News Archive

Ecumen Connects is New Senior Housing Social Media Community

Date
Jan 20th, 2011

Facebook isn't for everyone, but social media increasingly is.  Ecumen Connects is a new resource our customers are using.

Ecumen Developing Senior Housing in Memphis as Part of Intergenerational Community

Date
Jan 21st, 2011

Ecumen embarks on senior housing development as part of intergenerational community in Memphis, Tennessee.

New Senior Housing Developed By Ecumen Receives LEED Certification

Date
Feb 8th, 2011

Ecumen senior housing development in Northern Minnesota receives LEED Certification.

Ecumen Named "Best Place to Work" by Minnesota Monthly

Date
Feb 8th, 2011

Ecumen Named a Best Place to Work by Minnesota Monthly.

Ecumen Centennial House Receives "Best Assisted Living" Award from Apple Valley Newspaper

Date
Feb 11th, 2011

Ecumen Centennial House named "Best Assisted Living" in Apple Valley Readers Choice awards.

Ecumen Lakeview Commons Customers Share A Unique Love Story with Minneapolis Star Tribune

Date
Feb 15th, 2011

Every love story is unique, especially in today's new old age.  Ecumen Lakeview Commons customers share theirs.

Ecumen Initiative Reducing Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes Featured in New York Times

Date
Feb 15th, 2011

The New York Times covers Ecumen Awakenings initiative to reduce antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes and find the right medication balance for patients with Alzheimer's and dementia.

Ecumen of Litchfield Launches New Web Site Showing Senior Services in Litchfield, Minnesota

Date
Feb 18th, 2011

Ecumen of Litchfield has launched a new website, which details independent livingassisted living, nursing home, transportation and other services that it provides in Litchfield, Minnesota.

Ecumen Centennial House Launches New Website About Senior Housing and Services it Offers in Apple Valley

Date
Feb 18th, 2011

Ecumen Centennial House, located in Apple Valley, Minn., has launched a new website.  It provides infomation on the assisted living and memory care services it provides in Apple Valley.  Ecumen also provides at-home services in people's own homes.

Ecumen Discusses Intentional Multi Generational Communities and the Evolution of Senior Living

Date
Feb 28th, 2011

With the "Silver Tsunami" barreling forward, Ecumen is exploring new ways to meet the needs of aging baby boomers.

Ecumen currently offers a wide array of independent living and assisted living are options, and we're adding choices for seniors who want to remain engaged in the larger community. It's called "aging in community," and increasingly, data shows it's what people want.

Apple Valley Addition of Senior Housing in its Central Village a Smart Move

Date
Mar 1st, 2011

Smart move and smart development by City of Apple Valley to embrace aging and senior housing that includes independent living, assisted living and memory care as part of their vision.

Ecumen Lakeshore Family Shares Alzheimer's Story

Date
Mar 4th, 2011

An Ecumen Lakeshore family shares their Alzheimer's story.

Drug-Free Alzheimer's Care at Ecumen Discussed in this Picker Report Interview

Date
Mar 4th, 2011

A disussion between Mick Finn, leader of Ecumen's operations, and Dr. Bill Thomas, noted physician and author.

Ecumen Alzheimer's Care Story at Bayshore Health Center Airs on KBJR-TV in Duluth

Date
Apr 5th, 2011

Ecumen's Awakenings initiaitve at Ecumen Bayshore is the subject of this story.

Ecumen Awakenings Program Featured in Minnesota Health Care News Magazine

Date
Apr 21st, 2011

Ecumen nursing leader discusses Ecumen's Awakenings initiative to reduce antipsychotic medications among residents living with the challenges of Alzheimer's Disease.

Duluth News Tribune Features Ecumen Alzheimer's Initiative to Reduce Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes

Date
Apr 21st, 2011

Ecumen's Awakenings Initiative for Alzheimer's care is featured in the Duluth News Tribune.

Ecumen Authoring Aging and Innovation Blog at Star Tribune.com

Date
May 3rd, 2011

Ecumen is now writing about changing aging at Star Tribune.com.

Nonprofit Dynamo Kathryn Roberts Drives Tech Innovation for the Aging

Date
May 11th, 2011

Neat story on Ecumen CEO Kathryn Roberts' vision on connecting technology and aging.