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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
Bay Lake Lions scholarship applications due March 2
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to host special meeting
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Dick's Sporting Goods opens Wednesday with grand opening events starting Feb. 23
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Caregiver Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Volunteer Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Employee Champions
RiverWood Bank signs ESGR Statement of Support
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Ko completes wire-to-wire Women's Australian Open win
Canadian men beat S. Korea 4-0 and get bye in in hockey quarterfinals
Russian curler suspected of doping
Taking the classroom to the lake
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How to handle differing retirement timelines with your spouse
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Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 18
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
What's Up Outdoors
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Church News for Feb. 16
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This Was Brainerd
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
Brainerd Lakes Curling Club reaps reward of public spotlight
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January 13, 2018
Baxter octogenarian proves age is just a number
BAXTER—George Moore turned personal tragedy into triumph by using his heart-wrenching experience as his late wife's caregiver to establish...
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
September 19, 2017
Webinars set Thursday for Alzheimer's Learning Day
This September, as part of World Alzheimer's Month, the Home Instead Senior Care network is on a mission to educate Americans about Alzheimer's disease. The initiative encourages people to pledge to learn more about the disease and how to respectfully and compassionately interact...
September 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 20, 2017
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
ORLANDO, Fla. — Black-and-white-striped angelfish glide past Mary Spencer as she scuba dives for the first time in her 84 years.
July 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 1, 2017
Minnesota hall of fame musician charged with grabbing breasts of woman with dementia at performance
WILLMAR, Minn. — A well-known Minnesota music hall of fame performer, who was playing music to entertain residents at a memory care facility...
June 1, 2017 - 6:13pm
February 21, 2017
Ex-teen idol David Cassidy says he has dementia
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former teen idol David Cassidy said on Monday he was suffering from dementia, a day after weekend performances in California...
February 21, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 8, 2016
UPDATE - FOUND: Missing West St. Paul man has Aitkin County ties
[ CANCEL ALERT - Missing West St Paul man found safe in St Paul, - Mn BCA. Thank you for all your help today. - West St Paul Police Department....
September 8, 2016 - 10:38pm
July 29, 2016
Dementia session planned in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE—Crosslake Lutheran Church is hosting a session on dementia from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Worship Center. The Lakes Area Memory Advocates will present a session on types of dementia, treatment options and how to communicate with those with memory issues. The session...
July 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
July 24, 2016
US study finds 'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults
A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent, U.S. researchers said on Sunday in reporting...
July 24, 2016 - 10:05pm
February 5, 2016
Eating fish may benefit older adults at risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - For older people, the brain-protecting benefits of eating fish outweigh any potential harms from mercury, according to a small...
February 5, 2016 - 1:01pm
December 29, 2015
Type 2 diabetes increases risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia in general. And for one form, called vascular dementia, diabetes...
December 29, 2015 - 9:36am
June 2, 2015
Lakewood to Offer Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
STAPLES - Lakewood Health System, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, will be offering a support group for caregivers of those with loved ones diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. The group will meet the first and third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m....
June 2, 2015 - 11:31pm
LAMAA receives grant to get dementia-friendly action plan underway
Brainerd Baxter Action Team/Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates is in the final phase of a community readiness process to create a dementia-friendly environment and has received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to the Brainerd/Baxter communities. Brainerd/Baxter...
June 2, 2015 - 7:33pm
June 1, 2015
Group receives grant to support dementia-friendly community
The Brainerd/Baxter action team of the Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to creating a dementia-friendly community. Brainerd/Baxter is one of 34 action communities throughout the state working to...
June 1, 2015 - 7:26pm
April 27, 2015
Much Obliged: Dementia Ready Community Forum
The Brainerd/Baxter Act on Alzheimer's group would like to thank all of the participants who attended the Dementia Ready Community Forum on March 24. As a result of this meeting, an action plan has been developed to make Brainerd/Baxter a more dementia friendly community by focusing...
April 27, 2015 - 9:44am
April 14, 2015
Bills for missing seniors alert system morph into studies of need
ST. PAUL - A proposal that began as establishing an alert system to find missing elderly Minnesotans has been reduced to a study of the need for such a system. Requiring a study for a "silver alert" system much like the existing amber alert for missing children passed the Senate...
April 14, 2015 - 9:23am