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Saint Paul – (February 8, 2024) – Robert Honstrom at LifeCare Roseau Manor in Roseau, MN, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the District A Caregiver of the Year Award.

The District Caregiver of the Year Award honors individuals in older adult services who demonstrate exceptional commitment to older adults as well as enhance and enrich the quality of life of those in their care. Honstrom was one of seven caregivers selected for the regional award out of a field of 60,000 professional caregivers throughout the state.

“What truly sets Robert apart is his passion for making a meaningful impact on the lives of our residents. He is able to connect with every resident whether it’s talking, dancing, joking, laughing,” said Shelah Gust, Long-term Care Assistant Administrator. “On behalf of everyone who works and lives at LifeCare Roseau Manor, we thank Robert for his unwavering commitment to professional caregiving and improving the lives of the older adults who live here.”

LeadingAge Minnesota honored Honstrom and other Caregivers of the Year at its Institute & Expo, the state’s largest and most comprehensive aging services conference. More than 3,000 professionals in all aspects of older adult services attend the annual two-day event to learn about new and innovative programs, share best practices, and network with their peers.


About LeadingAge Minnesota

Driven to transform and enhance the experience of aging, LeadingAge Minnesota is the state’s largest association of organizations serving older adults. Together with more than 65,000 caregivers, our members provide quality care, services, and support to nearly 65,000 older adults in independent living, assisted living, adult day, home care, and skilled nursing.

About LifeCare Medical Center 
Based in Roseau, M.N., LifeCare Medical Center is a non-profit health care organization serving the communities of Roseau County in Northern Minnesota employing close to 500 providers, health care professionals and support staff. LifeCare’s comprehensive services include a 25-bed critical access hospital, along with LifeCare Roseau Manor, LifeCare Greenbush Manor & Assisted Living, LifeCare Senior Living, LifeCare Warroad Wellness, as well as LifeCare Home Care and Hospice. With a committed team of physicians and providers, LifeCare’s Emergency Department is designated as a Level IV Trauma Center and Acute Stroke Ready Hospital. For more information about LifeCare Medical Center, please visit

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