About one million Americans and seven to 10 million people worldwide live with Parkinson's disease.
Two young Twin Cities entrepreneurs recently moved into a senior living community to get firsthand feedback on a smart watch app they are developing specifically for seniors.
Family Pathways in North Branch has gone mobile to help meet the needs of residents who have difficulty getting to the food shelf.
Ecumen Home Care-Twin Cities has received the 2015 Customer Experience AwardTM from Pinnacle Quality Insight, a national healthcare customer satisfaction measurement company.
Ecumen honors Ruth Knapp, who is 103.
Born: March 29, 1913, in Thief River Falls, Minn.
Did you miss last week's most-read Changing Aging blog posts? Ecumen's online visitors found these articles most interesting:
Mike Bleninger, a reporter for The Post Review in North Branch, Minn., and North Branch Mayor Kristen Hagen-Kennedy got a firsthand sense of what it’s like to have dementia.
Results of a pilot study by Ecumen show that light therapy can improve nighttime sleep and reduce agitation among residents with dementia.
Social workers are the pathfinders of senior care. They get answers, connect dots, navigate through uncertainty and, most of all, solve problems.
Everybody wants to know Verna Bloom’s secret. She’ll tell you being 106 years old “surprises” her because she has no big secrets to longevity — except maybe a positive attitude.