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House of Memories’ app, program provide valued help

House of Memories’ app, program provide valued help

Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. As the U.S. population ages, the rate of diagnosis will grow. African-Americans are two times more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia than non-Hispanic …

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Disability impacts are eyed in miniumum wage debate

Disability impacts are eyed in miniumum wage debate

Workers with disabilities and the people who provide direct support for people with disabilities are two different sides of the coin in St. Paul’s minimum wage debate. As St. Paul City Council members and Mayor Melvin Carter III push for …

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Incontinence products issue back to court

Debate over a proposed state medical supply program continues in Ramsey County District Court. Opponents of the Preferred Incontinence Products Program (PIPP) are fighting a motion to dismiss their legal challenge to the program. The motion was to be heard …

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In Memoriam – October 2018

St. Marie’s accomplishments recalled

A longtime disability rights activist whose lifetime accomplishments were tainted by scandal has died. John Paul St. Marie St. Marie was an effective advocate for Minnesota’s disability community for most of his adult life. The Minneapolis …

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Editor’s Desk – October 2018

We have a lot to talk about this month. People all over are working on getting the workforce shortage under control. It’s becoming more and more evident that in almost every field, the low unemployment rate is creating a huge

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