Top 5 Blog Posts — April 4, 2017

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

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.  

Ecumen Regional Operations Directors Libbon and Barness Go To Washington To Oppose the American Health Care Act
Ecumen Regional Operations Directors Paul Libbon and Craig Barness joined a delegation of LeadingAge Minnesota members on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, recently to meet with the Minnesota congressional delegation to voice concerns about the impact of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on seniors and their caregivers.

Spring-Clean Your Mind
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.

Ecumen Century Club: Happy 100th Birthday Floyd Skinner
Ecumen honors Floyd Skinner, a resident of Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley, who is 100. 

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