assisted living

$2,000 Bonus Offered For People To Become Nurse Aides in ND

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Department of Health is encouraging people to pursue careers in skilled nursing facilities. They are offering an Emergency Recruitment Program to become a Temporary Nurse Aide and Certified Nurse Aide. The program will run through May 30 or the approval of 100 applicants, whichever comes first. A $2,000 sign-on bonus is being offered for…

Eventide Fairmont in Moorhead to relocate 50 people

A pipe leak and extensive water damage led to the final decision.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A recent pipe leak at Eventide Fairmont senior living community has the facility discontinuing its services. Extensive water damage led to the final decision by the CEO who says the plan to move was already in the works. A total of 50 people who’ve called the place home will be relocated to other facilities over the…

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing More Protections for Senior Citizens

Protections include licensure for assisted living facilities and the option of putting cameras in residents' rooms

DILWORTH, Minn. —¬†Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill into law that gives more protections to senior citizens. That means assisted living facilities will have to make changes, too. Minnesota is the only state that doesn’t have a standardized licensure system for them. That, along with several other provisions, will be added when the law goes in effect in 2021. “Although…