Aging in Minnesota in 2019

 Ashley McGaw has lunch with John Bernadot at Senior Living at Watkins.
Ashley McGaw, a senior at Winona State University, talks with John Bernadot (left) during lunch at Senior Living at Watkins, an assisted living center in Winona on Wednesday, Sept. 18. McGaw and five other students live in a mansion connected to the facility for low rent in exchange for volunteering at the home 10 to 20 hours a month.
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MPR News recently launched a new beat dedicated to Minnesota’s aging population.

Reporter Peter Cox spent the year looking at housing, employment, health care and quality of life issues that affect older Minnesotans and their families.

He joined the program to talk about those stories and share what he wants to focus on in 2020.

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