Dr. G. Allen Power, a pioneer in dementia care, has just published a new book challenging most of the conventional wisdom about caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Ecumen Awakenings™ once again received national attention for its innovative approach to dementia care.
Around Minnesota and Wisconsin, you will be seeing more businesses posting a new window cling with a purple angel symbol and this message: “We are a Dementia Friendly Business.”
Mirzeta Huskic is a warm-hearted warrior in the day-to-day battle against dementia. She shares her challenges and joy.
The moving documentary, "Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me" tells the story of the Grammy Award-winning artist's battle with Alzheimer's and his farewell tour. The movie is in theaters in Minnesota, Missouri and Alabama today, Friday, October 31.
Senior Housing News (SHN), the leading source for news and information about the senior housing industry, recently highlighted the Ecumen Awakenings™ approach to dementia care that focuses on reducing the inappropriate u
Dr. John Brose, a Minneapolis psychologist and consultant to Ecumen, is nationally renowned for his pioneering efforts to make life better for the elderly and disabled. Experiences early in his career moved him to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. Here is his compelling story...
The Mankato Free Press in Mankato, Minn., writes about the expansion of Ecumen Awakenings to assisted living at this link.
Ecumen has been awarded a $265,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to fund expansion of its nationally recognized Ecumen Awakenings™ dementia care program into its assisted living communities. The care program emphasizes managing Alzheime
Ecumen is proud to be a partner in the important work of reducing the use of unnecessary antipsychotic drugs in all Minnesota nursing homes.