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Top 5 Most-Read Blog Posts - December 8
Date: Dec 8th, 2014 5:15pm

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Ecumen Communications

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

Scouts Build a Labyrinth Garden for Ecumen Detroit Lakes
As a child, Brandon Christen often visited Ecumen Detroit Lakes, where his mother worked and where two of his grandparents received services. It made an impression. Recently, when Brandon was searching for a meaningful project to complete his requirement to become an Eagle Scout, he thought of Ecumen Detroit Lakes and asked about the possibilities. Read more...

Grand Village Residents Help With Nation's Capitol Christmas Tree Decorations
Residents of Ecumen-managed Grand Village of Grand Rapids, Minn., joined people from across Minnesota to handcraft thousands of ornaments for the nation's Capitol Christmas Tree, which was lit Tuesday night. Read more...

The Life-and-Death Experience of Ecumen Board Member Kris Linner
"There's no way to explain that feeling of life leaving," says the Rev. Kris Linner, who has spent the last 15 years doing hospice work, ministering to hundreds of people as the spirit leaves the body. How can she do this? It's a probing question she gets all the time, and this is her mystical answer... Read more...

Ecumen Awarded LeadingAge Innovation Grant to Test Dementia Care Light Therapy
Ecumen has been awarded a $29,800 LeadingAge Innovations Fund grant to integrate light therapy into memory care units for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD). Read more...

Ecumen Centennial House R.I.S.E. Program Helps 91-Year-Old Resident Walk Again After Fall
Gene Wood, 91, took a life-changing fall seven years ago that put him in a wheelchair. He worried that he might never walk again. His injuries were so debilitating that he needed some assistance and moved into an assisted living community. Initially, he could do little more than move from his bed to his wheelchair. Read more...

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