Moderate Flu Season Winds Down, Star Tribune

Minnesota has reached the tail end of a moderate flu season — welcome relief after 2012-13, one of the deadliest flu outbreaks in years. The state has recorded 1,484 hospitalizations from influenza so far this year, compared to more than 3,000 last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Health’s weekly update. No one under […]

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Volunteers Make A Difference

National Volunteer Week was April 6-12th. MVNA and Hospice extend a sincere thank-you to all our volunteers who gave so much of their time. For the past year and a half, Kathleen Gray has been volunteering with Hospice of the Twin Cities to maintain patient and volunteer records. In this short interview, Kathleen shows how […]

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Governor Dayton Declares 2014 As ‘The Year Of Worksite Wellness’

When companies invest in worksite wellness, the health and productivity of employees improve while also decreasing health care costs and absenteeism. Learn more by visiting the Minnesota Department of Health website, www.health.state.mn.us and read more on biometric screening on page five. New worksite wellness initiative launched on February 7, 2014. Read more

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New Hospice Referral App From ‘The Nerdery’

A TechFoundation TechGrant was behind the Hospice of the Twin Cities and Hospice of the Valley launch of a new eligibility referral, mobile-optimized web application (app) in January.

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