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Ecumen Hospice Team Honors a Client’s Last Wish in a Heartfelt Singing Goodbye
Hazel Erickson was in hospice and had meticulously made all her funeral plans, including a wish to have someone sing at her service. But she hadn’t selected who that would be. Her hospice team came up with a solution they are pretty sure Hazel would have liked.
Volunteers Learn End of Life Transition Can Be Beautiful Experience
Being a hospice volunteer is a truly unique, special and eye-opening experience.
National LeadingAge CEO Larry Minnix Speaks To Ecumen Board of Trustees
LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix, in his last speaking engagement before he retires, visited Ecumen yesterday and told the Ecumen Board of Trustees “working with people like you has been an unbelievable experience.”
Duluth Woman Earns President’s Volunteer Service Award for Her Work at Ecumen Lakeshore
Mavis Keller, a veteran volunteer at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, was surprised last week in a ceremony honoring her with the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Ecumen’s Seth Kalhagen Wants To Change Your Perception of Hospice
Before Seth Kalhagen got into hospice work, he was a missionary. As it turns out, that was good training. A missionary spirit comes in handy when dealing with a subject people are hesitant to talk about and often misunderstand.
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