A new study on motion gaming, video games that involve frequent movement such as playing games on Wii and Kinect gaming systems, finds that elderly individuals can benefit physically and emotionally from these fun activities. Video games that allow seniors to participate in previously enjoyed…
Governor Dayton Breaks Promise to Minnesota Seniors
In a relatively surprising move, Governor Dayton’s recent budget proposal appears to go against the state’s aging vulnerable adults. A combined press release from Care Providers of Minnesota and Aging Services of Minnesota sums up what most providers of older adult services in this state feared.
State of the State Address Focuses on Investment – But Not Older Adults
Governor Mark Dayton delivered his first State of the State address today to a packed House chamber. He highlighted five areas in need of investment: jobs; education; transportation; health; and transformation of government. There was no mention of the biggest investment Minnesota must make: investing…
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