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Like It or Not »

October 31, 2011

I’m waiting for a flight at Washington National having spent the day at a Community Leaders Briefing for faith-based health and human-service organizations sponsored by the White House Office of Public Engagement.  And engagement there was.  

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Conversations Help Seniors Explore Creative Aging »

October 31, 2011

A woman in her early 70s sits in a Seattle church parlor discussing the question: “What brings meaning to my life?” Gathered around her are seven of her peers, listening intently as she considers how she will contribute to the world at this stage of her life. A colorful dialogue erupts.

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Pilgrim Place Leads the Way in Resident-Centered Care »

October 30, 2011

Pilgrim Place, a Claremont, Calif., retirement community, is going into the homemaking business. Gone is the hospital model of care, where patients fit into a prescribed schedule dictated solely by the need to accommodate regulatory requirements.

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Remembering Servant Leader Carl C. Rasche »

October 28, 2011

CHHSM leader, the Rev. Dr. Carl C. Rasche, president emeritus of Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, died Oct. 21, 2011, of natural causes at his home in Lakeland, Fla. He was 94-years-old.

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LGBT Guestship Named for CHHSM Vice President Rev. William Johnson »

October 20, 2011

In honor of esteemed alumnus and CHHSM vice president the Rev. Dr. William R. Johnson, Elmhurst College has named its annual LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) lecture the William R. Johnson Guestship. 

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Strength of Spirit: A Lecture by Daniel Pryfogle »

October 20, 2011

CHHSM Senior Consultant Daniel Pryfogle delivered the following address on Oct. 5 for Chicago-based UCAN's inaugural "Work + Life + Spirit" lecture series.