Top 5 Blog Posts — Feb. 13, 2017

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

Why Calling Older Adults ‘Sweetie’ or ‘Honey’ Is Ageist
Using pet names and child-like vocabulary with older adults is one of the most common ageist behaviors by well-meaning people. 

3 Hot New Superfoods for 2017
With each new year come fresh discoveries and trends for the latest superfoods. A study from the Journal of Medicinal Foods suggests one food could help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

Smith & Porter, New Restaurant at Abiitan Mill City, Now Open
Smith & Porter, a New American restaurant with a casual atmosphere, is now open in Ecumen’s new Abiitan Mill City building at 428 South 2nd St., Minneapolis. Smith & Porter will offer evening dining with contemporary entrées and small plates, vegetarian options, and a full bar with a tailored selection of wines and locally crafted spirits and beers.

Another Way To View Alzheimer’s – Without the Tragedy Narrative
A nationally renowned geriatrician takes strong exception to the common media portrayal of Alzheimer’s.

Zvago Glen Lake Co-op in Minnetonka Planning for an April 2017 Opening
A high school in Alexandria, Minn., has developed a unique program that allows students to become Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and help fill a pressing need for senior care workers.

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