Date: Oct 16th, 2014 2:27pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Imagine those weeks leading up to the decision that you need to go live in a nursing home.  Everybody is telling all the things you can’t do.  You can’t live alone.  You can’t drive anymore.  You can’t live without taking this or that medication.  “Can’t” and “don’t”

Date: Oct 13th, 2014 3:59pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Common Good Breakfast series event on October 30th in Minneapolis to look at "Navigating The Senior Bubble."

Date: Oct 13th, 2014 10:33am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen honors Lillian Oberg, who is 104 and the oldest resident at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn.

Date: Oct 10th, 2014 10:30am
Author: Jennifer Severson

Glen Campbell is a music legend, winner of the Grammy for Lifetime Achievement and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. He also has Alzheimer's.

Date: Oct 10th, 2014 8:00am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen is once again teaming up with Edward Rose & Sons, a Michigan real estate developer, on a new senior living community in Clinton Township, Mich., northeast of Detroit. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is today.

Date: Oct 9th, 2014 1:14pm
Author: Ben Taylor

In his 35 years at Ecumen, Chuck Zimmerman has done his part in changing aging, presiding over countless transformations in senior care.  All that experience makes him certain of one thing: there are plenty more changes to come.

Date: Oct 8th, 2014 1:43pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Doug Mehlhaff’s job description is about caretaking rather than caregiving.  But lately it’s hard to make the distinction.

Date: Oct 6th, 2014 1:29pm
Author: Jennifer Severson

Baby Elsie, our youngest volunteer, topped Ecumen's list of most popular blog posts last week. In case you missed out, here are the stories our online visitors found most interesting.

Date: Oct 3rd, 2014 10:25am
Author: Ecumen Communications

In today’s Mankato Free Press, Jessica Bies reports on Ecumen’s initiative to address the critical shortage of nurses being trained to care for Minnesota’s

Date: Oct 2nd, 2014 3:43pm
Author: Eric Schubert

If we can build railroads, airplanes and highways, our country should be able to build new, viable solutions for long-term services and supports that help millions of Americans with Alzheimer's and other long-term care needs.