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Senior Expo

Falls prevention: Tips to protect yourself

September is the time of year when many health and aging professionals focus on falls prevention. It’s an apt time since September is the month when we usher in the fall season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says falls are a leading cause of injury among people aged 65 and ...

Scams presentation at Senior Expo

The Minot Police Department, Crime Prevention Unit frequently receives requests for information on frauds and scams that we are made aware of affecting our community. In response, we have created a presentation that is frequently updated to share what methods scammers are using in the region. ...

Home security tips for seniors

Seniors are often targeted by criminals. Though many criminals target seniors from afar via telephone or internet scams, criminals seek to enter seniors' homes. The Bureau of Justice Statistics offers that, between 2003 and 2013, the ratio of property crime to violent crime was higher for the ...

Medicare covers spectrum of care

If there is one message that Brendan Weidler, regional vice president for Caring Edge, the sister company to Edgewood, would like to convey to seniors, it is this: “You pay into Medicare your entire life. You should utilize it to ensure you stay actively independent for as long as ...

Questions to ask when your doctor prescribes a new medicine

Though few people may want to take medicine each day, prescription drugs prolong lives and help people manage conditions that might otherwise make it difficult to live life to the fullest. A 2017 survey from Consumer Reports found that 55 percent of people living in the United States take a ...