Top 5 Blog Posts — April 20

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

Kelly and Shelby: A Transcendent Friendship at Ecumen Pathstone Living
Despite almost 60 years difference in their ages, Kelly and Shelby are kindred spirits with an abiding friendship.

Kylie Johnson’s Astounding Feat at Ecumen Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes
Kylie Johnson, the Housing Manager at Ecumen Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes, braced herself.  The government auditor has just finished an extensive examination and was ready to report. The results were astonishing.

WCCO: At 108, Dedicated Twins Fan is Young at Heart
Many of the Minnesota Twins most dedicated fans were at Target Field for the opening home game Monday. But there’s one very special fan who watched from her home in Clarksfield. Angela Davis introduces us to a woman who’s been cheering for the Twins for more than 80 seasons.

Ecumen-Managed ‘The Classic at Hillcrest Greens’ in Altoona, Wisconsin To Open in Early July  
Construction of The Classic at Hillcrest Greens in Altoona, Wisc., is well underway, and the new senior living community managed by Ecumen plans to open in early July. The new community, located at 2455 Sawgrass Place in Altoona, includes 99 rental apartments for people 62 and older — 63 designated for independent or assisted living residents and 36 for memory care residents.

Ecumen Home Care Director Frances Fernandez Brings Her Mission to Minnesota
Frances Fernandez, the director of Ecumen Home Care Twin Cities, is a woman on a mission. Always has been. That’s how she came to Minnesota, just in time for winter, after living most of her life between Puerto Rico and Florida.  When she moved here last August, people would look at her incredulously and ask: “Why?” For Frances the decision was easy because she’s motivated by mission, not weather.

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