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Stay up to date with Ecumen Detroit Lakes.

For more information, please call us at 218-847-4486 or click here to contact us online.

EcuFest

August 17, 2017

Check out our latest event!

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180 Balance Classes

August 8, 2017

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Please see the schedule at www.180balance.com/classes as we get closer to the date.

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Detroit Lakes Blood Drive

August 8, 2017

Give blood and you could win a motorcycle! 

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Age With Knowledge Seminar: Creating Better Lives, One Memory at a Time

July 18, 2017

If you or your family worry about memory issues, this seminar will help you learn where to start including diagnosis, working with healthcare professionals  and supportive resources to help.  Speakers are Kendra Lund, LSW, Alzheimer’s Assoc. of Fergus Falls; Tammi Fuchs, CNP, Essentia Health St. Mary’s’ & Janae Becker, OTR/L, Essentia Health St. Mary’s. 

  • The Seminar is FREE. 
  • Wednesday, July 19, 12-1pm, St. Mary’s EMS Conf.  Room. 

Employee Yearly Anniversaries

July 14, 2017

Congrats Lindsay Bozovsky for 2 Years of Service to Ecumen Detroit Lakes Home Care! You are the BEST Clinical Home Care RN and we appreciate you so much! You're easy to work for and with and are so compassionate and understanding. You're a real people person.You're also a fun person and a real Team Player. Thanks for all that you do Lindsay for overseeing the Home Care that we deliver to the homes of people all over our local area, so that these folks can remain living independently, and stay in their homes. Certificate and chamber bucks presented by Ashley McNally.

Congrats to Alexa Herfindahl for 1 Year of Service to Ecumen Detroit Lakes Home Care and also The Cottage. Alexa is a PRN RA, who works all shifts for us. We greatly appreciate her willingness to be flexible with her schedule. Alexa also attends shcool at Bemidji State. Thanks Alexa for all you do. It's been a pleasure having you onboard and we hope you have also enjoyed working at Ecumen Detroit Lakes. Chamber Bucks and Certificate presented by Housing Director, Ashley McNally.

Making Life Better For Gene & Sharon

July 14, 2017

All of our staff at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, especially Transitional (TCU) & Rehab Care Staff, would like to wish Gene Hill & his wife Sharon, the best of luck as Gene returns home from his short stay here at Ecumen Detroit Lakes TCU. Gene & Sharon have both asked me to thank everyone and to say, that they have been very pleased with..., the FOOD, which is the first thing Gene received when he arrived and at the top of his list of what makes a place good. A delicious hot meal. We always say that meals are the centerpiece of our day here at Ecumen Detroit Lakes. Both Gene & Sharon also commented on the wonderful care and great therapy Gene received from our staff. "It's a beautiful place, kept so clean and so nice, and really good care, and friendly, fun, well trained, empathetic and compassionate staff. We've enjoyed the staff and appreciated them for all that they have done." Staff have joked with Gene about his "orange" mustang, and laughed about the stories Gene & Sharon told about Sharon's driving. Many commented on the sweet nice and upbeat guy Gene is. And how kind and sweet Sharon is. Sharon jokes and says, "There's another side to Gene." And they all break out in laughter. Gene & Sharon are such a great couple and have a very loving supportive kids who have visited daily. Gene will return home stronger and healthier, thanks to our wonderful staff and our top notch therapy department. It is a win win for everyone. We hope we made life better for both Gene & Sharon, and there is no doubt, they made life better for us at Ecumen Detroit Lakes.

The Madison Openings Now!

June 20, 2017

The Cottage Opening's Now!

April 21, 2017

Being Mortal

April 21, 2017

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The Madison Openings Now!

March 29, 2017

Ecumen Detroit Lakes Featured Artist

March 3, 2017
I'm an artist living in the in the city of Fargo, North Dakota, where creators shout “makers gonna make” and huddle around good coffee in the winter.

As an illustrator that focuses on visual storytelling, I make stories come alive with the use of fun characters and natural elements. I'm from a small town in north MN where lakes around every corner in trees are plentiful. I'm inspired by nature ...in my work and always seek to portray rich narrative in the stories that I Illustrate. Much of my work can be seen in children's books, novels, magazines, advertisement, and even places you wouldn't expect. My creative career keeps me on my feet, ever growing and eager to explore.

As we say in Fargo, “Makers Gonna Make!

Find out more on my site! https://www.facebook.com/McCalJoy/ 
Ecumen Detroit Lakes is gratefull and exited to be showcasing several pieces of McCal Joy's art on our artwall!
Stop by anytime to see her beautiful work!

412 Lakes Area Women 360

November 2, 2016

Ecumen Community Specialist, Sandy Lia and resident Marie Lundberg are featured!

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Women 360 Magazine

Lundmark Takes Reins at Ecumen Detroit Lakes; Green Moves Up to Regional Post

September 26, 2016

Pool Classes

September 12, 2016

 LIVE to Be Healthy! Join our "warm" water Pool Classes! Monday-Wednesday-Friday 11 A.M.- 12 Noon. Call today to register or receive a complimentary session!  Call Sandy Lia @ 218-844-8340 or email sandy at sandylia@ecumen.org

Job Openings!

September 9, 2016

Ecumen Detroit Lakes Opens Its New Rehab Unit

December 4, 2015

Ecumen Detroit Lakes has opened its new state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapy unit.

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Fifty Years of Transformation at Ecumen Detroit Lakes

December 4, 2015

The 50-year history of Ecumen Detroit Lakes is a compelling story of transformation from nursing home to state-of-the-art community health care hub.

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Ecumen Detroit Lakes to Celebrate New Wellness Center At May 6 Grand Opening

December 4, 2015

Ecumen Detroit Lakes will host an open house Wednesday, May 6, 2015, from 3 to 6 p.m., to celebrate the grand opening of its new Transitional Care Unit and Rehabilitation Center.

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Ecumen Detroit Lakes Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Wellness Center

December 4, 2015

Almost two years and $12 million later, Ecumen Detroit Lakes last week celebrated the grand opening of its new Transitional Care Unit and Rehabilitation Center.

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Adeline Carlson, a Gold Star Mother Living at Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Remembers That Day — Always

December 4, 2015

Adeline Carlson, a resident of Ecumen Detroit Lakes, remembers that Sunday morning 46 years ago when a serviceman came to her door to tell her that her son Donald had died in the line of duty.

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Kylie Johnson’s Astounding Feat at Ecumen Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes

December 4, 2015

Kylie Johnson, the Housing Manager at Ecumen Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes, braced herself.  The government auditor has just finished an extensive examination and was ready to report.

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Award-Winning Ecumen Communities Recognized at Leadership Meeting

December 4, 2015

Ecumen sites with outstanding achievements in 2014 were recognized at a presentation ceremony at the 2015 Leadership Meeting held on May 7, in Saint Cloud, Minn. The three areas of award recognition were financial results, customer satisfaction and employee satisfaction. 

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