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Date: Jan 29th, 2015 9:52am
Author: Ben Taylor

A long hallway, affectionately called “the link,” connects the two buildings at Esprit Whispering Ridge in Omaha, Neb.  It used to be a hundred yards of stark, functional, empty wall space.  Now it is an art gallery showcasing the work of emerging Omaha artists — to...

Date: Jan 28th, 2015 9:39am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen Prairie Lodge in Brooklyn Center, Minn., was voted “Best Assisted Living” community in the Sun Post newspaper’s Readers Choice Awards.

Date: Jan 27th, 2015 10:50am
Author: Ben Taylor

Two Ecumen communities have been nationally recognized as "Caring Stars of 2015," by, a leading senior care website.

Date: Jan 26th, 2015 11:03am
Author: Ecumen Communications

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Date: Jan 23rd, 2015 7:00am
Author: Jim Klobuchar

Across the lunch table, two eighty-something guys have a meeting of the hearts.  

Date: Jan 22nd, 2015 12:08pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen honors Anna Grunwald, a resident of Sunnyside Care Center, who is 103.

Date: Jan 22nd, 2015 10:52am
Author: Ben Taylor

The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded grants totaling just over $46,000 to three Ecumen communities to encourage artistic development and creativity among older adults through the Partners in Arts Participation program. 

Date: Jan 19th, 2015 1:24pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

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Date: Jan 16th, 2015 9:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Residents at Ecumen Bethany had a wish: To help those less fortunate.

Date: Jan 15th, 2015 5:33am
Author: Ben Taylor

Nurse Dawn Bolhuis, Ecumen's longest tenured employee, can't wait to start her next shift, and the residents she cares for can't wait to see her.