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Top 5 Blog Posts — February 29, 2016
Date: Feb 29th, 2016 12:14pm

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Ecumen Communications

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

Revisiting the Rescued Ecumen Coyote
It’s been a month and half since Ecumen Home Office employees and Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputies went to great lengths to save an emaciated coyote from freezing to death and sent her to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota (WRC) for treatment.  Here’s an update on how she’s doing.

85-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Her Birthday with Snow Angels
An 85-year-old woman's joy while making a snow angel has put smiles on the faces of over one million viewers.

Star Tribune Columnist Gail Rosenblum Has “The Talk” With Her Aging Mother
Star Tribune Columnist Gail Rosenblum frequently writes about aging and encourages adult children to ask their parents the tough questions about growing older and being less independent.  Recently she found out firsthand how tough starting that conversation is.

Ecumen Bethany Nurse Awarded First Ecumen Scholars Hiring/Retention Incentive Program Payout
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria recently handed out the first award through its Ecumen Scholars program. The program is a workforce development partnership between Ecumen and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) to help address a shortage of senior care nurses in rural areas.

Ecumen Detroit Lakes Wins Design Award for Its New Wellness Center
Ecumen Detroit Lakes won a “Best in Show” SAGE Design Award for its new Transitional Care Unit and Rehabilitation Center that opened earlier this year.

You can read these articles and more at www.ecumen.org

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