Tina Kerns is getting out of the house so people can Age Well at Home. She is the new director of Age Well at Home Fillmore County, formerly known in Chatfield as “Help Our Neighbors” (HON). The community-based senior assistance program was started by local residents who were concerned their elderly neighbors might need [...]
Who knew that one could SAIL across southern Minnesota? From LaCrescent to Blue Earth, and many more between, women (and men) have taken to SAIL-ing. Click here to read full article in Southern Minn Girlfriends magazine, Fall issue.
Early Friday morning, around 30 seniors were already starting their day with some exercise at the Mower County Senior Center... Click here to read the full article published in the Austin Daily Herald. Click here to find a SAIL class in near your community!
Laughter filled the room as Loretta Schlaak celebrated her retirement .... click here to read the full article published in the Waseca County News.
CHATFIELD, MN, April 5, 2018. Help Our Neighbors (HON), a long-running non-profit is poised to increase local services by becoming a program of Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota through their Active Aging Programs. Founded in 2012, Help Our Neighbors provides Chatfield area seniors and their caregivers with the services and resources needed to [...]
(Winona, MN- April 3, 2018) On behalf of Catholic Charities of Southern MN, we welcome Diana Madsen, the new Associate Director of Active Aging Programs. Diana joins our team to provide leadership that will help drive the development, expansion and implementation of the Active Aging Programs that are designed to help people live their [...]
ERIC TIMMONS Houston County News 4/3/18 When Evie Kramer started attending Bone Builders in La Crescent she was a little shy, her friends remember. But that quickly changed as she became one of the gang and started volunteering as a receptionist for the group, which is now called SAIL. SAIL stands for Stay Active [...]
Samantha Stetzer, Winona Daily News Jan 20, 2018 The Winona-based version of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is expanding its services to taxpayers in St. Charles. Residents who fit within the program’s qualifications in the Winona and St. Charles area are invited to utilize free income tax preparation services, designed for persons [...]
Winona, MN- Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota is the recipient of a generous grant awarded by the Otto Bremer Trust. The $85,000.00 grant will enhance the chore service program of the agency’s Age Well at Home program. The program supports older adults who wish to remain living independently in their homes. The chore service program [...]
Catholic Charities offers free exercise programs for seniors in St. Charles JILL VEERKAMP, St. Charles Press Editor Exercise does not have an age limit. For older adults, regular exercise is proven to have benefits for everything from balance to heart health to bone and muscle strength to mental agility. Recognizing the benefits that regular [...]