General Resources and Publications
COVID-19 Resources Specific to Long Term Care
This information was compiled by the MGS Research Committee in November. It provides go-to sources of information for practitioners and researchers.
Health Care Choices Guide
The annual statewide Health Care Choices guide for Minnesotans on Medicare, is now available. This guide is published by the Minnesota Board on Aging and provides free, comprehensive and objective information about options for Minnesota Medicare beneficiaries of all ages.
Call the Senior LinkAge Line® to request a free copy at 1-800-333-2433. It is also available online at MNAGING.ORG.
The latest edition of Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare includes the information you can use to help make important decisions about your health insurance coverage. This guide
is published and distributed on an annual basis and can provide you valuable information when Preparing for Medicare Enrollment or reviewing plan options during the Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period.
Elder Abuse Prevention and Awareness:
Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care is a program of the Minnesota Board on Aging. Regional ombudsmen and volunteers work to enhance the quality of life and services for people receiving long-term services and supports. The program also advocates for reform in long-term care through changes in state law, federal law and administrative policy.
For information and assistance, you can call:
Minnesota Elder Justice Center The mission of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center is to mobilize communities to prevent and alleviate abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults.
All publications are provided by Minnesota governmental or non-profit organizations. Inclusion does not mean endorsement by MGS.
Books related to Gerontology by MGS Members and Affiliates:
Editors: Hallie Baker PhD; Tina M. Kruger PhD;
Rona J. Karasik PhD, Professor and Director, Gerontology Program, St. Cloud State University
This peer-reviewed collection of hands-on activities is designed by noted educators in aging and incorporates Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) competencies. It offers clear, step-by-step procedures for implementing each activity, including preparation, introduction, the activity itself, discussion/reflection, wrap-up or follow-up if appropriate, and assessment. The book also addresses learning outcomes and includes recommendations for number of participants, settings, materials, and time required.
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