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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Nkem talks about how her husband’s role as caregiver shifted, as her illness went into remission.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy talks about how family members might have different preferences about how doctor communicates when the end is near.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy shares how when her sister was dying of cancer, the family disagreed about when to involve hospice.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Teresa learned how to advocate for herself, while facing serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Teresa shares how support from friends and co-workers helped her know she was not alone, while she battled cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine talks about how death is understood from the perspective and tradition of his Lakota heritage.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine shares how his Lakota tradition provides a philosophy for life that guides his family in dealing with end of life decision making.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell talks about how his faith helped him and his wife, as she faced terminal cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol talks about how her late husband insisted that she be his only caregiver, and how she knew their time together was precious.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol talks about the importance of having trusted people to talk with about emotions and feelings, when a loved one is dying.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30