parkers Parkers area since 1963, was recently rated as a 5-Star facility by Medicare.gov, a government agency that ranks and compares all senior living facilities in the nation.  That’s big news… but ...

Magical Medora Christmas returns

December 1, 2019
A Magical Medora Christmas is returning for its fifth year. Six popular and experienced performers from Medora’s Burning Hills Amphitheater are coming together to present the family-style holiday extravaganza. The show will be offered 30 times in 23 communities, covering ...

Cookbooks are here!

November 1, 2019
The newest Senior Perspective cookbook, “More Lifelong Favorites, Vol. 17” will be available at hundreds of stores throughout  Minnesota by early November. All books are expected to be on shelves by Nov. 4. Cookbook Advice:  Some locations may sell out ...

Building a successful retirement plan

November 1, 2019
Woitalla has a passion for helping people reach their retirement goals Having the retirement that you want does not happen by itself. A strong plan with safeguards to protect that plan can help you retire comfortably and on time. Tara ...

‘You don’t have to live with pain’

November 1, 2019
Heartland Orthopedic Specialists works to return patients to healthy, active lifestyle without limits Living in constant pain while trying to pursue an active daily lifestyle can be a grind. Heartland Orthopedic Specialists has been helping patients with musculoskeletal (bone and ...

‘They treat you right here’

October 1, 2019
Service, selection hit the mark at Little Crow Shooting Sports One by one, gun enthusiasts flock to Little Crow Shooting Sports in Hutchinson like mallards to an open pond. “I’ll tell you why so many people come here and why ...

‘This year will be different’

October 1, 2019
Medicare made simple!  Breitenfeldt Group provides service, selection all in one place “This year will be different,” said Dennis Breitenfeldt, owner of Breitenfeldt Group, referring to the big changes in Medicare last fall that resulted in 400,000 Minnesotans losing their ...

Ask the Expert: What can be done about droopy eyelids?

October 1, 2019
Question: What happens to our eyelids as we age and what can be done about it? Answer by Andrea Joplin, M.D., an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud It’s not uncommon for aging eyelids to ...