‘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 ...

Ask the Expert: How can I self-publish my book?

August 1, 2018
How do I find a self-publishing company for my book that can solve my problems without requiring thousands of dollars up front before we even start? Answer by Laura Peterson, Lakeside Press To successfully self-publish your book, instead of starting ...

Need a lift? Executive Express is ready

July 1, 2018
‘Making the customers happy is what we’re all about’
Executive Express is putting the final touches on a large, modern headquarters in Waite Park that also includes a transit center, maintenance center and customer lounge. Pictured is a rendering of
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Food, fun and great resources

July 1, 2018
Expo for Seniors, set for Aug. 18, is completely free
Expo participants were engaged and having a good time watching last year’s keynote speaker at Expo for Seniors. Contributed photo
The 16th annual Expo for Seniors returns to the River’s ...

Ask the Expert: What is a Lyric listening device?

July 1, 2018
Answers by Andrea Speckmier, Hearing Instrument Specialist, at HearLife of Minnesota, Alexandria location What is a Lyric listening device?
Lyric (Leer-ik) is the smallest listening device on the market. It is 100 percent invisible and worn inside the ear. Lyric ...

DCH becomes Alomere Health

July 1, 2018
Douglas County Hospital is now Alomere Health. “This is a big day in the story of our hospital, our clinics, and our community, and I could not be more thrilled to announce our much-anticipated new name,” said Carl Vaagenes, CEO ...

Offering ‘unforgettable’ adventures

July 1, 2018
The Landmark Tours team includes (front L to R), Amber Munson, Brennan Mogck, Dallas Lemmers, (back, L to R), Jessica Florac, Mike Lyons, Tara Romanowski, Laura Ludington, Margie Zerbe, and John Lyons. Contributed photo
‘We are passionate about what we ...

Safe, comfortable, stress-free rides

June 1, 2018
Treating your customers with courtesy and respect is paramount when running a successful business. And that’s a big reason why ACC Midwest Transportation in Hutchinson has become such a popular and expanding business.
ACC Midwest Transportation provides non-emergency medical transportation
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