Tom Ostdiek, President of Ostdiek Group, Inc. joins Ken Haglind to talk about Medicare and Social Security. The Ostdiek Group is an insurance agency with an emphasis on Medicare beneficiaries and Social Security consulting.  Tom was born and raised in Hopkins and has his offices in Coon Rapids.  He offers no cost educational programs about…

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Tammy Shade, Real Estate Advisor with Engel & Völkers, Lake Minnetonka joins Ken Haglind to talk about residential real estate concerns regarding COVID-19. Tammy offers residential real estate services, whether you are selling, buying or investing in real estate. One of her many passions is working with the senior community and making sure they are…

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Dietrich Nissen, Founder and CEO of Inherited Stories, discusses his company’s video memory (Vimory) services and the importance of preserving family stories. This innovative, personalized service allows families to capture their loved one’s legacies using high-end video production and storytelling so future generations may learn about their family’s history. Dietrich Nissen is a regional Emmy…

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Carol Giuliani, founder of Senior Travel Companion Services, provides customized trip planning and travel escort for individual seniors or couples. Carol has planned and escorted seniors on over 50 trips by plane or car, to move cross country, attend weddings or go on vacation. Many of her clients have mental and physical limitations such as Parkinson’s or…

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Ron McGlennen M.D., President, Medical Director and founder of Access Genetics and OralDNA Labs along with Diane Larson RDH, Clinical Specialist with OralDNA Labs discuss the benefits of using personalized diagnostics from your DNA to benefit your overall health and how their tests can identify and help address the three major dental diseases: periodontal, cavities,…

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Terri Mattson, Founder of Beginning Today Lifestyle Wellness, offers coaching classes to companies, senior communities and individuals to help guide you in making small changes in habits for maximum results one step at a time. She has been in the wellness industry for over 13 years and the last four running her own coaching company.…

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Amy Miller, Owner of Miller Mediation and Solution and Founder, of Our Family Encounter, has created a service to help families and solo seniors plan for their aging with independence and dignity. Everyone has an emergency contact, but Amy has begun to ask: “Does your emergency contact know what your wishes are?” By registering your…

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Terri Mattson, Founder of Beginning Today Lifestyle Wellness, offers coaching classes to companies, senior communities, and individuals to help guide you in making small changes in habits for maximum results one step at a time. she has been in the wellness industry for over 13 years and the last four running her own coaching company.…

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Jeff Prendergast, Territory Manager with Tivity Health will be discussing SilverSneakers Fitness Program and how SilverSneakers is helping older adults live their best lives. Ww will also discuss the importance of regular physical activity and social connections for older adults, how to get started with a regular fitness routine and overcoming barriers to fitness.

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Rich Frieder, Executive Director of LearningRx, with locations in Eagan, Savage, and Woodbury talks about the benefits brain training for all ages. The LearningRx programs help improving focus, memory and recall for school or work and help improve your quality of life.

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Marvin Plakut, President and Chief Executive Officer of Episcopal Homes, and Karen Vento, Program Director of Neighbor Care with Episcopal Homes. This innovative in-home care service program helps support older adults in living well at home. Located in St. Paul Minnesota, Episcopal Homes has been providing a continuum of care for seniors for over 125…

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Mark Hayes, President of Ministry, Jacqueline E.M. Grimm, Regional Director of Senior Services for MN Care Communities and Licensed Administrator, and Debra Wilbright, Regional Director of Disability Services discuss the mission of The Lutheran Home Association to serve the spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional needs of the people entrusted to our care and others whose…

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Marisarah and Cody Larvick , co-owners of Billie’s Choice, a local provider of In-home senior care services talks about the benefits of using their services to improve the quality of life for you and your loved ones.

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Blair Ferguson, Vice President and General Manage with Lifewaymobility talks about how they help people stay mobile and independent by providing solutions to make your home safe and accessible.

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Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio, Chief Medical Officer at UCare, Adam Nelson, UCare Pharmacy Clinical Manager, and Wendy Wicks, UCare Communications and Public Relations Consultant. We are talking about the great work they do to provide their members a path to the best health of their lives.

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Libby Utter, Executive Director of Gilda’s Club Twin Cities, talks about their free five-part program to provide social and emotional support for anyone impacted by cancer. Gilda’s Club Twin cities is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by…

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Olivia Klinkner, Member Services Manager, and Tyana Casmer, Sports and Events Manager, with Life Time talk about the new senior health and wellness programs for their growing 55+ membership group and also discuss Life Time’s commitment to help all their members live happy and healthy lives.

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Rachel Schromen, attorney with Schromen Law, specializing in the areas of estate planning, medical assistance planning, probate, and estate/trust administration. She also has a certified therapy dog and provides services to hospice patients.

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Kari Benson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Again. We are talking about the great work Kari and her organization does to ensure that older Minnesotans are effectively served by state and local policies and programs – in order to age well and live well.

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Lukus Zuker, Community Outreach Specialist with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, discusses the benefits of their Senior Linkage Line and why seniors and their care givers should use their services.

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