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Date: Nov 16th, 2017 10:54am
Author: Ben Taylor

Five Ecumen owned and managed sites in Minnesota have received a “Best Nursing Home” rating by U.S. News & World Report magazine. 

Date: Nov 13th, 2017 5:01pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Finding dependable transportation is a major challenge for older adults, and a panel of experts gathered recently to discuss how innovations may help address the problem.

Date: Nov 10th, 2017 7:50am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen Lakeview Commons residents gathered November 9 for a Veterans Day service to honor people like 100-year-old Madeline Allen, who sat in the front row. She served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II, at Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters....

Date: Nov 9th, 2017 5:56pm
Author: Ben Taylor

It’s been almost 75 years since Ensign Katherine Schuller was a U.S. Navy nurse caring for wounded sailors, but her memories remain vivid. “They were just boys,” she recalls. “A big population of hurt boys. And we nurses were just kids too. We called them boys, and...

Date: Nov 6th, 2017 3:41pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen employees heard the troubling statistic that “food insecurity” affects approximately one out of every ten Minnesotans -- including a large number of seniors. 

Date: Nov 5th, 2017 1:04pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Through raindrops and dark skies the Rose Senior Living-Avon team braved the early morning elements to participate for the second year in a row at the Cleveland Clinic-Avon hospital charity 5k Run/Walk to benefit a local health clinic. 

Date: Nov 2nd, 2017 7:36am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Both professional and family caregivers tend to be committed and selfless people who put their own needs in the background in order to give the best care possible to others. A common consequence of this well-meaning dedication can be “caregiver burnout.”

Date: Oct 30th, 2017 11:37am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen-managed Rose Senior Living at Providence Park, a new state-of-the-art senior living community on the St. John Providence Hospital Campus in Novi, MI, is now officially open and has named Amber Bach as its Executive Director.

Date: Oct 26th, 2017 2:23pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

All you ageists – and you know who you are – believe that older adults contribute little to the world. And you’re wrong.

Date: Oct 24th, 2017 11:56am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Older brains can do things that younger brains cannot.

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