In the late 1920s, the Worthington, Minn., community came together to make sure the poorest of the poor in Nobles County had food and gifts for Christmas. Bushel baskets were filled with home-canned foods and delivered to the poor. The program continued, year afte
This is National Influenza Vaccination Week, serving as a reminder that there is still time to get your flu shot and be protected for the holidays. It’s especially important for seniors— adults 65 and older— to get vaccinated because they are more susceptible to the
Gene Erlandson, 94, a resident of Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, Minn., was stationed near Pearl Harbor Dec.
The snow is piling up in Duluth. There’s a foot on the ground and another foot or more on the way. Lots of people are hunkering down, but Ecumen Lakeshore employee Annette Walkowiak is stepping up— big time.
A recent article in Senior Housing News poses the question of whether the recent growth in senior housing units in Minnesota is reaching the saturation point. Julie Murray, Ecumen’s vice president of sales, marketing and business development, weighs in. You can rea
KSTP-TV reporter Jason Davis tells the heartwarming story of how Carl, a 70-pound St.
Star Tribune Columnist Jon Tevlin tells the inspiring story of Larry Bauer-Scandin, an Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood resident who devoted his life to helping kids the juvenile justice system considered hopeless. He was foster parent to 125 kids, and now the walls of h
Most professional chefs are well trained to cook for lots of different people with different tastes on any given day. But what if your job is to cook for the same 150 people every day? Not only do you have to be a versatile chef, but also you have to be a
Ecumen Quality Improvement Nurse Maria Reyes learned valuable lessons taking care of her grandmother as a young teenager in Puerto Rico—les