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Five Things to Know about Adult Day Services as a Long Term Care Solution

September 19, 2019 by Cassandra Harvey
National Adult Day Services Week in September is much more than a yearly celebration of this important resource for older adults and adults with memory loss or chronic health conditions. The week… Read more »

Improving Access to Dental Care in Minnesota

August 14, 2019 by Edith Gozali-Lee
Highlights from four new summaries of promising practices and opportunities to expand access to oral health care.

5 Skills Youth Leadership Initiative Alumni Bring Into Work and Life After High School

August 14, 2019
By guest author and changemaker, Padah Vang, YLI Alumna (2013 – 2015) and Youth Mentor (summer 2018 internship) with Wilder’s Youth Leadership Initiative.

What Does It Take for Community Leaders to Lead from Within?

July 24, 2019 by Nou Yang
Take a look around you. You, me, all of us have the capacity to be leaders, no matter how old or young we are. Now, imagine what our collective leadership, driven by purpose and values, can do for… Read more »

Criminal Background’s Impact on Housing Success: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

July 16, 2019 by Cael Warren
This study was intended to guide four nonprofits in considering opportunities to open their housing to more people with criminal backgrounds.

Why Multiculturalism Matters for Local and Global Youth Leadership

July 10, 2019 by Nou Yang
How can multiculturalism empower people of many races, ethnicities and cultures to live and work in harmony not only in the US but also around the world?  Our efforts started with the Youth… Read more »

3 Lessons About Authentic Leadership

June 26, 2019 by MayKao Y. Hang
Wilder takes leadership development seriously, and not only because we offer distinct leadership programs for youth, community members, experienced professionals and executives. Values-based and… Read more »

LGBTQ Support Group Helps Caregivers Connect on Aging and Health in an Understanding Space

June 25, 2019
Mary Henderson is a caregiver for her wife, who has mild cognitive impairment due to Lewy body dementia. For support, understanding and resources, Mary attends two support groups. In one group, which… Read more »
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