Top 5 Blog Posts — April 11, 2017

Did you miss last week's most-read Changing Aging blog posts? Ecumen's online visitors found these articles most interesting:

Rose Senior Living-Avon Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony
Rose Senior Living-Avon, a new senior living community adjacent to the Richard E. Jacobs Health Campus in Avon at 33200 Health Campus Blvd., hosted a gala ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house March 31.

Diversity and Inclusion Learning Event: Understanding the Hispanic and Latino People
Victoria Amaris, an anthropologist who specializes in cross-cultural communication, recently gave Ecumen employees an overview of the challenges and issues faced by Hispanic and Latino people and discussed common misconceptions she regularly encounters. The diversity among Hispanics and Latinos is not well understood, she said. “We come in all colors. We are of all races. We are an ethnicity – not a race.”

Feel Down? Get Up—Emotional Benefits of Exercise
Though cleaning up the house may be the first thing that comes to mind when hearing “spring cleaning,” a recent article written by Shelley Emling for AARP urges readers to try and “spring-clean” their minds as well.

107-Year-Old Verna Bloom Reveals Her Secret To Longevity
Meet Verna Bloom, who lives at Ecumen-managed Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park, Minn. She has lived through eight major U.S. wars, watched 19 presidents come and go, and experienced the rise of radio, television and the internet. 

Honoring Ecumen’s Social Workers — The Resourceful Problem-Solvers in Senior Care
Social workers are the pathfinders of senior care.  They get answers, connect dots, navigate through uncertainty and, most of all, solve problems.  They are the expert professionals who make sure residents get the quality care they need.  

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