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Date: Dec 6th, 2017 11:03am
Author: Ecumen Communications

The U.S. Postal Service is now offering a stamp with a fundraising mission to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

Date: Dec 4th, 2017 10:46am
Author: Abigail Mooney

If you are searching for gifts for the seniors in your life this holiday season, look no further!

Date: Dec 1st, 2017 3:47pm
Author: Ben Taylor

For the sixth year in a row, the management team from Ecumen Meadows recently volunteered for Nobles County Christmas Basket Project – gathering donations and filling baskets for the needy. 

Date: Nov 16th, 2017 10:54am
Author: Ben Taylor

Five Ecumen owned and managed sites in Minnesota have received a “Best Nursing Home” rating by U.S. News & World Report magazine. 

Date: Nov 13th, 2017 5:01pm
Author: Ben Taylor

Finding dependable transportation is a major challenge for older adults, and a panel of experts gathered recently to discuss how innovations may help address the problem.

Date: Nov 10th, 2017 7:50am
Author: Ben Taylor

Ecumen Lakeview Commons residents gathered November 9 for a Veterans Day service to honor people like 100-year-old Madeline Allen, who sat in the front row. She served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II, at Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters....

Date: Nov 9th, 2017 5:56pm
Author: Ben Taylor

It’s been almost 75 years since Ensign Katherine Schuller was a U.S. Navy nurse caring for wounded sailors, but her memories remain vivid. “They were just boys,” she recalls. “A big population of hurt boys. And we nurses were just kids too. We called them boys, and...

Date: Nov 6th, 2017 3:41pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Ecumen employees heard the troubling statistic that “food insecurity” affects approximately one out of every ten Minnesotans -- including a large number of seniors. 

Date: Nov 5th, 2017 1:04pm
Author: Ecumen Communications

Through raindrops and dark skies the Rose Senior Living-Avon team braved the early morning elements to participate for the second year in a row at the Cleveland Clinic-Avon hospital charity 5k Run/Walk to benefit a local health clinic. 

Date: Nov 2nd, 2017 7:36am
Author: Ecumen Communications

Both professional and family caregivers tend to be committed and selfless people who put their own needs in the background in order to give the best care possible to others. A common consequence of this well-meaning dedication can be “caregiver burnout.”