Date: Apr 29th, 2015 10:23am
Author: Ecumen Communications

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid and the Older Americans Act.  During that time, lawmakers have constantly tinkered to keep the programs up-to-date as the nation has gotten grayer and issues facing aging Americans have changed dramatically.

Date: Apr 28th, 2015 1:00pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Senior care professionals and nursing homes are challenged to conform to the 2012 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services initiative to decrease off-label use of antipsychotics.

Date: Apr 27th, 2015 11:32am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Did you miss last week's most-read Changing Aging blog posts? Ecumen's online visitors found these articles most interesting:

Date: Apr 24th, 2015 10:09am
Author: Ben Taylor

Former State Rep. Robert (Bob) McFarlin, now a resident at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, was a rarity in the Minnesota Legislature.  He was a bridge builder — in both his primary occupation and his political life.

Date: Apr 24th, 2015 9:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

​Ecumen honors Lecil Arends,a resident of Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, Minn., who is 101.

Date: Apr 23rd, 2015 11:29am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Hazel Runke, a resident at Ecumen Pines in Hutchinson, has found an important purpose in her life — welcoming newborn babies into the world with hand-knitted caps and booties.

Date: Apr 22nd, 2015 1:51pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

The Nobles County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) in Worthington, Minn., does tons and tons of paper recycling in an enterprise that both helps the environment and helps people with disabilities.

Date: Apr 20th, 2015 1:00pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Did you miss last week's most-read Changing Aging blog posts? Ecumen's online visitors found these articles most interesting:

Date: Apr 20th, 2015 9:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen honors Lucille Ekstrand, a resident of Ecumen North Branch, who is 100.

Date: Apr 17th, 2015 2:19pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Kylie Johnson, the Housing Manager at Ecumen Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes, braced herself for the results of an annual government audit.  The report was shocking -- in a good way.  

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