Pioneering interracial couples in Minnesota share their experiences

Pioneering interracial couples in Minnesota share their experiences

In the 50 years since the Supreme Court validated interracial marriage, these Minnesota couples have been pioneers.

The real financial costs of caregiving

May 17
The real financial costs of caregiving
Minnesotans who provide caregiving for loved ones may face real financial hardships of their own.

Sorry, nobody wants your parents' old stuff

May 2
Sorry, nobody wants your parents' old stuff
Antiques and heirlooms are falling in value — so start planning now for what to do with them.
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May 2

Caregiving resources

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys website, where you can search for an elder law specialist by city and distance: www.naela.org/findlawyer"Navigating…
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May 2

6 tips for working with much younger colleagues

Advice from a former "seasoned newbie" who's now a valued mentor.
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May 2

You, too, can Instagram like a teenager

Learn some tips and tricks for getting started on the popular social media app.
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May 2

HIIT your stride with this workout

High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds.
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May 2

Funnier with age

Minnesota seniors studying improv comedy find the power behind the laughs.
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May 2

Reverse mortgages do have a price

Eventually, the lender does get paid in the end.
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May 2

More retirees blending work and leisure

Options include part-time work, flexible employment, self-employment or an encore career.
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May 2

Two senior housing projects move forward

With the leading edge of the baby boomer generation easing into retirement, senior rental projects are on the upswing in the Twin Cities. Here's an update on two.
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May 2

Pursuing a story – and writing his own

Discovering the history of an American Indian legend was a catalyst for author.
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February 23

'Social entrepreneur' seeks real-life 'Golden Girls' to share Minneapolis house

"I'm a fan of the show, so I thought, why don't you create a 'Golden Girls' home?" Roxanne Cornell said. "The Golden Girls cared for each other. Loved each other. Had fun together. Just because you're 80 years old doesn't mean you can't have fun."
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February 23

Are you lonesome? How Minnesota seniors are combating social isolation

More than 250,000 Minnesotans over 60 live alone. How can we fight off loneliness?
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February 22

Help in navigating the maze of Medicare

A Minneapolis social worker helps boomers learn their Medicare ABCs and Ds.
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February 21

'Trapped' at home during elevator repair, Edina woman got creative, and 'peaceful'

Joann Hunt learned to adapt during one month without an elevator in her Edina condo building.
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February 21

St. Louis Park cohousing community welcomes home all ages

An "intentional community" in St. Louis Park encourages multigenerational bonds.
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February 21

'Relax Into Yoga for Seniors' has 6-week plan for flexibility

Plagued by stiff or painful joints as we age, some of us consider yoga. We sign up for a “gentle” yoga class but find ourselves…
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February 21

Housing seniors with students

Growing up in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, Rusudan Kilaberia was surrounded by older people, including her three surviving grandparents, who lived nearby. They…
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February 21

Breaking through the epidemic of loneliness

With isolation a major health risk, agencies reach out to older Minnesotans.
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February 21

What Mary Tyler Moore meant to boomer women

In her iconic '70s show and in life, she was a remarkable role model.
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February 21

'Do or decline'

An athlete's age may be less important to performance than persistent practice.
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February 21

5 tips for the disorganized taxpayer

How experts say you can avoid the mad scramble at tax time.
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