Date: Aug 4th, 2014 9:00am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen has been awarded a $265,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to fund expansion of its nationally recognized Ecumen Awakenings™ dementia care program into its assisted living communities. 

Date: Aug 1st, 2014 1:03pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Unless you live in a rural area of the Midwest, you may not have heard much about Thrifty White Pharmacy. But the big players in the drug store industry are keenly aware of Thrifty White as one of the leading innovators in the business. Thrifty White is turning heads with its bold steps to fundamentally change the role of the pharmacy in health care.

Date: Jul 31st, 2014 5:04pm
Author: Ben Taylor

The Pelican Valley Health Center, managed by Ecumen, is expanding its services to include a memory care community that will offer specialized care for residents with memory impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Date: Jul 31st, 2014 4:39pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Home sharing becoming more popular for boomers and seniors, particularly women.

Date: Jul 29th, 2014 10:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

The talented and prolific women’s sewing group at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes Studios of Art in Chisago City, Minn., enthusiastically works together to produce handmade quilts, blankets and even dolls — all for charity.

Date: Jul 28th, 2014 10:56am
Author: Greta Erickson

Ecumen honors Ruth Benson, a resident at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids, Minn., who turned 100 on July 26, 2014.

Date: Jul 28th, 2014 9:34am
Author: Greta Erickson

A Superior Way of Life, Retirement Wisdom, Matt McNeill, Senior Athlete Photos, and Case of the Disappearing Hearing Aid...

In case you missed out on the latest news, here are the blog posts our online visitors found most interesting last week:

Date: Jul 25th, 2014 10:34am
Author: Jim Klobuchar

The miracles of the modern hearing aid are well documented. It has restored and expanded the gifts of normal conversation.  Millions of us have been spared the awkward gymnastics of cupping our ears to learn the cost of a hamburger.

Date: Jul 24th, 2014 9:23am
Author: Ecumen Communications

“Who wouldn’t want this lifestyle?” a resident asks in a recent article in Duluthian Magazine article profiling Ecumen Lakeshore on Lake Superior in Duluth.  When Ecumen opened the campus in 2005, one of its goals was to counter the prevailing stereotypes of senior l

Date: Jul 23rd, 2014 4:17pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Photographer Angela Jimenez takes Inspiring photos of senior athletes from around the world.