Top 5 Blog Posts — September 12, 2016

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

Things You Can Do as a Long-Distance Caregiver
If you live far away from a family member or friend who needs care, here are some tips on things you can do.

Ecumen Century Club: Happy 101st Birthday Milton Leske
Ecumen honors Milton Leske, a resident of Ecumen Oaks & Pines in Hutchinson, Minn., who is 101.   

Ecumen Century Club: Happy 100th Birthday Eileen Pederson   
Ecumen honors Eileen Pederson, a resident of Ecumen Detroit Lakes, who is 100. 

Honoring Dr. John Beaumier and His Life of Giving Back 
When a young John Beaumier was trying to make his way in the world, someone was always there for him. With help from others along the way, he became a highly accomplished Mayo-trained orthopedic surgeon who loved his work and prospered. Now a resident of The Crest at Ecumen Lakeshore, John deeply believes in paying his good fortune forward. In his retirement and throughout his career, he has generously given his time, money and expertise to others who need a little help.

Honoring 50 Leaders Over 50
You’ve no doubt seen those pervasive lists that honor youthful leaders — 40 under 40 or 30 under 30. This begs the question: Is leadership solely the province of youth?  AARP Minnesota and Pollen recently joined together to launch a new program called “50 Over 50.” It recognizes and celebrates the contributions that come with age.

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