So many people across Ecumen have made Ecumen Awakenings possible and are contributing to the program's learnings and growth. It is innovation that empowers and honors those with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia while underscoring our mission and vision.
In the Star Tribune’s Movers & Shakers column today, Ecumen VP of Philanthropy Judy Blaseg talks about how Ecumen’s mission and her personal experience drew her to applying her fundraising skills to
The December issue of
Ecumen Quality Improvement Nurse Maria Reyes learned valuable lessons taking care of her grandmother
One way that pharmaceutical companies could be extremely helpful in helping the world change its dementia care for the better is to help highlight when not to use antipsychotics and to support a national campaign on more holistic, integrated dementia care. A small portion of that $2.2 billion settlement could go a long way in that effort. Until we have a cure, we must provide the absolute best care.
By Jim Gross, Executive Director, Ecumen in Owatonna
Stevens Square Foundation of Minneapolis awarded Ecumen a $25,000 grant to expand the reach of the Ecumen Awakenings program during a ceremony at the foundation’s annual meeting October 11, 2013.
Care team members are a critical link in helping identify delirium, which is often confused for dementia.
Ecumen Trustee Olivia Mastry is speaking at Alzheimer Europe about Act on Alzheimer’s, which is a very cool Minnesota effort that fosters collective ownership and accountability in preparing Minnesota for the personal, social and budgetary impacts of Alzheimer’s dise
Here are 10 characteristics we look for when hiring an outstanding Alzheimer's care professional at Ecumen - what would you add to this list?