Date: Mar 29th, 2014 10:00am
Author: Jim Klobuchar

The usual late afternoon snowstorm had mercifully subsided. From behind the steering wheel of my car, it was theoretically possible to make out traffic signals again and approaching cars with their headlights blazing.

Date: Mar 28th, 2014 11:56am
Author: Ecumen Communications

In today’s Duluth News Tribune, reporter John Lundy gives a sensitive and compelling account of how Awakenings works to calm dementia without drugs.  Shelley Matthes, RN, Ec

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Date: Mar 27th, 2014 3:00pm
Author: Ben Taylor

New Ulm, Minn., 18 years ago:  The bus from the nursing home moves through the below-zero snowy prairie to the clinic where a freshly minted young doctor has just started practicing.  The bus attendant unloads the elderly patients in their wheel chai

Date: Mar 26th, 2014 10:09am
Author: Ecumen Communications

 In a recent Opinuendo column the St.

Date: Mar 25th, 2014 9:48am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem was never one to hide her age.  Today she turns 80, and by all accounts she is more effective than ever.  She has stood against ageism by the way she lives her life— openly embracing every milestone.  Learn why

Date: Mar 21st, 2014 2:05pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen received national recognition as winner of the LeadingAge Excellence in Dementia Care Award presented March 17 at the Great Minds Gala in Washington, D.C.

Date: Mar 20th, 2014 4:43pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Everybody wants to know Verna Bloom’s secret.  She’ll tell you being 104 years old “surprises” her because she has “no secret of any kind.” 

Date: Mar 19th, 2014 11:17am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Baby boomers hitting retirement age are anything but retiring.  Fitter and more active than their parents, members of this generation are returning to their youthful wanderlust.

Date: Mar 18th, 2014 11:38am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ashley and Shannon Campbell, children of legendary country music singer Glen Campbell, gave a stunning performance to cap last night's Great Minds Gala in Washington, D.C.

Date: Mar 17th, 2014 11:43am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen Awakenings™ is in the national spotlight as the recipient of the Excellence in Dementia Care award from LeadingAge, a national association of nonprofit aging services providers.