Minnesota rolls back restrictions on senior home visits as COVID-19 cases decline

"It is imperative that the Department of Health fully implement and enforce this new visitation guidance," said Kristine Sundberg, executive director of Elder Voice Family Advocates. "We cannot let long-term care facilities pick and choose what they will allow or not allow."

Senior centers had placed strict limits on visitation nearly a year ago.

By Chris Serres Star Tribune MARCH 11, 2021 — 5:38PM

In June, Victoria Conrad opened her arms to hug her 99-year old father Howard Seitzer as they met for their first face-to-face visit since the COVID-19 pandemic closed off Oak Meadows Senior Living in Oakdale to visitors.

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