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New Executive Director at Abernethy Laurels »

October 4, 2011

Abernethy Laurels has appointed Roberta "Bobbie" Gray to the position of executive director of the Newton, N.C., retirement community.

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Deborah Vesy »

October 3, 2011

A servant leader is someone who has recognized and accepted the call to serve and the great fortune of finding the right opportunity through which to serve.

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Nollau Institute Energizes Leaders »

September 30, 2011

Twenty leaders convened Sept. 13-14 at the Mercy Center in St. Louis for the first meeting of CHHSM’s new yearlong Nollau Institute.

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UCC Rallies Against Hunger »

September 30, 2011

As the launch of the UCC’s Mission: 1 initiative approaches, members are motivated and mobilized to fight hunger. Beginning Nov. 1, the UCC will bring together all settings of the church for Mission: 1, an 11-day, concentrated effort to stock local food banks and help end the injustice of hunger across the world.

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CHHSM Members Face Steep Medicare Cuts »

September 30, 2011

For skilled nursing communities everywhere, it’s the proverbial straw threatening to break the camel’s back. An unprecedented 11.1 percent cut in Medicare reimbursement rates, in effect as of Oct. 1, will cost providers an estimated $3.87 billion in 2012 alone.

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Conversation Bridges Generation Gap »

September 30, 2011

In the west end of Louisville, Ky., a teenage boy sees an older woman struggling to get her groceries into her house and offers to help. This simple act of neighborly kindness might never have occurred if not for the innovative program that brought them together, the Intergenerational Conversation Café at Louisville’s Plymouth Community Renewal Center.