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Cardiac care program receives award

Cardiac care program receives award

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Therese, a faith-based senior care and housing organization, accepted an Aging Services of Minnesota Leading Change Innovation Award for its cardiac care program Feb. 7 at the Aging Services of Minnesota Institute and Expo.

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When is the right time to move? Consider these tips

When is the right time to move? Consider these tips

| Scott Saffert and Lola Amendt for The Catholic Spirit | February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marianne and Dennis have lived in the same home for their entire marriage of 62 years. They raised children, re-modeled living spaces, celebrated holidays, hosted parties and created loving memories in their home.

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How can we ensure that seniors’ needs are met?

How can we ensure that seniors’ needs are met?

| Deacon Dan Gannon for The Catholic Spirit | January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By 2030, 1 in 4 Minnesotans will be age 65 or older, double the current number

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Woodbury parish now offers adult day care service

Woodbury parish now offers adult day care service

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cerenity Senior Care has opened an adult day program at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic Community in Woodbury.

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Still called to serve . . . at age 90

Still called to serve . . . at age 90

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday morning, Len Lorence got up early, as he always does, and prayed the rosary with Lucille, his wife of 67 years.

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A friend to those with special needs

A friend to those with special needs

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Donna Heins generally tries to duck the spotlight, preferring instead to stay in the background.

But that all changes when she spots the participants in her faith formation program for adults with special needs at St. Odilia in Shore­view.

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St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

| Susan Klemond | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saint Paul Neighborhoods — a local collaboration of neighborhood, government, health care and community representatives — works to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

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Grief counselors steer communities toward long-term healing

Grief counselors steer communities toward long-term healing

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

After debris has been cleared and physical rebuilding is well underway, counselors for victims of natural disasters and violence contend that real healing still needs to take place.

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Personalized funeral trend can miss key spiritual aspects

Personalized funeral trend can miss key spiritual aspects

| Pete Sheehan | October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The trend in funerals today toward more personalized, less traditional ceremonies is taking these services where no funerals have gone before.

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When lasagna says more than words: bringing food to the bereaved

When lasagna says more than words: bringing food to the bereaved

| Carol Zimmermann | October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Often after the death of the loved one of a friend, neighbor or co-worker, people are at a loss for what to say or do, but they might be quick to whip up a batch of brownies or a chicken casserole.

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Save the Dates: Upcoming Events for Seniors

Save the Dates: Upcoming Events for Seniors

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Empowering Seniors series set for St. Paul

– Lunch and Learn series at Our Lady of Grace

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Better awareness can help prevent debilitating falls

Better awareness can help prevent debilitating falls

| Abby Dehmer | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

One in three adults 65 and older fall each year. In 2005 alone more than 1.8 million seniors were treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. Simple adjustments to daily activities can greatly reduce the risk of a fall.

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