Top 5 Blog Posts – January 19

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

Honoring Ecumen's Longest Tenured Ecumen Employee: Dawn Bolhuis, LPN, Kindhearted and Compassionate Nurse

Her shift starts at 6 a.m. Dawn Bolhuis, LPN, a long-term care nurse at Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minn., will not be late. Her residents depend on her, and, like every other morning, she can't wait to see how they are doing today. And they can't wait to see her.

Oscar Contender "Still Alice" Dramatically Captures Alzheimer's

Critics are raving about the movie "Still Alice" and Julianne Moore's compelling performance as a 50-year-old mother, wife and college professor who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. In the clip below from NBC News, the actress talks about her determination to give an accurate portrayal of the disease that affects more than five million Americans.

An Extraordinary Act of Appreciation and Generosity at Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley

On New Year's Eve, a family brought 82 sealed holiday cards to the frotn office at Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley. Their Mom and Dad live there, and they asked the office staff to hand out a card to each employee.

Ecumen Centennial House Resident Charles Hearn Went to Battel on the Silver Screen

Charles (Chuck) Hearn was a good soldier who took a few bullets over the years. He was always comfortable on the battlefield – a place where he could feel connected to the memory of his relatives who fought in the Civil War.

Ecumen Century Club: Happy 100th Birthday Eleanore Ebeling

Ecumen honors Eleanore Ebeling, who is 100.

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