Top 5 Blog Posts — December 21

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

Eight New Ecumen Awakenings Trainers Certified
Eight Ecumen employees have been certified as Ecumen Awakenings facilitators with qualifications to train other employees in the Awakenings approach to dementia care.

2015 Gift Guide for Seniors
If you are looking for last-minute gifts for the seniors in your life, look no further. has put together a list of practical gifts that seniors are sure to enjoy, categorized by price.

Ecumen Names Sarah Hernandez Director of Development
Sarah Hernandez has been named Director of Development in the Ecumen Philanthropy Department.

Is It a Cold or the Flu?
With colder weather comes the wave of sickness. Being proactive about the flu season is especially important for individuals involved with the direct care of seniors. The flu and cold symptoms are similar, and the Cleveland Clinic has put together a guide to tell the difference.

Ecumen and Luther Seminary Sign Land Deal for Senior Housing in St. Paul’s St. Anthony Park Area  

Luther Seminary, located in the St. Anthony Park area of St. Paul, Minn., has signed a land purchase agreement with Ecumen for a parcel of land where Ecumen plans to build a senior housing cooperative. The site is on 1.6 acres at the southeast edge of the seminary’s campus near the corner of West Luther Place and Como Avenue. The three-story building will include approximately 50 units and underground parking.

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