Top 5 Blog Posts —June 1

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

Ground Is Broken and Construction Begins on Ecumen’s Abiitan Mill City in Downtown Minneapolis
Ecumen and Eagle Iron Partners hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking May 19, 2015, for their new development in the Mill District of Minneapolis, and construction has begun.

6 Things Caregivers Must Do While There's Still Time
Elder law attorney Stuart Furman offers six suggestions to help prepare for some of the most common stressful situations that can occur during elder care. 

Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood: Chuck McKiernan Gives His Fellow Residents the Gift of Exercise
Chuck McKiernan, a resident at Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood, is done with treadmills.  He stills has the scars where he fell off one.  But when his good friend Millie did a treadmill face plant and sustained serious injury, that put him over the edge.  Chuck exercised his checkbook and bought a $6,500 NuStep recumbent cross trainer, which he donated to Seasons at Maplewood.

Award-Winning Ecumen Communities Recognized at Leadership Meeting
Ecumen sites with outstanding achievements in 2014 were recognized at a presentation ceremony at the 2015 Leadership Meeting held on May 7, in Saint Cloud, Minn. The three areas of award recognition were financial results, customer satisfaction and employee satisfaction.        

Aging and Financial Decline: Warning Signs and What To Do
Financial problems among seniors are common, and prominent geriatrician Dr. Leslie Kernisan, has written a comprehensive post to help you recognize and deal with declining financial abilities, including what can be done medically to help cope.

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