Katy Read

Reporter | Niche products
Phone: 612-673-4583
Katy Read writes about aging, wellness and other feature topics for the niche products department. She joined the Star Tribune in 2011, and has written for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Duluth News-Tribune and the Crookston Daily Times. Her freelance writing has appeared in Salon.com, More, Real Simple, Working Mother, Minnesota Monthly and anthologies including “TORN: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood.”

Recent content from Katy Read

All is fair in love if you love the fair

If you adore our home-grown get-together as much as this couple do, you can even get married there (in pickle hats).

Updated: August 21, 2011, - 09:19 AM

Alzheimer's: a family odyssey

Katy Read thought she knew why her mother had Alzheimer's. But then her uncle was diagnosed, too ...

Updated: August 11, 2011, - 11:22 AM

@work: Tune in, float out

The Okee Dokee Brothers go with the flow.

Updated: August 04, 2011, - 08:40 AM

Run for your life

Age catching up with you? All the more reason to get off the couch and get moving.

Updated: August 03, 2011, - 09:28 AM

What's in a name? What to call the aging generation

We've got to call older people something - but what?

Updated: August 03, 2011, - 08:01 AM

Mind games: few factors proven to ward off Alzheimer's, dementia

Can Sudoku save your memory? Forget about it.

Updated: August 03, 2011, - 07:58 AM

Play on: cost of brain games can add up

Brain training is big business.

Updated: August 03, 2011, - 07:56 AM

New challenges unite adult adoptees

As society's views about adoption have become more open, a new state program is helping adoptees share their own complex feelings about their experiences.

Updated: August 02, 2011, - 08:07 AM

NY boy's killing is every parent's nightmare

Parents and experts weigh in on how to give children the freedom they need without being overprotective.

Updated: July 15, 2011, - 05:09 PM

@work: Do your foam work

Beer School in St. Paul offers classes in glasses.

Updated: June 30, 2011, - 07:18 AM

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