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White honored as district caregiver of year


LITCHFIELD — Resident assistant Mary White, with Ecumen of Litchfield, was named the District D Caregiver of the Year by LeadingAge Minnesota during the organization's annual conference.

White cares for residents in memory care and is also studying to be a registered nurse. In her job, she helps residents feel at home, comforts family and as a peer mentor inspires her co-workers.

The award is given to those older adult caregivers who demonstrate commitment to older adults while enhancing and enriching their quality of life. White was one of seven caregivers selected for the regional award from a field of 50,000 professional caregivers throughout the state.