Date: Aug 14th, 2015 9:45am
Author: Ben Taylor

Greg Springman, certified personal trainer, is greeting everyone by name as he watches his class assemble in a circle, some in wheelchairs or using walkers. They seem eager to be here, except Joe.

Date: Aug 13th, 2015 10:40am
Author: Greta Erickson

Belgians Pieter and Paulus Langerock have been best friends for 102 years. The twin brothers, born on July 8 1913, have been inseparable since birth and rarely spend time apart, and even share the same room at their retirement home outside the Belgian town of Ghent. 

Date: Aug 11th, 2015 1:44pm
Author: Ben Taylor

The Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., has received the highest possible overall quality rating of 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). 

Date: Aug 11th, 2015 8:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Readers of the Changing Aging blog probably know that our renowned blogger Jim Klobuchar is a bike enthusiast.  But there’s a lot more to the story.

Date: Aug 10th, 2015 3:02pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Most seniors want to stay in their own homes, but often they need assistance to make that happen.  Increasingly, home care services and community programs are becoming widely available, but connecting seniors with the services they need can be challenging.

Date: Aug 10th, 2015 9:06am
Author: Ecumen Communications

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Date: Aug 7th, 2015 9:46am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Dr. Bill Thomas, an international expert on geriatric medicine, was repulsed by another physician’s website promoting cosmetic treatments to ward off the signs of aging.  And he said so.

Date: Aug 6th, 2015 12:15pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Those who think older people can’t be creative are “Wrong.  Deeply wrong,” writes prominent journalist Chris Farrell.

Date: Aug 6th, 2015 9:44am
Author: Greta Erickson

When thinking of who she wanted to stand with her on her wedding day, Christina Quinn said it was a no-brainer to ask her 89-year-old grandmother, who she considers to be one of her closest friends. 

Date: Aug 5th, 2015 2:00pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen honors Eva Nielsen, a resident of Ecumen Parmly LifePointes, who is 101.

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