Warren Wolfe

Reporter | Aging and health-care policy
Phone: 612-673-7253
At the Star Tribune, Warren Wolfe has been a copy editor, assistant city editor, team leader and roving state feature writer and covered agriculture before moving to the aging beat. He has written extensively about caregiving, nursing homes, Medicare, Medicaid, and state and national policies on health care and aging.

Recent content from Warren Wolfe

Stable Medicare drug costs in Minnesota likely in '12

But the state's 700,000 plan participants are still advised to comparison shop when enrollment period begins Oct. 15.

Updated: October 05, 2011, - 10:42 PM

Minnesota ranks at top in care of very sick

The state gets an A for palliative care in a new report.

Updated: October 05, 2011, - 12:37 AM

Starting young with Alzheimer's

Diagnosed in his 50s, supported by family and friends, John Frei is adapting.

Updated: October 04, 2011, - 10:29 AM

Obituary: Gratitude for cancer care led to U bequest

School social worker Jeanne McGahee, 85, started a research fund after care that she said extended her life.

Updated: September 29, 2011, - 08:21 PM

Preparing for life's final stage

  A program that started in La Crosse 20 years ago changed how people plan for end-of-life care. It's now being adopted in the Twin Cities.

Updated: September 22, 2011, - 09:15 AM

State poverty hits 10.8%, incomes slide

Minnesota's household incomes dipped sharply, though its poverty rate remained better than the national average.

Updated: September 13, 2011, - 10:00 PM

Cerenity to close 2 aging metro nursing homes

Evolving care practices and budget pressures spurred the closings.

Updated: September 13, 2011, - 11:03 AM

Top marks for MN in elderly care

Some Minnesota programs would save billions of dollars if used nationally, the AARP report said. But some of the state's scores show the need for more work.

Updated: September 08, 2011, - 01:56 PM

Help line expands aid for seniors

The state's premier information and referral service for older people and their families, the Minnesota Senior LinkAge Line, began using Internet instant messaging Thursday.

Updated: September 01, 2011, - 05:24 PM

For Minneapolis nursing home, it's vacation, the sequel

A year after setting sail, residents at Camden Care Center have a getaway at a camp closer to home.

Updated: August 19, 2011, - 09:52 PM

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