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

Health beat: A search to find hungry seniors

Feeding frail older people has been part of the Roseville Senior Center mission for all of its 35 years, with the Meals on Wheels program serving about 200 people in their homes and lunches for others at the center.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 09:53 AM

Man who admitted to molesting 29 to be first in decade to be freed

A man who has admitted to molesting 29 children is about to become the first in over a decade to be freed from the state's St. Peter facility. His release will test the ability of behavioral science.

Updated: February 19, 2012, - 07:34 AM

House bill outlines state health insurance exchange

Three influential Republicans have signed on to a DFL bill to set up the online marketplace by 2014. A federal exchange would be set up in states that don't take action.

Updated: February 16, 2012, - 10:38 PM

Intense scrutiny 'will never end' for sex offender

Child abuser Clarence Opheim will be under close watch when he becomes the first patient with a provisional discharge from the state's sex offender program.

Updated: February 15, 2012, - 10:47 PM

Feb. 15: Brooklyn Center day care facility was 'ticking time bomb'

Brooklyn Center facility serving 88 children had scores of violations before the state shut it down.

Updated: February 14, 2012, - 09:21 PM

Saturday: Monticello student suffers heart attack in basketball game

His heart was restarted twice with a defibrillator. The coach said he wasn't aware of any previous health problems.

Updated: February 03, 2012, - 10:17 AM

Feb. 3: State closes troubled Brooklyn Center day-care center

Risk of harm to children cited as reason for closing Arena Early Learning Center. The rare step reflected imminent dangers, officials said.

Updated: February 02, 2012, - 10:41 PM

Storm-ravaged nursing home in Belview, Minn., reopens

July tornado caused Belview facility to be evacuated.

Updated: January 31, 2012, - 09:32 PM

Obituary: Dr. Roback's 'golden hands' aided thousands

With a history of about 35,000 pediatric surgeries over 40 years, Dr. Stacy Roback was known not just for the quality of his work but also for a gentle manner with patients and their families.

Updated: January 30, 2012, - 08:46 PM

Battle over how health insurance is sold in Minnesota begins

Legislators will offer dueling bills on how insurance marketplace should be organized -- or restricted.

Updated: January 30, 2012, - 08:14 PM

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