News & Announcements

LONG TERM CARE IMPERATIVE: Progress Made in Governor's 5 Point Plan for Long-Term Care but Challenges Remain (July 21, 2020)

Healthcare Heroes: Matching Job Seekers to Careers in Senior Care - Caring Careers Start Here Launches New Campaign  (May 8, 2020)

Senior Care Providers Strongly Suppor the State's 5-Point Battle Plan to Protect the Most Vulnerable (May 7, 2020)

Long-Term Care Imperative Shares Actions to Respond to Confirmed Cases in Senior Care Settings (April 4, 2020)

Long-Term Care Imperative Responds to Emergency COVID-19 Funding Bill (March 17, 2020)

LeadingAge MN Advises Nursing Homes and Assisted Living to Restrict Visitor Access to Essential Visits (March 11, 2020)

51 Aging Services Providers Named to Safe Care for Seniors Action Honor Roll (Feb. 18, 2020)

Carris Health Care Center Receives Star Workplace Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Friendship Village in Bloomington Receives Innovation Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Trillium Woods in Plymouth Receives Quality Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Charter House in Rochester Receives Community Collaboration Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Harold Hansen, Resident and Volunteer at Saint Therese of Woodbury, Receives Spirit of Aging Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Dr. Sharon Aadelen, Board Trustee at Jones-Harrison in Minneapolis, Named Board Trustee of the Year (Feb. 10, 2020)

Craig Stewart, Resident at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, Named Volunteer of the Year (Feb. 10, 2020)

Jennifer Pfeffer, Senior Regional Director of Operations at Ecumen, Receives Top Leadership Award (Feb. 10, 2020)

Amanda Gruber, Household Coordinator, Three Links in Northfield Named Caregiver of the Year (Feb. 10, 2020)

12 Aging Services Providers Recognized for Achievement in Quality and Performance Excellence (Feb. 5, 2020)

Sue Kiel, North Shore Health in Grand Marais, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Jan. 15, 2020)

Lynette Berglund, Grand Arbor in Alexandria, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Jan. 8, 2020)

Crystal Forsberg, Crystal Brook Senior Living in Park Rapids, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Dec. 10, 2019)

450 Aging Services Providers Across Minnesota Commit to Safe Care for Seniors (Dec. 3, 2019)

Kortoe Mikely, St. Therese of New Hope, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 21, 2019) 

Shyann Topel, Buffalo Lake Health Care Center, Receives Makes Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 21, 2019) 

Ecumen Diversity & Inclusion Council Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019) 

Safe Care Champions at St. Therese Woodbury Receive Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019)

Activities Team at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019)

Granite Falls Health Care Center Dietary Department Receives Make Zero Harm Possible (Oct. 3, 2019)

Matt Johnson and Rob Hendrickson, Perham Living, Receive Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019)

Amanda Wik, Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019) 

Mitch Boser, Elim Care & Rehab in Princeton, Receives Make Zero Harm Possible Award (Oct. 3, 2019)

MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm Named Public Official of the Year - Sept. 19, 2019 

Senator Paul Gazelka Receives Public Official of the Year Award - Sept. 19, 2019

Knute Nelson Receives Spirit of Advocacy Award - Sept. 19, 2019

Deb Barnes, Lakeview Methodist Care Center, Receives Spirit of Advocacy Award - Sept. 19, 2019

Kimber Wraalstad, North Shore Care Center, Receives Spirit of Advocacy Award - Sept. 19, 2019 

“Helicopter Angels” from Minnesota Veteran’s Home-Minneapolis Adult Day Center Receive Make Zero Harm Possible Award - June 5, 2019