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Our Life NW Metro 2018

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www.ourlifenwmetro.com AdmFisrseieon!
For adults over 55 years young!
Wednesday
Sept. 26

Noon - 4:00 pm

Green Haven
Golf Course Presented to you by:

2800 Greenhaven Rd, Anoka
(Directions located in the center
of this section)

seminar sponsors:

THE HARRINGTON TEAM

REAL ESTATE

silver sponsors:

®

KATHY TADYCH

Senior Real Estate Specialist

bag sponsor:

Brought to you by:

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OurLife NW Metro Expo features resources for seniors
Expo is Sept. 26 at Green Haven Golf Course, Anoka

The OurLife NW Metro Expo is a valuable re- es, financial planning, age-related macular degen- Living and The Legacy of St. Michael.
source for local residents age 55 and above, and/ eration and moving and downsizing. There will be
or the children of aging parents. free cookies and coffee at the seminars. Seminar sponsors for the event are EXIT Lakes
Realty Premier-The Harrington Team, Gateway Fi-
Running noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, “This is a great opportunity to gather a wide nancial Strategies, North Suburban Eye Special-
at Green Haven Golf Course in Anoka, the expo range of valuable information all in one location,” ists and UCare. Silver sponsors are Edina Real-
is free resource for the community. Attendees can event organizer Jerry Gloe said. “And you don’t ty-Kathy Tadych, Elk River Senior Living and Twin
speak with more than 40 exhibitors who will dis- have to be a senior to attend the event. It’s also Cities Wellness Radio KDIZ 1570 AM. Connexus
cuss topics that range from health care, housing, for those helping their parents plan or making their Energy is this year’s bag sponsor.
services, financial planning and much more. Many own plans for the next stage in their lives.”
exhibitors will have giveaways or activities for The event is free to attend, and there will be lots The OurLife NW Metro host venue, Green Ha-
prizes at their booths, and some will provide free ven Golf Course, is located at 2800 Green Haven
health screenings. of random prizes (gift cards, gift baskets, etc.) giv- Road, Anoka. Golf cart shuttles will be available
en away throughout the afternoon. from the parking lot to the door.
There are also free seminars that take place
throughout the day, where attendees can get in- The presenting sponsors for the event are Arbor For more information go to ourlifenwmetro.com.
formation on integrated therapy, Medicare chang- Oaks Senior Living, The Estates at Arbor Oaks, Adams Publishing Group/ECM Publishers, Inc.
The Landmark of Fridley, Sterling Pointe Senior produces the OurLife NW Metro Expo.

You will receive a registration ACTIVITIES, FREEBIES & RANDOM DRAWINGS
card when you enter the expo.
Metropolitan Heart & Vascular Institute #37..........................................Free Blood Pressure Checks
Fill the entry blank out Minneapolis Vascular Physicians/Minneapolis Vein Center #9 ...........Free Screenings/Leg veins for varicose veins/spider veins,
and enter to win some of the ..........................................................................................................................Leg arteries for peripheral artery disease
many fabulous prizes below. North Suburban Eye Specialists #3 ............................................................Glasses Cleaning/Adjustments
Some of these prizes will also be Tealwood Senior Living #1 ..........................................................................Duck pond for Prizes-Five $50 gift cards
given away at the vendor booths UCare #40 ......................................................................................................Prize Wheel! - Duffle Bag
so be sure to play a game or Gateway Financial Strategies #43..............................................................Prize Wheel!
register at each booth too. Elk River Senior Living #41.........................................................................Spaghetti Dinner Basket
Need not be present to win. Connexus Energy #4 .....................................................................................Sample wi-fi thermostats
Elder Law Service, PLLC #11......................................................................$50 Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant Gift Card
Insurance Brokers of Minnesota #14 .........................................................1lb bag of goodies
Stoney River of Ramsey #44 ........................................................................Prize wheel!
HealthPartners #35 ......................................................................................Bean Bag Toss!
Renewal by Andersen #31............................................................................Register to win prizes
Guardian Angels #27....................................................................................Door Prize Giveaway - Seasonal Item Giveaway
Impact Services #34 ......................................................................................Two tickets to Dessert First
Legends of Spring Lake Park #38................................................................$100 Visa Gift Card
Kemper Drug #26..........................................................................................Plinko! - Sockwell Graduated Compression socks
Physical Therapy Consultants #2 ...............................................................Prize Wheel! 60 Minute Massage Certificate
BridgeWater at Hanover #24 ......................................................................Fall Coffee Gift Basket
The Homestead at Anoka #12.....................................................................Prize Wheel! Plant giveaway
Monarch Healthcare Management #29.....................................................Gift basket
St. Therese at Oxbow Lake #18 ...................................................................Game with Prizes - Oxbow Lake Experience Basket
Brighten Home Health & Hospice #23 ......................................................Essential Oil Diffuser
ABC Newspapers/Star News #Registration Booth ..................................Sportsman’s Gift Basket
Mary Kay-Sheryl Carlson #45 ....................................................................Product Demos, samples-Skin/Body Care Basket
Beltone #39.....................................................................................................Drawing at Booth for Free Hearing Aid
..........................................................................................................................Hearing Aid Batteries
Emmer for Congress #46 ..............................................................................U.S. Flag-Flown over our Nation’s Capital
Crest View Senior Communities #15 .........................................................Crestview Experience-Overnight Stay In Guest Suite
..........................................................................................................................(One night per campus given away)

OUR LIFE • NW METRO 2018 Page 3

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Experience, expertise and care
sets Tealwood apart

Tealwood Senior Living pro- and national level for over 25 gramming became key. and fun! in Minnesota is Harrison Bay
vides a vast array of care op- years helps us stay ahead of the Inspire Wellness, utilizing the Memory Care is a skill and Senior Living in Mound; with
tions for seniors focused on the curve in patient and resident care. recent openings of The Legacy
specific needs of the individual. Throughout our experiences, our seven dimensions of wellness; requires the programming and of Farmington; Powers Ridge
Whether it’s a journey from Inde- focus grew to include the needs bring together the wholeness of training to give each resident Senior Living, Chanhassen, The
pendent Living, Assisted Living, and desires of an individual. The the human condition. We indi- and family the best experience Estates of Arbor Oaks, Ando-
or Memory Care to Short Term company wide focus on wellness vidualize what each resident will possible. Enriching Connections ver; and under development –
Rehabilitation, Skilled Nurs- and memory care specialty pro- need and broaden their experi- is our research based program- Urbana Place Senior Living,
ing or Outpatient Therapy, we ences to enhance engagement ming that encompasses dementia Brooklyn Park and Whitefish
have a community to meet your training certifications for all staff Senior Living, Pine City.
needs. Experience, expertise, and and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. program-
care for seniors set us apart with ming to meet the individual needs Live your best life now!
our legacy of enriching lives be- and schedules of those we serve. Choose one of our local com-
ginning in 1989. Our leadership munities and experience the
being rooted and grounded in the We’ve added new communi- expert care and hospitality that
senior care profession at a state ties to serve the Midwest in pre- makes retirement carefree, all
mier senior lifestyle options. The you thought it would be.
most recent campus set to open

OUR LIFE • NW METRO 2018 Page 5

Energy co-op is a FREE WI-FI THERMOSTAT LIMSUITPEPDLIES
community partner
FOR CONNEXUS ENERGY MEMBERS
Connexus Energy is the largest elec- of renewable energy to Connexus’ en-
tric distribution cooperative in Minne- ergy mix. However, what makes the Enjoy the convenience of controlling your thermostat while at home and far away from it.

sota. It serves over 132,000 members project more notable is that Connexus
(customers) in the north metro area. Energy is integrating large-scale bat- Other thermostat options are also available.
tery storage at both sites, for a total of
Because it’s a cooperative, its 15 megawatts of battery storage. This Get yours today at connexusenergy.com.
members are actually owners of the project is believed to be one of the first
utility. Member-owners have input on in the country to use batteries to make Honeywell Wi-Fi 9000 ($199 MSR)
how the cooperative operates. solar energy more valuable.
If you have experienced any of the following, Beltone Services Offered:
Connexus Energy had some of the In addition to caring about the envi- you may have a hearing loss: • FREE Hearing Evaluations
highest levels of power reliability, pow- ronment, Connexus says it cares about • Asking others to repeat • FREE Demonstrations
er restoration and overall power qual- its communities. In the past five years, • Increasing the TV volume • FREE Hearing Aids Trial
ity in the U.S. In 2017. In relationship Connexus Energy has given $2 million • FREE Service on all brands
to its peers, it ranked number one in back to the communities it serves. It • Difficulty hearing in background noise
outage frequency (fewest number of has focused on supporting youth and Visit our booth at the OurLife Expo September 26
outages), and it consistently ranks education, community leadership and
among the top in power reliability and services, and environmental education to see how Beltone can help improve
restoration. programs. the quality of your life

Connexus Energy is committed Connexus Energy prides itself on Beltone Locations Near You: 1-800-334-3795
to the environment and points to a being a community energy partner and
number of actions aimed at becom- “your most powerful membership.” Coon Rapids Plymouth Bloomington Burnsville Roseville White Bear Lake
ing more environmentally friendly. The
utility is currently building two addi- This content was produced in
tional solar arrays. Sites in Anoka and association with our advertisers.
Isanti Counties will add 10 megawatts

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Eye specialists offer leading tech, patient focus

North Suburban Eye Specialists was formed in
1976. For many years North Suburban Eye has
provided general ophthalmology care to the north-
ern Minneapolis suburbs. What began in a small,
three-room office by Mercy Hospital grew over
time.

In 2006, North Suburban Eye Specialists built
its first LASIK center. The goal was to provide a
more personal approach to LASIK surgery than
the corporate chain LASIK centers were offering
and with better technology. The practice has a significant presence in the ract surgery, cornea/ocular surface disorders care,
north metro. Its largest clinic is located in Coon corneal cross-linking for keratoconus, cataract
The practice is physician owned and has sought Rapids, one block east of Mercy Hospital. In ad- surgery, clear lensectomy and glaucoma surgery.
to build its reputation on exceptional patient care dition to the Coon Rapids office, a second state- Subspecialists are available to treat retinal, ocu-
for the last 30 years. The organization believes of-the-art clinic has opened in Blaine, in the Blaine loplastic and corneal diseases. The practice also
great medical care depends not only on using the Medical Center Building off of Highway 65 and offers treatments such as Botox and Juvederm.
best technology but also on building strong pa- 117th. The practice’s newest facility in White Bear
tient relationships. North Suburban says it takes Lake allows easy access to residents right off North Suburban Eye Specialists prides itself on
the time to educate patients about their care and Highway 96 and I-35E. “the region’s leading LASIK program,” pointing
procedures and look after our patients as if they out that no other center in the region offers the
were family members. North Suburban Eye Specialists has both same technology.
board-certified ophthalmologists and optome-
North Suburban Eye Specialists’ mission is to trists on staff to provide specialized care for indi- This content was produced in association with our advertisers.
continue investing in the community and state-of- vidual needs. Services include general optometry,
the-art technology to bring the highest quality care comprehensive ophthalmology, LASIK, refractive
to patients. surgery, Visian ICL (phakic IOL), advanced cata-

Dr. Peterson will be hosting a
seminar on Age Related
Macular Degeneration -
Who is at Risk and What does
Scott Peterson, DO it mean for me? Join him for
an informational session on
Dr. Peterson is a board certified medical retina specialist committed to helping you provide the best eye care to this and other important topics
your patients. With immediate availability for consultations and offering the latest in intravitreal injections and about your vision.
lasers, Dr. Peterson treats many retinal conditions, including:

While at the Expo, stop by our
booth for more information
 Diabetic Retinopathy about North Suburban Eye
 Macular degeneration Specialists.

 Macular edema
 Vein and Artery Occlusions
North Suburban
 Retinal breaks and tears Eye Specialists serves the
north metro with offices in
Blaine, Coon Rapids, and
Following completion of his ophthalmology residency with Michigan State White Bear Lake.
University, Dr. Peterson completed further fellowship specialty training in Phone: 763-421-7420
medical retina with the Harvard Medical School and the Joslin Diabetes Center www.nseyespecialists.com
in Boston, Massachusetts.

OUR LIFE • NW METRO 2018 Page 7

Preparing for Medicare changes

UCare is delighted to sponsor the North Metro have options. You may be offered new Medicare free health club memberships, dental coverage,
Our Life Senior Expo and to share our Medicare Advantage or Supplement plans from your cur- annual physical exam, eye exam and hearing test.
expertise with you. We’ll be presenting a special rent insurer. You will also have options from other They may also offer a broad network of providers
seminar about changes coming to Medicare at insurers. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, you have the op- with no referrals needed and care coordination.
the expo. Join UCare Medicare Sales Manager portunity to explore 2019 Medicare plans. Mark
Cheryl Swenson to learn all you need to know to that date on your calendars. You can switch to a Think about what you want to pay for copay-
prepare for Medicare changes. new plan beginning on Oct. 15, 2018. ments, deductibles, monthly premiums and the
out-of-pocket maximum.
We’ve been teaching Minnesotans about health How do you prepare?
coverage for 34 years, and we’ve been leading Then take a look at the features and bene-
Medicare Basics sessions across the state for • Understand Medicare plan types: fits. How important is coverage for drugs, den-
more than a decade. We really know Medicare, • Supplements + Medicare Part D (drug cover- tal, hearing, vision, health club memberships and
and we’re on a mission to empower you. age) plans travel coverage?
• Medicare Advantage Plans – most include
So what is changing? Medicare Part D People power, local roots
• Know your budget
Effective Jan. 1, 2019, federal law requires in- • Decide features and benefits that are important Also consider how experienced the health in-
surers to discontinue their Medicare Cost Plans to you surer is at offering Medicare Advantage plans. In-
in 66 Minnesota counties. Currently more than quire if: they are local, their customer service is
370,000 people are enrolled in these plans, and Medicare Advantage plans provide “all-in-one” high-quality, your providers and pharmacies are
315,000 people live in the 66 counties where coverage at affordable rates. Some plans include in the network.
plans are closing. Medicare Advantage plans are
not impacted. (That’s what UCare offers.) Picking a Medicare plan is a personal choice,
but remember that UCare has Medicare special-
What does it mean to you? ists who can help you figure it out.

If you’re enrolled in a plan that is closing, you’ll

Need help figuring out Medicare?
Meet the de-complicators.

We’ll de-mystify Medicare and help you pick a plan that suits your needs and your budget.
UCare Medicare Plans are convenient, too, with plans that include:
All your health benefits under one plan | Extras like dental and fitness benefits | Emergency care wherever you travel

We’re one of the longest serving Medicare Advantage plans in Minnesota, and we’ve got a plan for you.

Join us for a Medicare meeting near you.

Find a meeting at ucare.org

Medicare Individual & Family Medicaid

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eatxthpeo Green Haven Parking Lot Wednesday, OUR LIFE
15 September 26 VENDOR
Noon-4:00 p.m.
Main GREEN HAVEN Booth # 38 Leg
Entrance GOLF COURSE 21 Amramp 45 Mar
39 Beltone 37 Met
SEMINAR 16 14 24 BridgeWater at Hanover
ROOM 21 22 13 23 Brighton Home Health & Hospice Va
12 16 CapTel 9 Minn
17 11 4 Connexus Energy
23 24 10 19 Cremation Society Mi
15 Crest View Senior Communities 5 Mn S
18 25 Edina Realty-Kathy Tadych 29 Mon
11 Elder Law Services, PLLC 17 Nor
25 26 41 Elk River Senior Housing 3 Nort
19 46 Emmer for Congress 13 Oas
42 EXIT Lakes Realty Premier- 10 Pell
27 2 Phys
20 The Harrington Team 31 Ren
32 EXIT REALTY NEXUS- 18 Sain
FREE COOKIES 28 22 Sou
& COFFEE 29 30 Melissa Gootee & Stephanie Beckstrand 44 Sto
31 32 1 Teal
Register to 33 34 9 8 43 Gateway Financial Strategies 33 The
win prizes 7 20 Greenhaven Marketing 12 The
Free Expo 44 6 27 Guardian Angels 30 Tou
Bags 46 35 HealthPartners 40 UCa
7 Home Service Hearing Aid, Inc. 6 Walk
45 8 Humana 36 Was
34 Impact Services 28 Wel
Expo 35 36 14 Insurance Brokers of Minnesota
Entrance
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GREEN HAVEN
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E NW Green Haven Golf Course
R LIST 2800 Greenhaven Rd, Anoka, MN

gends of Spring Lake Park GREEN HAVEN GOLF COURSE
ry Kay Cosmetics-Sheryl Carlson Directions
tropolitan Heart and ~From the South: Take Highway 169 north to Main Street and take a left. After
ascular Institute you drive under Highway 10, Main Street will dead end in our parking lot.
neapolis Vascular Physicians/ ~From the East: Take Highway 10 West to Main Street / Greenhaven exit. Turn
inneapolis Vein Center right. This will dead end in our parking lot.
Shower & Bath ~From the West: Take Highway 10 East to Main Street / Greenhaven exit. Turn
narch Healthcare Management left. This will dead end in our parking lot.
rth Central Insurance
th Suburban Eye Specialists Presented by:
sis Senior Advisors
la Windows & Doors Brought to you by:
sical Therapy Consultants
newal by Andersen
nt Therese at Oxbow Lake
undGate Hearing Clinic
ney River Senior Living
lwood Senior Living
e Goodman Group
e Homestead at Anoka
uching Hearts at Home
are
ker Methodist
shburn-McReavy Chapels
llness Radio

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Harrington Team
helps seniors discover
next real estate goals
The Harrington Team of EXIT
Lakes Realty is a family business. learn more at their 2pm seminar at WE HELP SENIORS DISCOVER WHAT THEIR
Both Todd Harrington and his father the event. NEXT REAL ESTATE GOALS ARE AND HOW
Pete want to help seniors discover
what their next real estate goal will SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE: TO BEST EXPLORE THEM -
be. There are many options for se- • When is the best time
niors and they help explore them with SINGLE FAMILY ONE LEVEL
their clients. Because both Pete and to sell your home TOWN HOME?
Todd Harrington have SRES® des- • Value of home in CONDO? CO-OP?
ignations, they are uniquely situated SENIOR HOUSING?
to assist seniors in deciding what to its current state
do with the house and to help them • Value of home with Todd and Peter Harrington will be
find their next abode. They network conducting a seminar at 2:00 PM.
with senior care centers and nursing light renovations You will learn:
homes to stay current in the industry. • Transitioning and When is the best time to sell your home?

The Harrington Team of EXIT what is involved
Lakes Realty Premier works with • What type of Property would be
buyers and sellers to the point of
transaction and beyond. They work best to transition to
with their clients from day one, pro- (single family one level,
viding market analyses, open hous- town home, condo, co-op
es, pre-market showing tours, how or senior housing)
to maximize the sales price and more
to ensure that the client is informed • What type of financing
and can make the right decision for is available
them regardless of the type of trans-
action. What is the value of your home in its current state?

Todd and Pete also build spec
homes and renovate homes which
gives us extensive knowledge on
what type of upgrades maximize our
clients returns as well as resources
to get the work done in a timely and
cost-effective manner.

Please join The Harrington Team
of EXIT Lakes Realty Premier to

Life is Better on the River! With light renovations? ALSO
What is involved with transitioning? STOP BY OUR BOOTH
Call Stacy today! 763-746-3400 What type of property is best for me?
guardianangelsmn.org Financing options AT THE EXPO-
We look forward to
meeting you there!

TODD HARRINGTON PETER HARRINGTON
[email protected] [email protected]
Independent Living-Assisted Living 612-562-6225
• Memory Care • Adult Day Services SRES ® - (Senior Real Estate Specialist Certified Realtor)

and Wellness Center

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Whatever happened to the
‘three-legged stool’ of retirement?
Have you ever heard of the “three- al assets – so you can still enjoy a creases over time, you can borrow
legged stool” of retirement? If you worker’s salary. What’s more, the So- long and fulfilling retirement. Here against this cash value – tax-free in
have, it probably was a while ago. cial Security trust fund is expected are two proven funding sources you most cases – and use the money to
Once considered the ideal retirement to deplete its reserves by 2034, and may want to consider if you need to supplement your retirement lifestyle.
model, the three-legged stool has will be able to fund approximately 75 compensate for any shortcomings: (Loans against your policy accrue in-
fallen out of favor because one of percent of benefits after that. terest and decrease the death bene-
the legs – defined benefit pensions • With people living longer than fit and cash value by the amount of
– is not as stable as it once was, and Fortunately, there are ways to re- ever, it’s important to make sure the the outstanding loan and interest.)
the future of Social Security is often inforce the third leg of the stool – re- money you have set aside will last
wound up in political maneuvering in tirement savings and other person- the rest of your life. While Social While the three-legged stool of
Washington. Consider the following: Security provides a lifetime supply retirement may be a bit wobbly, the
of income, it may not be enough to good news is that a secure future
• According to the Bureau of Labor support your desired lifestyle. If you is still within reach. The main differ-
Statistics, just 48 percent of private think you’ll need additional income ence these days is that you will most
sector employers offer defined con- and do not have a pension, a lifetime likely have to build it yourself.
tribution or defined benefit pension income annuity can be an excellent
plans, and only 8 percent offer tradi- way to make up the difference. This educational third-party article is provided as
tional defined benefit plans, thereby a courtesy by Mark A. Johnson, Agent, New York
eliminating a guaranteed source of • Although the primary purpose Life Insurance Company. To learn more about the
lifetime income. of life insurance is to deliver death information or topics discussed, please contact
benefit protection, many permanent Mark A. Johnson at 763-271-0405 or [email protected]
• Social Security benefits replace life policies accumulate cash val-
about 40 percent of the average ue. If your need for protection de- ft.newyorklife.com .

How clear is your path to retirement? Contact
Mark
Johnson
763-271-0405
or
Brandon
Hanson
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to discuss
your path to retirement.

Let’s get there together.
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celebrating 50 years of extraordinary care Downsizing: Tadych knows what to
Where social vibrancy, distinctive living spaces, Catholic-based mission think about before selling your home

and a continuum of compassionate care blend to create a Realtor Kathy Tadych knows down- understands what you’re going through.
unique senior living experience. sizing is a good choice for many seniors, The experience has made Tadych deter-
but the task of moving can seem daunt- mined to help other families.
763.4w93w.70w00. s•asai inntttthhereesree.osrge/.ooxbrogwlake ing.
Tadych, is a professional, full-time
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dych knows how to help seniors think has been licensed since 2001 and has
Visit our website: www.insurancebrokersmn.com through what they need to know ahead been involved in more than 500 home
of time. sales.

With more than 26 years of sales and She is a graduate of Metropolitan
marketing experience, Tadych’s passion State University and has worked at Lib-
is working with seniors. She believes erty Mutual and Target headquarters.
they’re full of wisdom and understand-
ing and have been through many valu- Tadych grew up in Minnesota and has
able life experiences. two sons and a step son. She currently
lives in the northeast metro.
Tadych has empathy for people who
find themselves in difficult situations as When not working, Kathy and her
they or their parents age. family enjoy their lake home on Girl Lake
and spend time boating, fishing, walk-
When Tadych was 28 years old, her ing, reading, swimming and relaxing.
mother started showing signs of demen- They also like to visit Kathy’s father, who
tia. Tadych spent many years helping lives in Florida during the winter, and golf
her mother and knows first-hand what it with him.
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