• Long Term Care in Pennsylvania

Addressing Long Term Care in Minnesota

By |June 17, 2013|Categories: States|Tags: , |

“The Land of 10,000 Lakes” offers its residents with 11,842 lakes over 10 acres in size, which are hot spots for recreational activities like water skiing, which was invented in Minnesota in the 1920s. Boating, canoeing, and fishing also become a high priority in the warmer months, after the bitterly cold weather has dissipated. More than 60% of the state’s residents live in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area, more commonly known as the “Twin Cities”, where a diverse economy reigns. Minnesota is continuously ranked first in the percentage of residents who regularly exercise and was just recently ranked #1 in senior health. To protect[…]

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  • Nursing Home Workers

Minnesota Nursing Home Workers Get Pay Raise in Budget Bill

By |May 9, 2013|Categories: Government, Medicare, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , |

A budget bill passed in the Minnesota House of Representatives proposes a 3% raise for employees at Minnesota nursing homes.

Budget Disagreements in the House Minnesota Nursing Homes Discussed in Budget Bill

The bill addresses the $11.2 billion budget of general funds being appropriated for Health and Human Services programs. The omnibus bill, which passed in the House with a vote of 70 to 64, would reduce the overall HHS budget by $150 million over the next two years.

Heavy debate was placed on this topic, with members of both parties fighting over whether[…]

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