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Top 5 Blog Posts — May 8, 2017
Date: May 8th, 2017 12:31pm

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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:

Minneapolis Leaders Praise Abiitan Mill City’s Vision for Urban Senior Living
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges called Ecumen’s Abiitan Mill City “a gift to the City” that gives seniors the option to live in the heart of downtown with the assurances they need to age in place.

Velocity 2017 Class Gets an Inspiring Perspective on Empowerment
The 2017 Velocity class recently visited the Interact Center in St. Paul to see empowerment in action.  The center empowers people with disabilities to develop their artistic skills

Ecumen Detroit Lakes Couple Dies Hours Apart After 64 Years Together
For the past 64 years, John and Anne Alexander were virtually inseparable. Within hours of each other, they died together last week at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, where they both were receiving care.

In Praise of Meals on Wheels: Food and Fellowship for Housebound Seniors
Stacy Hanley, Ecumen Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, is a passionate advocate of Meals on Wheels, one of the most popular volunteer activities of Ecumen employees.

Diversity and Inclusion Learning Event: Understanding Mental Illness
One in five people reading this sentence has some form of mental illness. And many either don’t know it or are in denial, according to Kay King, a community educator from the Minnesota chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). “On average people wait 10 years to get help for a mental illness,” she said.

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

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