Monthly Archives: August 2013

Novo Nordisk

Another one of our exhibit partners making the Wiser Living Exhibit possible, is Novo Nordisk.  Makers of the flex pen, they have brought in a variety of diabetes educators with a wealth of resources to the MN State Fair.  They have been popular speakers on the front porch, explaining how different foods and blood sugar… Read more »

Kare 11 Aging Suits Broadcast

We were so excited to have Kare 11 cover the aging suits and many thanks to Gayle Kvenvold, from Aging Services of MN, for plugging the exhibit during this coverage. I apologize that this is a flash player, to any of you on an iphone or ipad.  But this is what is currently provided by… Read more »

Sleep Number

So another one of our vendors supporting the exhibit is Sleep Number. They are demoing what I call the infinitely adjustable bed.  I tried it the other day, and made my husband do the same.  It’s amazingly comfortable.  And beyond us each having different sleep numbers, this bed also can raise the head of the… Read more »


Ebenezer is the senior services side of Fairview Health Services and one of the exhibit partners making the Wiser Living Exhibit possible.  They provide a wide variety of living options and services to meet the needs of older adults.  Their services include independent living, assisted living, memory care, adult day care, and more.  Take a moment… Read more »

Beyond Barriers

We have 10 vendors supporting the Wiser Living exhibit, without whom it would not have happened.  Beyond Barriers was the first vendor to sign on.  They are Certified Aging in Place Specialists and full service licensed contractors, with extensive experience building and remodeling accessible homes.  They sell a variety of products to help you get… Read more »

Aging Suits in the Exhibit on Tuesday, the 27th

We’re excited that tomorrow, August 27th, Winona State will be bringing Aging Suits to the Wiser Living Exhibit.  These suits simulate the affects of aging on our bodies.  One of the Kare 11 anchors will be trying the suits live on their 5 pm broadcast.