In 1986 Jim Klobuchar was a finalist in NASA’s projected Journalist in Space flight. Shortly before the candidates were to enter a training regimen in Houston, where NASA would make its choice, the program was canceled in the wake of the fatal accident of the shuttle Challenger. One of his qualifications for the flight was his prior experience as a licensed pilot. In a few days he plans a reunion with the light plane he flew then—and an unforgettable hour with his dad. Happy Fathers Day to all Fathers out there.
Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Dennis Johnson, Ecumen's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, to the Veterans Health Care Advisory Council. Another honor for Mr. Johnson -- and Ecumen -- as he was also recently recognized as one of the Twin Cities' top CFOs by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
Baby Boomer have been a topic of conversation since – well, since they were born. By sheer numbers alone, they’ve been trend-setters and change agents, and now they’ve taken to technology and social media like teenagers.
Jim Klobuchar writes about an election night dilemma.
At Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., residents recently enjoyed getting "glammed-up" for a professional photo shoot.
Ecumen recently honored Ben Jenum as our Volunteer of the Year. Mr. Jenum is a dedicated, charming, and caring volunteer at Ecumen Oaks & Pines in Hutchinson, Minn. AND, he's not your typical senior living community volunteer...
How to innovate in the aging space and beyond?
New white paper looks at innovation in senior living.
Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley customer shares story of her partnership and friendship with her dog Bali and how it empowers independent living.
Ecumen blogger Jim Klobuchar, who has seen a great deal of great quarterbacks, shares thoughts on Tim Tebow.