Date: Oct 2nd, 2014 9:38am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen, the City of Apple Valley, Minn., and national and international business partners, have been working for the past two years on the issue of how to make communities more age friendly.

Date: Oct 1st, 2014 9:34am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Don and Wanda Nordlie, residents of Ecumen of Litchfield, were at the battle of Iwo Jima almost 70 years ago.  He was a Marine sergeant, and she was a nurse.

Two other Litchfield men, Roger Tipka, U. S. Army, and Stan Mortenson, U.S. Navy, also were there.

Date: Sep 30th, 2014 9:55am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Meet Elsie Williams, the youngest, sweetest and cutest volunteer at Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood.

Date: Sep 29th, 2014 5:30pm
Author: Jennifer Severson

In case you missed out on some of last week's Changing Aging blog posts, here are the stories Ecumen's online visitors found most interesting:

Date: Sep 29th, 2014 11:22am
Author: Ecumen Communications now offers a simple way to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop — at no cost to you.

Date: Sep 29th, 2014 8:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

How does a city actually become “age friendly” to create competitive advantage amidst unprecedented demographic change?

Date: Sep 26th, 2014 9:00am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Gold Star Mother Adeline Carlson, a resident of Ecumen Detroit Lakes, remembers that Sunday morning 46 years ago when a serviceman came to her door to tell her that her son Donald had died in the line of duty.

Date: Sep 24th, 2014 10:00am
Author: Ben Taylor

Dedicated volunteers by the hundreds routinely help out at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes in Chisago City, Minn., and last week the community honored them for their service with a lunch and award ceremony.

Date: Sep 23rd, 2014 10:46am
Author: Ben Taylor

Pearl Shoquist Nelson, a resident at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes in Chicago City, turns 103 today.  She might celebrate a little, but mostly it will be like any other day.  You can bet she will be busy all day.

Date: Sep 22nd, 2014 6:00pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen Regional Director Paul Libbon has been named to the Aging Services of Minnesota Board of Directors as a director at large for a three-year term.