Remember Furless Fred at Ecumen Lakeview Commons? He's not furless anymore. One year later, he's back in the game.
Dr. G. Allen Power, a pioneer in dementia care, has just published a new book challenging most of the conventional wisdom about caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
The holidays can be a time of joy but also a time when adult children see changes in their aging parents that concern them.
National Public Radio Correspondent Ina Jaffe, who covers the aging beat, recently took a deep dive into the issue of overmedicating elderly nursing home residents in a revealing three-part series.
Wrapping paper and grins were flying last Tuesday afternoon as each of the 58 long-term care residents of Ecumen Bethany Community opened a present from a Secret Santa.
Long-term care is not what it used to be. There are many more options and therefore more complex choices to make. Plus, there’s the challenge of increasing costs.
Ecumen honors Mildred Solem, a resident of Lakeland Shores Apartments in Duluth, who is 100.
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An astonishing gift in the Christmas Eve sky almost 80 years ago keeps on giving.