Our country spends trillions on disjointed, poorly coordinated care, especially for older Americans. The unneccesary bouncebacks that occur between the hospital and a person's home take a lot out of a person and their families.
Our country spends trillions on disjointed, poorly coordinated care, especially for older Americans. The unneccesary bouncebacks that occur between the hospital and a person's home take a lot out of a person and their families. Imagine if physicians and consumers and caregivers could talk with each other and easily share information, instead of wasting time, putting people through unpleasant hospital stays, weakening them further and spending tons of money that could be used in a much better way for the health of Americans. This new video by LeadingAge depicts what that future could look like. This issue is solveable by combining high tech and high touch approaches as seen here.
Kathryn Roberts, president & CEO, and Steve Ordahl, senior vice president of business development, celebrated Ecumen’s 150th anniversary at a gala last month.
A PERS (Personal Emergency Response System) device empowers older adults with security and independence, honoring
In their search for ways to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” United States Congress is considering capping or eliminating tax deductions for charitable giving.
At Ecumen, we are honored to work with and care for people who live with the substantial challenges of Alzheimer's and dementia. Two Twin Cities communities (Woodbury and Minnetonka) now have had residents say they don't want people with Alzheimer's living near them
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as "the Great War." Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the fol
There's No Place Like Home
Ecumen's 150th Gala celebration, in pictures. See full story, below.
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