Ecumen honors Philip Dufresne, a resident of Ecumen Scenic Shores in Two Harbors, Minn., who is 100 today.
It’s an intensely challenging job. It’s a deeply rewarding job. It’s an absolutely critical job that not just anyone can do. But it does not get a lot of recognition.
For its impact on the Alexandria, Minn., area, the Ecumen Bethany Community will receive the 2014 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) Award from the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. See the Echo Press’s story: Ecumen Bethany Receives 2014 BIAD Award
How to plan and pay for long-term care — including assisted living, memory care, nursing home and at-home care — is one of the most daunting challenges the United States now faces. Ecumen CEO Kathryn Roberts is leading a national task force looking for a solution. Roberts maps out seven possible pathways to frame the complex debate along a continuum of public and private approaches.
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Ecumen honors Ethelyde “Toni” Rasmusson, a resident at Ecumen of Litchfield, who is 101 today.
The 50-year history of Ecumen Detroit Lakes is a compelling story of transformation from nursing home to state-of-the-art community health care hub. Detroit Lakes Online tells the story of how in 1964 a community in dire need of a long-term care center pulled together, going door-to-door to raise the money. Now, a half century later, Ecumen Detroit Lakes is evolving into a national model for rural healthcare delivery. On June 20, Detroit Lakes will celebrate this story of civic involvement as it prepares for the next 50 years with the opening of the new Ecumen care center this fall.
Ecumen Parmly LifePointes’ 19th Annual “Swingin’ for Parmly” golf tournament will take place on June 19 at Chisago Lakes Golf Course.
Ecumen wishes a happy birthday to Albert Volk, who is 100 today. He is a resident of Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minn.