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Wellness and lifestyle activities build resident satisfaction

Residents in independent living, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities* are highly satisfied with the quality of life at their communities in part because of their participation in a wellness program (fitness, activities and recreation), according to a new report. The research also found that these residents tend to stay in their communities for […]

Eden Prairie LGF Chapter Success

Published on June 26, 2017 by Andy Stavast Eden Prairie is home to many great civic organizations where residents come together as individuals and as groups to improve the wonderful experience of living here. Certainly, this collective experience of “giving back” contributes to the high quality of life ranking that Eden Prairie regularly enjoys in the national […]

Want to spend some time on the water this summer?

By Vicki Gerdes on May 18, 2017 –DL Online –Fishing and boating means so much to thousands of people in the Detroit Lakes area every year. But what about those who do not have ready access to the water, either due to decreased mobility, or a lack of someone to take them there? Since 2008, the Detroit […]

Willmar Chapter Launches their 2017 season

SPICER — Let’s Go Fishing launched its 15th season in a big way this week, and appropriately so. The Willmar chapter has already seen a 41 percent bump in registrations from last year, and it is usually in the next couple of weeks when most of the registration calls will come in, according to Jim […]

Outdoor Elderly Activities

As written by Elder OneStop — People ask about the outdoors when we have nice weather, and no matter what season. Whether playing outdoor games, gardening, trying metal detecting, or visiting a park, there is always an activity to do outdoors, for almost anyone. Some ideas here are group outdoor activities, but some can be done […]

Reeling in good health

LGF seeing first hand the benefits of a boat ride Studies have shown that nature has beneficial effects on mental and physical health. And Let’s Go Fishing’s many chapters in Minnesota are stressing the importance of those outdoor attributes in its mission statement: “Bringing Nature’s Healing and Well-Being to Seniors, Veterans and the Disabled.” Let’s […]

Hospitalized Fargo Veterans go fishing

Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY TV) – Finally a wind-less day. And with a lake full of fish, Big Detroit Lake played host to a special kind of “day on the water.” A few times a summer, the Fargo VA takes some of its veterans for an afternoon of fishing. Volunteers from the non-profit group “Let’s […]

Snowbirds Flock to Willmar

Ann Patrick and Terry Dinderman of the Orange Grove RV Park Picnic Group from Edinburg, Texas, wave Tuesday as they leave a public dock to cruise Green Lake courtesy Let’s Go Fishing. The migratory, mostly Midwestern flock, spend winters deep in the heart of Texas and hold a reunion picnic each summer in a different […]

Willmar Area Chapter gets 500 kids out on the water

Thanks to a wonderful group of volunteers, the Willmar Area Chapter of Let’s Go Fishing was able to get almost 500 Willmar 4th graders and NL-S 3rd graders out on the water fishing.  Teaching kids to fish is an important way to make sure that fishing and conversation is passed down to the next generation.  As […]