Source: AZ Big Media According to the Home Instead, Inc. survey, aging parents are far more comfortable discussing plans for their own final years (89 percent) than their own adult children are discussing their parents’ plans (68 percent). To help start the conversation around final years planning, the Home Instead® network … Read More… 

Source: International Falls Journal  Mark Dayton and a bipartisan group of lawmakers who have proposed major changes to the way the state oversees elder care facilities. The proposal follows what’s apparently been years of abuse and neglect only recently revealed in a news report. About 82,000 Minnesotans now live in senior care … Read More… 

Source: MPR News Geriatric physician Joanne Lynn believes “we’ve bloated the medical care system and made the supportive care system seriously anemic.” She wants to engineer a “Toyota Revolution” for elder care, and has written a book titled, “Sick to Death and Not Going to Take it Anymore!” In a talk in Northfield at ……