Top 5 Blog Posts —October 12

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

Ecumen Century Club: Happy 105th Birthday Lillian Oberg
Ecumen honors Lillian Oberg, who just celebrated her 105th birthday. She is the oldest resident at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn.

Ecumen Parmly LifePointes Moves and Shakes and Smiles
About 150 people — residents, families, staff and community members — gathered at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes in Chisago City, Minn., to celebrate Active Aging Week. “Movement is so good for our bodies and minds,” celebrity fitness trainer Chris Freytag told the participants.  “And any movement counts. The best movement ever is a smile.”

A Walk Through Time with Dr. John Sanford and Dr. Julie Moller at Ecumen Lakeshore 
Today, like every day, Doctors Sanford and Moller are making their rounds at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth.  It’s been a few years since they practiced medicine, but their regular walks through the rehabilitation unit and around the campus are a reassuring ritual.

Ecumen Names Two New Business Development Directors
Ecumen has named two new Business Development Directors as the company rapidly expands its housing portfolio. Anne Stanfield, formerly of Target, and Mark Lucas, formerly of Brighton Development and the Platinum Group, have joined Ecumen as it expands its owned and managed communities, redesigns and repositions some existing sites and pursues new ventures such as cooperative senior housing.

Sales Office Now Open for Zvago Glen Lake Co-op in Minnetonka
Zvago Glen Lake Cooperative, a new senior housing co-op planned for the north shore of Glen Lake in Minnetonka, has opened a sales office and showroom in walking distance from the site.

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