Date: Apr 11th, 2014 2:40pm
Author: Ben Taylor

You might think the life of an activity director at a senior community is all fun and games — not something that would come under the lens of government regulation.  But it does, and those professionals who help residents find fun and joy in their lives are now scram

Date: Apr 10th, 2014 4:08pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

What does a doctor do when she’s treating patients with a disease like Alzheimer’s that has no cure?  Dr.

Date: Apr 9th, 2014 2:32pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Do you receive Ecumen’s Changing Aging News?  It’s a monthly email newsletter highlighting thought-provoking information true to our vision of “a world in which aging is viewed and understood in radically different ways.”  And it summarizes the most significant news

Date: Apr 8th, 2014 11:28am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen is honored by the generous support of private donors, corporations and foundations.

Date: Apr 7th, 2014 12:22pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

A Star Tribune lead editorial on April 5, 2014, said Ecumen Awakenings dementia care program is “effective and compassionate” and “should become the standard of care across the nation as baby

Date: Apr 4th, 2014 2:39pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Sometimes a good talk with someone who understands helps relieve the stress of caregiving.  In fact, that is the basis of most support groups. 

Date: Apr 3rd, 2014 4:34pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen Detroit Lakes is among 12 Minnesota organizations receiving grants through ACT on Alzheimer’s to help create more dementia-friendly communities.

Date: Apr 2nd, 2014 4:42pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Thinking about an assisted living for yourself or a loved one?  It’s a major decision requiring lots of due diligence. We take pride in helping you find the right solution for you, regardless of whether you chose one of our communities. 

Date: Apr 1st, 2014 5:09pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

The Vital Aging Network, a nonprofit helping people 50+ live connected and vital lives, will host a Mayday Celebration May 1, 2014, to welcome spring with cool jazz, socializing and a silent auction.

Date: Mar 31st, 2014 10:02am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Matt Schons, who works as a cook for the food service at Ecumen-managed Colonial Manor Balaton in Balaton, Minn., ran into a burning house after a gas explosion and saved the life of a two-year-old girl in September 2012.  Last week, he was awarded the Carnegie Medal