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Final Assisted Living Licensure Rules Advisory Committee Meeting

Final Assisted Living Licensure Rules Advisory Committee Meeting You are receiving this information because we believe you may be interested in developments surrounding the new assisted living licensure in Minnesota, scheduled to go into effect on Aug. 1, 2021. The final meeting of the Assisted Living Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) is scheduled for Nov. 5,…

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Assisted Living Proposed Rules

  The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing new rules governing assisted living facilities, chapter 4659. You are receiving this message because you may want or need to know about developments affecting assisted living services in Minnesota. The new assisted living licensure will go into effect on August 1, 2021. The proposed rules are available…

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 The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health Update

 The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) invites qualified candidates to apply to serve on the newly formed Resident Quality of Care and Outcomes Taskforce. The task force was created as part of new legislation creating an assisted living licensure in Minnesota. The purpose of the task force is to support providers of…

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September Monthly Recap

At the September monthly meeting of the St. Paul Senior Workers Association, Dr. John E. Brose, presented a CEU on “Increasing Behavioral Health Competence in Care Centers.” Brose, PhD, LP, LADC, LMFT is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the owner and Clinic Director of Associated Clinic of Psychologist. He was also named 2020 Gerontologist of…

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Sign Up for ABCs of Medicare

https://bethjacob.nirsham.com/form/abcs-of-medicare Sunday, August 16; 2 Sessions: 10:30 am & 1 pm You don’t know what you don’t know–if you are approaching 65, or you have exceeded 65 and have questions about Medicare, this is your opportunity to learn and ask questions. Harvey Perle, licensed agent, will inform you in a no-pressure presentation with plenty of room for…

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Senior LinkAge Line – Presentations

The Senior LinkAge Line® is a service of the Minnesota Board on Aging in partnership with Minnesota’s Area Agencies on Aging. It is a free service of the state of Minnesota that connects older Minnesotans and their families with the help they need. Call 800-333-2433 for more information

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June 2020 Joint Minneapolis Area & SPSW Association Policy Meeting

Presentation: Senior Workers June 2020 Policy Meeting Take-Aways: Now that Age-Friendly MN has launched, what work is being done? Learn about what becoming an Age-Friendly community entails and how the state is intending to participate in this process. Gain a better understanding of the Age-Friendly Community approval process and the role you can play in…

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Modification of Maltreatment of Minors Act and Vulnerable Adults Act

Modification of Maltreatment of Minors Act and Vulnerable Adults Act Emergency Executive Order 20-32 issued on April 8, 2020, allows the Commissioner of Health to temporarily delay, waive, or modify certain requirements so that providers can take necessary action to protect Minnesotans. Follow This Link For Governor Tim Walz’ Executive Order The Minnesota Department of Health…

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Tips for Caring for persons living with dementia in a long-term or community-based care setting

1) What research says about how to care for persons living with dementia in long-term or community-based care settings in times of emergencies Tips for Dementia Caregivers in Long-Term or Community-Based Settings: Here are some research-based tips and strategies to support people with dementia. Please feel free to share these with staff and families, You…

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COVID-19 Response Waiver

Dear Community and Non-Profit Partners, The State has submitted a waiver to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to begin the process of requesting a broad range of temporary flexibility the Department of Human Services can use if necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 1135 waiver and subsequent requests for more specific…

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