Former State Rep. Robert (Bob) McFarlin, now a resident at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, was a rarity in the Minnesota Legislature. He was a bridge builder — in both his primary occupation and his political life.
The holidays can be a time of joy but also a time when adult children see changes in their aging parents that concern them. In a recent Northland’s NewsCenter story, Rita Walker, Memory Care Director at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, says calls about assisted living increase this time of the year as families visiting relatives
In case you missed out, here are the articles Ecumen's online visitors found most interesting last week: The LIfe-and-Death Experience of Ecumen Board Member Kris Linner “There is no way to explain that feeling of life leaving,” says the Rev. Kris Linner, who has spent the last 15 years doing hospice work, ministering to hundreds
The Ecumen Lakeshore Knitting Group in Duluth is using its talents to help support the Safe Haven Shelter in a joint project with the Duluth Woman’s Club. A story in the Duluth Budgeteer News tells how the knitters are using yarn provided by the Woman’s Club to create a variety of handmade gifts such as
Ecumen is developing innovative programming to bring high-quality art experiences to its senior communities in a partnership with ArtSage, a Minnesota nonprofit that connects artists and the arts with aging through training programs, consulting services and other resources
In case you missed out on one of our most popular Changing Aging blog posts, here are the stories our online visitors found most interesting last week: Ecumen and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Form Partnership to Address Rural Senior Care Shortage Ecumen Pedicab Provides New Lakeshore Ride in Duluth Ecumen New Richland Housing Manager
In case you missed out on the latest Changing Aging news, here are the blog posts our online visitors found most interesting last week – including: Dementia Care: It Doesn't Have To Be This Way, How I'm Preparing to Get Alzheimer's, Enjoying Art in Duluth, Oh That Beautiful Doll and more. Click here to read