Date: Mar 14th, 2014 1:52pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Seven staff members at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., received spring semester scholarships totaling almost $7,000 to continue their educational goals in the long-term care career field.  An Alexandria

Date: Mar 13th, 2014 1:13pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

A new German study suggests that memory lapses associated with aging may not lead to dementia for a majority of people.  Only about 20 percent of those in the study who had “senior moments” developed Alzheimer’s or other serious brain-related disorders. 

Date: Mar 11th, 2014 4:28pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Chuck woke up one morning paralyzed by a rare nervous system disorder that required long hospitalization, followed by in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn.

Date: Mar 11th, 2014 10:45am
Author: Ecumen Communications

If you’re not already a caregiver to a loved one, chances are high you will be one day.  The constellation of issues you are, or will be, facing are daunting.  And even if you’re never in this role, the looming crisis is sure to have major societal effects that will

Date: Mar 10th, 2014 9:02am
Author: Ben Taylor

The Ordean Foundation has awarded $11,000 to Ecumen Lakeshore to support its Home Delivered Meals program for homebound seniors in Duluth, Minn.

“We’re very grateful for the Ordean Foundation’s support,” said Duane Battisti, the meals program coordinator. 

Date: Mar 7th, 2014 9:00am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen will receive a national honor March 17 as the winner of the Excellence in Dementia Care Award presented by LeadingAge and EMA at the

Date: Mar 5th, 2014 2:51pm
Author: Ben Taylor

The staff at Ecumen Bethany in Alexandria, Minn.

Date: Mar 5th, 2014 10:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Isiah Moore, 87, of Minneapolis knows the secret of successful aging, and he is willing to share.  It has something to do with the fact that he still actively works three jobs but is never too busy to help somebody out.  People rave about him as an awesome role model

Date: Mar 4th, 2014 10:58am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen Detroit Lakes recently was recognized as one of the initial participants in the Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) Year of Worksite Wellness program.

Date: Mar 3rd, 2014 11:30am
Author: Ecumen Communications

We like to think of ourselves as a society that respects our elders. Right?

But what if those elders are gay?

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