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Candidates debate senior health care

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A crowd of about 100 people turned out last Friday for a legislative candidate forum on health care for Minnesota's aging population.


The candidates talked about senior care funding, nursing home reimbursements, alternative care options and other issues.

The forum, held at the Knute Nelson Care Center Chapel in Alexandria, was moderated by Kari Thurlow of Aging Services of Minnesota.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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