STATE OF MINNESOTA 8th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
AGING & LONG-TERM CARE COMMITTEE
Representative Brian Daniels called the meeting to order at 10:35 A.M. on February 27th, 2015, at Faribault Senior Living in Faribault, MN.
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Chair
THEIS, Tama, Vice Chair
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present at 10:35 A.M.
Bob Held of the Minnesota Department of Human Services gave a presentation on Quality Measures regarding long-term care.
The following testified on aging and long-term care issues:
Sandi Lubrant, a citizen advocate; Mary Margaret Lehmann, an advocate; Cheryl Gustason, Administrator at Field Crest Care Center and Assisted Living; Anna Sheridan, Administrator at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home; Andrea Lingl, Senior Program Manager at Lutheran Social Service’s Senior Nutrition Program; Andrea Miller, Direct Support Professional at Lutheran Social Service; Dustin Lee, Owner of Prairie Senior Cottages; Sue Knutson, an employee at Samaritan Bethany; Eddie Viola, Director of Nursing at St. Lucas Care Center; Amanda Gruber, Nursing Assistant and Household Coordinator at Three Links Care Center Pathways’ Dementia Unit; Jennifer Johnson, Registered Nursing Assistant at Millstream Commons.
The committee adjourned at 12:31 PM.
Representative Brian Daniels
Nick Lunneborg, Committee Legislative Assistant