Top 5 Blog Posts — May 1, 2017

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

Ecumen Detroit Lakes Couple Dies Hours Apart After 64 Years Together
For the past 64 years, John and Anne Alexander were virtually inseparable. Within hours of each other, they died together last week at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, where they both were receiving care.

In Praise of Meals on Wheels: Food and Fellowship for Housebound Seniors
Stacy Hanley, Ecumen Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, is a passionate advocate of Meals on Wheels, one of the most popular volunteer activities of Ecumen employees.

Eat Like You Have Diabetes
U.S. Senate Chef Daniel Thomas believes that everyone should eat like they have diabetes. He offers five easy tips for making healthier choices.

Diversity and Inclusion Learning Event: Understanding the Hispanic and Latino People
Victoria Amaris, an anthropologist who specializes in cross-cultural communication, recently gave Ecumen employees an overview of the challenges and issues faced by Hispanic and Latino people and discussed common misconceptions she regularly encounters. The diversity among Hispanics and Latinos is not well understood, she said. “We come in all colors. We are of all races. We are an ethnicity – not a race.”

Ecumen's 2016 Philanthropy Report to the Community
Ecumen is honored by the generous support of private donors, corporations and foundations. Your generosity makes life better for the thousands of older adults that we serve through innovative and high quality care. With your support, we are stronger.  

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