Boomers & Beyond

Mon
01
Apr

CPAs on the lookout for elder financial abuse


Tax preparation can be an opportunity to find evidence of elder fraud or financial abuse. (submitted photo)

Once again, the Minnesota Commerce Department has contacted more than 9,000 licensed Certified Public Accountants to ask them to be alert for signs of elder fraud and financial abuse.

Mon
01
Apr

Got eggs? Try this recipe


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Did the kids or grandkids go overboard coloring hard-boiled eggs this year? This is a handy recipe to have around for everything from Easter to picnics and buffets -- a come-back-for-more healthy twist on deviled eggs.

Tue
12
Mar

‘Sisterhood of War:’ Nurses who served in Vietnam will tell their story


Kim Heikkila’s book “Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam” focuses on nurses who served during the war. (Vonny Rohloff/Review)

March is Women's History Month, and the Ramsey County Branch Library in Roseville is celebrating it with programs about some of the more interesting aspects of being an American female.
The one that caught my editor's attention was historian Kim Heikkila's talk on her book "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam." She knew immediately that I would have a particular interest in the topic since I worked for Special Services in Vietnam during the war. It provided recreation programs for U.S. servicemen.

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