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Dayton would limit surplus spending to $162 million
By Don Davis A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending. Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of...
3/6/14 at 6:43 PM Legislative notebook: Those who scam elderly are targeted 3/5/13 at 7:14 PM
What Should I Do If I Suspect Elder Abuse?
A while back, the financial counselors at LSS were trained about the issue of elder abuse, a growing problem in all our communities. Two social workers talked with us, answered all our questions, and ...
1/8/14 at 12:42 PM Elderly Financial Scams Happening Now 12/30/13 at 11:13 AM
Don't forget to do your taxes. There are programs to help Seniors called Tax-Aide.There is Community Action in Duluth and other programs that are free. Check out this website: www.aarp.org/findtaxhe...
3/12/13 at 7:28 AM
Financial Exploitation of Elders
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recently focused on the increasing financial exploitation of the elderly population. Taking advantage of the elderly and vulnerable can come in two forms: Outside sour...
6/25/12 at 7:00 AM
Who's old? Not I
To someone in their teens or early 20s, anyone over 30 is old. When you're in your 40s, the 70s seem impossibly ancient. And when you're 70-something? Well, then it's the octogenarians who are old. W...
4/30/12 at 11:51 AM Techno seniors 12/27/10 at 4:29 PM
Growing old in America 7/19/10 at 11:32 AM
Random Conversations from Today
In the car:I have had a really great day. I woke in time to take my awesome daughter to school. Let me rephrase that, I jumped out of bed in time to brush my teeth and change undergarments five minute...
9/13/11 at 9:02 PM
Do You Need Transportation?
Touching Hearts does provide reliable transportation for the elderly and those who need to be bought to appointments. If you are a cancer patient, need help, they are there for you. They are available...
4/3/11 at 3:11 PM