Top 5 Blog Posts — December 7

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

Clarkfield Care Center Residents Angeline Lee, 109, and Eunice Anderson, 104, Share Nov. 30 Birthdays
Angeline Lee and Eunice Anderson, who live at Ecumen-managed Clarkfield Care Center, have a Nov. 30 birthday in common and also share extraordinary longevity.  They just celebrated 213 years of living.

Ecumen Hospice Team Honors a Client’s Last Wish in a Heartfelt Singing Goodbye
Hazel Erickson was in hospice and had meticulously made all her funeral plans, including a wish to have someone sing at her service.  But she hadn’t selected who that would be. Her hospice team came up with a solution they are pretty sure Hazel would have liked.

7 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors
With the winter weather hitting full-force in the Midwest, taking extra caution is important for all ages — especially for seniors. Here are some safety tips.

Ecumen’s Seth Kalhagen Wants To Change Your Perception of Hospice
Before Seth Kalhagen got into hospice work, he was a missionary.  As it turns out, that was good training.  A missionary spirit comes in handy when dealing with a subject people are hesitant to talk about and often misunderstand.

Ecumen’s Abiitan Mill City Gets AIA Award for Innovative Age-Friendly Design
Abiitan Mill City and Mill City Quarter Apartments, now under construction in downtown Minneapolis, have received a Special Recognition Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for innovative age-friendly design.

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