Top 5 Blog Posts — Feb. 6, 2017

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

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.

Ecumen North Branch Receives Dignity Quilts
The Piecemakers Quilt Guild donated “dignity quilts” to Ecumen North Branch. These quilts, funded by a Thrivent Action Team grant and handmade by the members, are made to cover the bodies of residents while leaving the senior community after they have passed. 

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.

If a Family Member Has Alzheimer's Disease, Will I Have It, Too?
An infographic to help you better understand Alzheimer’s genetics. 

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