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Date: Dec 20th, 2012 11:41am
Author: Eric Schubert

Our country spends trillions on disjointed, poorly coordinated care, especially for older Americans.  The unneccesary bouncebacks that occur between the hospital and a person's home take a lot out of a person and their families.

Date: Dec 20th, 2012 3:47am
Author: Eric Schubert

Our country spends trillions on disjointed, poorly coordinated care, especially for older Americans. The unneccesary bouncebacks that occur between the hospital and a person's home take a lot out of a person and their families. Imagine if physicians and consumers and caregivers could talk with each other and easily share information, instead of wasting time, putting people through unpleasant hospital stays, weakening them further and spending tons of money that could be used in a much better way for the health of Americans. This new video by LeadingAge depicts what that future could look like. This issue is solveable by combining high tech and high touch approaches as seen here.

Date: Dec 19th, 2012 8:42am
Author: Andrea Marboe

Kathryn Roberts, president & CEO, and Steve Ordahl, senior vice president of business development, celebrated Ecumen’s 150th anniversary at a gala last month.

Date: Dec 17th, 2012 8:26am
Author: Andrea Marboe

A PERS (Personal Emergency Response System) device empowers older adults with security and independence, honoring

Date: Dec 12th, 2012 1:28pm
Author: Andrea Marboe

In their search for ways to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” United States Congress is considering capping or eliminating tax deductions for charitable giving.

Date: Dec 10th, 2012 9:16am
Author: Eric Schubert

At Ecumen, we are honored to work with and care for people who live with the substantial challenges of Alzheimer's and dementia.  Two Twin Cities communities (Woodbury and Minnetonka) now have had residents say they don't want people with Alzheimer's living near them

Date: Nov 19th, 2012 7:45am
Author: Eric Schubert

  

Date: Nov 9th, 2012 5:33am
Author: Andrea Marboe

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as "the Great War." Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the fol

Date: Nov 7th, 2012 10:16am
Author: Andrea Marboe

There's No Place Like Home

Ecumen's 150th Gala celebration, in pictures.  See full story, below. 

Date: Nov 6th, 2012 4:03am
Author: Eric Schubert

Thank you to subscribers of Ecumen's "Changing Aging" e-newsletter.

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