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Eric Schubert

He writes about aging, how we live, wellness, public policy and beyond.

Your Voices
April 25, 2013

America's and Minnesota's Big Disconnect

New Research Underscores Our Big Denial on Aging and Costs
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April 12, 2013

Enjoy Video of "Horse Whisperer" Gov. Al Quie

He's long beaten the 80-Year Goal He Set for Himself
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April 4, 2013

The Innovator's Dilemma Sure Isn't Aging

Age Shift Positive for Minnesota Ingenuity, Invention
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March 8, 2013

Elderly St. Peter Woman's Felony Case Raises Questions for All of Us

She could easily be any Minnesotan
Your Voices
February 22, 2013

Could Aging Bring New Life to Saint Paul?

Demographic certainties open up new opportunities for downtown living, playing and spending.
Your Voices
February 18, 2013

When Do you Plan to Retire? Will You Retire?

Will you work as long as Pope Benedict, Sid Hartman or Lynne Lunna? Join the Discussion . . .
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January 4, 2013
The 'Granny Pod' and Lennar NEXTGEN Homes – Are They for You?

The 'Granny Pod' and Lennar NEXTGEN Homes – Are They for You?

America's Age Wave is Driving "Back to the Future" Housing
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December 20, 2012

The iPhone and Eliminating Disjointed, Horribly Expensive Health Care

Could the iPhone Save Us Trillions and Keep us Out of the Emergency Room
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December 10, 2012

Do You Want People With Alzheimer's Living Near You?

Minnesota Has New Aging Realities
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November 12, 2012

Please Share Your Veteran Tribute

Thank you Corporal Wellmann and all who have served or are serving.
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November 8, 2012

Could We Become the State Where People Forget to Die?

Cultivating the Land of Longevity in the Land of Lakes
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October 19, 2012

"Own Your Future." But How?

Moving Beyond Medicaid for our New Old Age
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July 2, 2012

Would You Hang Out at a Senior Center?

It's Time to Reinvent the "Senior Center."
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May 24, 2012
Good Advice from a Wall at Mayo's Innovation Center

Good Advice from a Wall at Mayo's Innovation Center

How do you make ideas real that make life better? Like what this wall at the Mayo Clinic Innovation says about it for Minnesota and beyond.
Your Voices
March 29, 2012

Would You Support Increased Taxes to Pay for Your Alzheimer's Care?

New Poll Shows Need for New Thinking, Action in Minnesota
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October 13, 2011

Fun Video: Getting that Dang Thing to Work

Bruce and Esther Huffman: good sports and new YouTube stars.
Your Voices
September 23, 2011

Video: Age Wave = Change Wave

An opportunity for improving Minnesota in so many ways.
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August 11, 2011

Should the Phrase "Senior Citizen" Be Retired?

What should we call older people?
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July 22, 2011
"Gang of Six" Repeal Call of CLASS Act Shortsighted

"Gang of Six" Repeal Call of CLASS Act Shortsighted

America and Minnesota needs a financing plan for Alzheimer's care and other senior services.
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July 15, 2011

A First of its Kind Lip Dub That Makes Lips Smile

A new dawn, a new day, a new life, creativity rocks.
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June 14, 2011
You're Invited to an Honoring Choices Focus Group . . . It's About the Conversation

You're Invited to an Honoring Choices Focus Group . . . It's About the Conversation

Citizens League, TPT and Twin Cities Medical Society Hosting Important Discussions for All Ages on Improving End of Life Planning
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June 13, 2011

Michael Graves' Designs on Target for Empowering a Massive Market

Changing demographics are driving new product design that will diversify retailers' offerings.
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May 18, 2011
Harmon Killebrew on Living and Dying

Harmon Killebrew on Living and Dying

Harmon Killebrew arrived in Minnesota as a boy of summer, growing into a Hall of Famer. But, like all of us, he was a human being.
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May 3, 2011
Ready to Live to 100+? New Insights and The Living to 100 Calculator

Ready to Live to 100+? New Insights and The Living to 100 Calculator

Are you ready to live to 100 and beyond? The U.S. is at an all-time high of people blowing 100 birthday cake candles. And, beyond the milestone of hitting the century mark, there's quite a bit to look forward to, shall we achieve it.
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April 13, 2011
Aging is Setting the Table for Global Transformation

Aging is Setting the Table for Global Transformation

Minnesota has a worldwide workspace before it - demographics.