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Mental health awareness day is a new feature of 2018 state fair

Mental health awareness day is a new feature of 2018 state fair

A special day to spotlight mental health awareness and new, accessible buildings are among the many highlights at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is August 23 through Labor Day September 3 in Falcon Heights.

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Addressing worker shortage will require many strategies

Addressing worker shortage will require many strategies

Ways to address Minnesota’s growing direct care worker shortage continue to be scrutinized. Seven main priorities, along with several related recommendations, are under study by Minnesota’s Olmstead Sub-cabinet and a working group.

The report, Recommendations to Expand, Diversify, and Improve …

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August 2018 Issue Sponsor: UCare

August 2018 Issue Sponsor: UCare

UCare – People powered plans for everyone

High-quality health coverage for every age and stage of life. Powered by some of the hardest working people in health care.

That’s UCare!

We’re different. That’s a good thing.

UCare is an independent …

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Appeal is denied: oversight to continue

Court oversight of work on Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan will continue, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 26. A three-judge panel rejected an appeal by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), which sought to have the oversight by …

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Editor’s Column – August 2018

July 26 was a big day in the disability community. We had the 28th ADA celebration at the Science Museum of Minnesota, with a theme focused on mental health. Once again the celebration was well attended and there was a …

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HISTORY NOTE: New timeline provides details on Olmstead Plan progress

Many resources to get out the disability community vote

Radio Talking Book – August 2018

Vendors offer many accessible dining options for fairgoers

People and Places- August 2018

FROM OUR COMMUNITY: Voting in person a challenge for people with disabilities

Accessible Events & Activities – August 2018

FROM OUR COMMUNITY: Time to raise the volume on inclusion and opportunity for all

Fight against incontinence products program continues with more allies

August 2018 edition

Emergency bid fails; cuts take effect July 1 to waiver services

Getting children safely to school is training goal

Crisis line is closed, but help is available

Editor’s Column – July 2018

JULY SPONSOR: 65 Year Anniversary for MRCI

HISTORY NOTE: Looking at the past and the future provides important perspectives

Regional News in Review – July 2018

Scott Adams cartoon – July 2018

Radio Talking Book – July 2018

People and Places – July 2018



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