Top 5 Blog Posts — September 6, 2016

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

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. 

Ecumen Bethany Community Makes Lake More Accessible
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., sits on Lake Winona, and now residents, families and their guests have much easier access to the waterfront.

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging's "Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease" guide will help you learn about and cope with the changes and challenges of caring for someone living with the disease.  

Ecumen Lakeview Commons Artists Weave a Tapestry of Smiles   
A weaving class at Ecumen Lakeview Commons exceeded all expectations.

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