Top 5 Blog Posts — Feb. 20, 2017

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

Wednesdays with Genny, Ecumen Hospice Volunteer
Hospice volunteers know a secret. The common perception is that they do the sad work of helping people die. The truth is, they do the joyful and fulfilling work of helping people live – right to the very end. Genny Swanner of Chisago City knows the rewards of that work.

Congratulations to Pelican Valley Senior Living – Winner of the LeadingAge Minnesota Community Impact Award!
The annual LeadingAge Minnesota “Stars Among Us” awards celebrate the best of the best in senior housing and service. This year Ecumen-managed Pelican Valley Senior Living in Pelican Rapids received the Community Impact Award.

Congratulations to Grand Village's Wendy Griese — Winner of LeadingAge Minnesota's Ray Johnson Leadership in Action Award
Wendy Griese and her outstanding work at Ecumen-managed Grand Village in Grand Rapids, Minn., are detailed in this Changing Aging blog post.

Abiitan Mill City Featured in The Journal
The Journal, a newspaper serving downtown and northeast Minneapolis, last week highlighted Ecumen’s Abiitan Mill City and Smith & Porter Restaurant. Reporter Eric Best takes readers on a tour in words and pictures.

How to Protect Yourself from Health Scams
Modern technology allows for more ways than ever to fall victim to health scams. Whether it be through the internet, radio, magazines or television, scammers are becoming increasingly clever at fooling the public into thinking a scam is an honest advertisement.

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