Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood, a newly opened senior housing in Maplewod, Minnesota, is a good example of well-thought community design planning. The 150 apartments, which include independent living, assisted living, and me
Lesson learned here: Don't be mean to old people - or any people.
A Man Confides His Pain to His Best Friends
by Jim Klobuchar
Gov candidates all support elder care program
by Dan Olson, Minnesota Public Radio
October 6, 2010
1. In 2020, Minnesota will have more seniors than children for the first time in our history. What are opportunities for innovation that you see as it relates to this unprecedented demographic shift often called “The Age Wage”?
Several years ago, a man I knew professionally was on the brink of retirement and found himself anguishing in the throes of indecision. This was at a time when retirement from work was still a sensible proposition.
I can explain what I was doing standing on the edge of a heavily-trafficked suburban highway, an oversized red Bible in hand while I peered across the roofs of the onrushing motorcade.
Ecumen CEO Kathryn Roberts authored "The CLASS Act: A New Paradigm for Aging in America" in the newest issue of the