Top 5 Blog Posts — June 12, 2017

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

Minnesota Good Age Features Abiitan Mill City
Minnesota Good Age, a magazine for Minnesotans 50 and older, features Abiitan Mill City in its June issue. See “In the heart of the city” by Sarah Jackson for an overview of Abiitan and its amenities.

Dr. John Brose on Dementia Care: It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way
It doesn’t have to be this way is the mantra that would come to define Dr. John Brose’s career as a behavioral psychologist, nationally renowned as a pioneer in speaking up for people who have lost the ability to speak for themselves.

A Tribute to Vickie Thompson’s Nearly 40 Years of Service at Pelican Valley Senior Living
When Vickie Thompson attended her first meeting of the Pelican Valley Health Center Hospital District Board of Directors in August,1993, it seemed hard to believe that she’d still be going at it a little over 300 meetings later.

Minnetonka Mayor Praises Zvago Glen Lake Cooperative at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Members of Zvago Glen Lake Cooperative in Minnetonka celebrated their new community with a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony May 23, 2017. The group gathered on their deck overlooking the north shore of Glen Lake – on the spot where they held a soil-melding ceremony a year ago. 

What Does Old Look Like?
That question was posed to millennials by #DisruptAging, an AARP initiative to combat ageism. The millennials answers were recorded and then they were introduced to some real “old” people. Watch the slaying of stereotypes and the changing of attitudes.

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