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 care changes: Will state remain gridlocked?

A state insurance exchange, part of the federal law, will be key issue.

Updated: January 27, 2012, - 07:18 PM

St. Paul insurance salesman accused in scam of 2

A St. Paul insurance salesman was accused Tuesday of scamming two older men, including a retired St. Paul police officer, by selling them unsuitable investments he was not licensed to sell.

Updated: January 24, 2012, - 11:04 PM

A push to get Minnesotans to save for old-age care

As Minnesota's population ages, caring for the elderly could become a huge drain on state finances. The state's human services chief plans to launch a new effort to encourage people to finance their own care.

Updated: January 12, 2012, - 08:33 PM

Health beat: Easing hunger with food stamps

It's an old, old problem: Tens of thousands of Minnesotans could benefit from food stamps but don't, and the reasons are pride and ignorance.

Updated: January 12, 2012, - 06:09 PM

Minnesota's oldest resident dies

Ruth Anderson, believed to be the world's oldest twin at 112, was an avid Scrabble player.

Updated: December 20, 2011, - 11:28 PM

Seniors take heed: Bad guys out there

Experts urge caution against scams that rely on trust.

Updated: December 13, 2011, - 07:43 PM

Humphrey hopes his office protects vulnerable seniors

Maintaining independence at all costs sometimes makes older people "our own worst enemies," former Minnesota Attorney General Hubert "Skip" Humphrey told a group of advocates for the aged Friday.

Updated: December 09, 2011, - 09:31 PM

Minnesota health projects granted $11.3 million

Minnesota communities will use money to promote good health habits and reduce treatment costs.

Updated: December 09, 2011, - 08:15 PM

Sexual acts in dementia unit lead to state review

Regulators cite Faribault home, raise consent questions over male resident's contact with six women.

Updated: December 08, 2011, - 09:39 PM

Overdose preceded nursing home death in Owatonna

Probe cites series of medication errors at Owatonna Care Center.

Updated: December 03, 2011, - 10:14 AM

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