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Top 5 Blog Posts — July 31, 2017
Date: Jul 31st, 2017 9:30am

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Ecumen Communications

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

Ecumen’s Velocity Leadership Program Graduates Class of 2017
The Ecumen Velocity class of 2017 has just graduated from the year-long program focused on building leadership skills and developing innovative approaches to aging services.

St. Mark’s Living Receives Workforce Grant To Help Recruit and Retain Employees
St. Mark’s Living, an Ecumen-managed senior living and healthcare campus in Austin, Minn., has received a $24,840 Workforce Solutions Grant from the LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation to help recruit new employees to senior care and to retain them after they are hired.

The Exercise That Can Undo Years of Aging
Contrary to popular opinion, a recent Mayo Clinic study suggests that it’s never too late to rejuvenate aging muscles.  But not just any exercise will work.  The secret to rebuilding muscle mass lies in intense interval training.

Five of the Most Helpful Alzheimer’s Blogs
Medical News Today has selected five blogs on Alzheimer's disease that showcase the most recent research, provide a day-in-the-life account of living with the disease, and share perspectives from caregivers.

Diversity and Inclusion Learning Event: Welcoming LGBT People in Senior Living Communities
Marsha Berry tells the story about the day she drove past a senior community in Minneapolis and saw two rainbow flags flying.  She pulled over and cried. In all her years of traveling the state of Minnesota as an Alzheimer’s educator, this was the first time she had ever seen a rainbow flag – a symbol of LGBT pride – displayed at a senior community. Marsha is a lesbian with gray hair who was crying tears of joy.

You can read these articles and more at www.ecumen.org

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