New business offers shopping services to seniors

Advertisement

BEGIN ARTICLE PREVIEW:

RUSHMORE ― A Nobles County native has started a new business venture that seeks to serve senior citizens by running errands for them so they can stay safe at home.

Marriah Aggen started Essential Senior Services after more than a decade working at long-term care facilities, including the last two years at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington. “I just love serving the residents,” Aggen said. “The longer I’m in the field, the more drawn I am to the seniors.” Aggen operates her new business out of her home in Rushmore and offers services within a 50-mile radius. Offerings include trips to the grocery store, post office, pharmacy, laundry, pet supplies and even Costco or Sam’s Club. Owning a business has been a dream of Aggen’s for a long time, and this niche allows her to serve people in a meaningful way.

“This is something where all of my passions can come together,” Aggen said. She hopes to lower the risk for seniors of going out and running errands while lightening the load for family members who care for them. Aggen’s professional background means that she’s trained to limit the spread of germs, so she can help prevent COVID exposure. Contactless service is …

END ARTICLE PREVIEW

READ MORE FROM SOURCE ARTICLE