Andria is ‘everyone’s theater’

October 1, 2018
Organization has been entertaining audiences in Alexandra since ‘67 “Building community by igniting interest and participation in and through the performing arts.” That is the mission of Andria Theatre, a premier live theater and performing arts center in Alexandria. And ...

Over 400,000 will lose coverage

October 1, 2018
Breitenfeldt Group offering enrollment events, beefing up its team to prepare for Minnesotans needing help enrolling in a new Medicare plan The enrollment period is coming up for Minnesotans who need to make changes to their Medicare plans for the ...

PioneerCare celebrates 90 years

October 1, 2018
Fergus Falls senior care provider offers a spectrum of care PioneerCare is celebrating! It was 90 years ago that the organization opened its doors in Fergus Falls offering long-term care for older adults. But a lot has changed in those ...

Ask the Expert: Why are Medicare Cost plans going away?

October 1, 2018
Answers provided by Paul J. Hamilton, founding partner of Medicare Insurance Advisors Why are Medicare Cost plans being eliminated? A federal law implemented recently will eliminate certain health insurance options across Minnesota. As a result, over 370,000 Minnesotans that currently ...

Ask the Expert: Is my hearing loss treatable?

October 1, 2018
Answers provided by Kristen Benjaminson, Au.D., CCC-A of Janning ENT Is my hearing loss treatable? More than 48 million Americans experience hearing loss. While this condition is often viewed as an inevitable part of aging, over half of all patients ...

Gun sales, service hit target at Little Crow

October 1, 2018
Customer: ‘I have never been disappointed’ For the past 32 years, Little Crow Shooting Sports in Hutchinson has been home to avid hunters, collectors and gun enthusiasts from all over the area.
Scopes, safes, shells and a wide selection of
...

Ask the Expert: Can I reduce my risk of cognitive decline?

September 1, 2018
Answers provided  by Katrice Sisson,
Alzheimer’s Association Q:  What are some ways to reduce my risk of cognitive decline? Research is still evolving, but evidence is strong that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle ...

‘We’re like family’ at Brickstone

September 1, 2018
For such a small community, Comfrey has an abundance of history. And Brickstone Manor, a modest nine-unit assisted living facility in the heart of the town of 382 residents in southern Minnesota, is a big part of that history. The ...

Medicare made easy

September 1, 2018
Allison White Insurance opened in January For more than a dozen years, Allison White built her reputation as a Medicare and health insurance expert in Minnesota working for a corporate firm. In January 2018, Allison  put her knowledge and industry ...

‘We enjoy life every day here’

September 1, 2018
Fairway Ridge provides comfortable assisted living option in Albany
The picturesque setting of the Mother of Mercy complex along the Albany Golf Course. Contributed photo
Imagine your home in a picturesque setting with the plush emerald-colored grass of a golf ...

Medicare help, offered free of charge

September 1, 2018
Many senior citizens admit that getting a grasp on the new changes in store for Medicare is confusing and frustrating. But Medicare Insurance Advisors, of Sartell, can ease that stress by explaining all the upcoming changes and the various options ...

Offering ‘unforgettable’ adventures

September 1, 2018
‘We are passionate about what we do’ at Landmark Tours Looking for an adventure? Want to see the country? See the world? Landmark Tours offers unique tours from coast to coast and around the globe. Each tour is tailored to ...

Big additions in Starbuck, Hoffman

September 1, 2018
MCHS expands Holly Ridge, builds new assisted living facility in Hoffman
The expansion of Holly Ridge doubled the size of the assisted living facility in Starbuck. Contributed photo
It has been a year of construction and change for Minnewaska Community ...

‘We couldn’t be happier’

August 1, 2018
Cooperative living in quiet St. Cloud neighborhood
Realife Cooperative at Mueller Gardens is an independent senior living cooperative located in St. Cloud. Contributed photo
There is no such thing as a second chance to make a good first impression. At ...

Ask the Expert: Alzheimer’s or normal age-related changes?

August 1, 2018
Answers provided  by Katrice Sisson,
Alzheimer’s Association Question: What are some signs of Alzheimer’s/dementia compared to normal age-related changes? Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in the early stage, is ...

A personal guide to retirement

August 1, 2018
Woitalla has passion for helping people prepare for a successful, fulfilling retirement. Helping people plan and protect their financial future to ensure that her clients have a fulfilling retirement. That is the passion that drives Tara Hemsing Woitalla, FIC, CLTC, ...

Offering ‘unforgettable’ adventures

August 1, 2018
‘We are passionate about what we do’ at Landmark Tours Looking for an adventure? Want to see the country? See the world? Landmark Tours offers unique tours from coast to coast and around the globe. Each tour is tailored to ...