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Date: Apr 22nd, 2014 4:20pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Meet Anisah, an artist with poise, grace and an endearing approach to life.

Date: Apr 21st, 2014 9:55am
Author: Jennifer Severson

In case you missed them, here are the blog posts our online visitors found most interesting last week:

Thankful Family Honors Grand Village...

Date: Apr 17th, 2014 5:06pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Her phone was ringing off the hook.  Roberta Alzen, the director of nursing at Ecumen-managed Grand Village in Grand Rapids, Minn., was caught off guard....

Date: Apr 16th, 2014 2:33pm
Author: Ben Taylor

The Shavlik Family Foundation has awarded Ecumen an $11,750 grant to bring the latest digital technology to seniors at its new aging services hub in Detroit Lakes, Minn....

Date: Apr 15th, 2014 9:51am
Author: Ecumen Communications

How can you be a good caregiver to someone who is not happy to have your help? The “reluctant caregivee” is a common challenge to caregivers, even those who are close family members.

Date: Apr 14th, 2014 9:28am
Author: Jennifer Severson

In case you missed them, here are last week's Top 5 blog posts:


Date: Apr 11th, 2014 2:40pm
Author: Ben Taylor

You might think the life of an activity director at a senior community is all fun and games — not something that would come under the lens of government regulation.  But it does, and those professionals who help residents find fun and joy in their lives are now...

Date: Apr 10th, 2014 4:08pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

What does a doctor do when she’s treating patients with a disease like Alzheimer’s that has no cure?  Dr.

Date: Apr 9th, 2014 2:32pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Do you receive Ecumen’s Changing Aging News?  It’s a monthly email newsletter highlighting thought-provoking information true to our vision of “a world in which aging is viewed and understood in radically different ways.”  And it summarizes the most significant news...

Date: Apr 8th, 2014 11:28am
Author: Ecumen Communications

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