Ampers

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Ampers is an association of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota.  Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in the state of Minnesota and one of the largest of its kind in the United States. From Grand Marais, and Thief River Falls, to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  Ampers has no affiliation with Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and receives no financial support from MPR. 

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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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Yolanda shares how trusting family is key, as she makes difficult decisions, while also facing serious illness.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Mioshi relied on her faith for the strength she needed to carry out her grandmother’s last wishes.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Mioshi says having hard conversations is key when your loved is reaching the end of their life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Michelle advises families to speak up when you have concerns over any aspect of care.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Jacqueline believes schools should be better equipped to support and help students dealing with loss of a loved one.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Jacqueline describes how she had to stand up and be her father’s voice, when he was no longer able to speak.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sally talks about how she followed her gut to care for her Mother’s daily needs.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell looks back on his wife’s final months and offers advice about one thing he would do differently.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e shares how in her family, caring for elders was a tradition that younger members learned and embraced.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris talks about the struggle of balancing caregiving with other responsibilities, and how she learned to ask for help, and to not try to do it all.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30