This web page is great place to learn about when and where Long Term Care Administration Program leaders appear in the news.

Elderly Transgender People Face Many Obstacles to Healthcare

"171,000 transgender adults in the United States are 65 and older, and a major concern for them is finding accepting spaces in nursing homes and other health care facilities." Rajean Moone, Director of Long Term Care Administration Programs sheds light on the growing issue in part three of this WCCO Radio In-Depth series on gender-affirming care in rural Minnesota.

Aired/Published May 13, 2024.

Age-Friendly Activities Aim For Healthier, Safer State

“The real world is not age segregated. We should be embracing the life span.” So shares Long Term Care Administration Director Rajean Moone in this AARP article.

Published May 1, 2024.

How the Tight Labor Market Is Impacting Ageism in the Workplace

MPR News guest host Chris Farrell talks with Kate Schaefers, director of the Osher Lifelong Institute at the UMN and Rajean Moone, faculty director for Long Term Care Administration programs, about what ageism looks like in 2024, and how to reframe ideas about aging and older workers. Listen to the MPR News podcast.

Aired April 15, 2024.

A Better Minnesota For All

"This statement should come as no surprise to anyone: we are all aging." So begins a Letter to the Editor of the Aitkin Independent Age, penned by Rajean Moone, director, Long Term Administration programs. Moone outlines a national effort to end ageism. As part of that effort, Minnesota's Reframe Aging Initiative, co-led by the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging and the University of Minnesota Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation, will host interactive sessions with the goal of shifting how we talk about our own aging and how we talk about older adults. Read his letter.

Published April 4, 2024.