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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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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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Karen Eckstrom, MSW, LICSW, talked about Relocation Stress on March 3 at the monthly meeting of the St. Paul Senior Workers Association. Relocation stress is characterized by symptoms such as anxiety, confusion, depression and loneliness. It usually occurs in older adults shortly after moving from their home to an assisted living community or skilled nursing…

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