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Senior Scene

You can have a Porterhouse Steak as long as it’s rare – a rare treat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It sometimes seems that the world is determined to classify senior citizens as an endangered species, telling us that we need to exercise more in order to keep in shape and eat foods not because they are tasty but because they’re good for you, says Rebecca Weber, CEO of ...

The Wellington bustles with many activities

Spring has sprung! At least for us at The Wellington Independent and Assisted Living! We are excited and eager to see what 2022 has in store and we continue to take each day one day at a time. The Wellington has been bustling with activity thanks to our Life Enrichment coordinator and her ...

What’s new in 2022?

Scams targeting older adults are becoming more imaginative. Scammers stay on top of whatever is new and then create tactics that best fit the situation. Some of the more popular ploys are Zoom, COVID-19 testing and vaccines, and online shopping. Fraud predictions for 2022: As telemedicine ...

Minot Area Senior Coalition to present ‘Salute to Seniors’

The Minot Area Senior Coalition is busy getting ready for our upcoming 24th “Salute to Seniors” Tuesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Minot Municipal Auditorium. This year’s theme is “Salute to First Responders.” Our main feature is Danny Elvis who will be doing the Danny ...

Estate planning goes high-tech

The pandemic has shown us that doing business in the traditional face-to-face sense is becoming a thing of the past. Gone are the days where you must drive into town to attend a meeting because you can join a Zoom call instead. Signing paper documents at the bank is being replaced by using your ...

Current update on volunteer status, changes at Trinity Homes

My name is Shelly Swearson and I am new to the “Senior Scene.” I am however, not new to the “senior scene” or new to Minot. I have been working in health care for 32 years and 30 of theose years have been at Trinity Homes in Minot. I have been the director of Social Services at Trinity ...