State planners are seeking public reaction to a sweeping proposal they say would better target human services spending for frail and aged Minnesotans at a time of tight government budgets.
Updated: July 05, 2012, - 05:37 PM
First, the good news about the health of Minnesota's poorest citizens: On five of eight measures, their medical care improved over the past five to eight years, a new report says.
Updated: June 28, 2012, - 06:07 PM
At issue is whether the state overcharged U.S. taxpayers.
Updated: June 19, 2012, - 09:29 PM
Far from being frail recluses, many of today's centenarians are nearly as physically and socially active as their baby boomer grandkids, a new survey finds.
Updated: June 14, 2012, - 07:05 PM
The number of Minnesotans on Medicaid is growing faster than in most other states, and so is the cost.
Updated: June 13, 2012, - 11:13 PM
Voluntary efforts to reduce sediment are criticized as insufficient. Farm groups say members have worked to reduce soil erosion.
Updated: May 29, 2012, - 09:12 PM
At 111, Minnesota's oldest resident calls herself "a normal person living a normal life," but her longevity puts her in unusual company.
Updated: May 25, 2012, - 09:49 AM
More families then ever before are providing care to elders, because of the rising number of aging people with dementia, a University of Minnesota expert says.
Updated: May 24, 2012, - 06:22 PM
John Evjen's favorite songs were the two played over and over while in captivity.
Updated: May 24, 2012, - 09:00 AM