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Ruth Hardin Brings Changes to Plymouth Place »

August 23, 2011

Since arriving at Plymouth Place, Hardin has made many positive changes, including allowing and encouraging residents to plan their own events like tailgate parties, movie screenings and quilting groups.

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Advocate's Newest Executive Focuses on Community »

July 28, 2011

The sweltering heat of summer slows down most people, but that can’t be said for the Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich. On July 25, she was all-systems go as she took on the role of senior vice president of mission and spiritual care for Illinois-based Advocate Health Care.

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Kramer-Moyer Leaves Legacy at Phoebe »

July 28, 2011

It’s a morning like many in his 15-year career when the Rev. Dr. Allan Kramer-Moyer returns to his desk after meeting with his clinical pastoral education students at Phoebe Ministries in Allentown, Pa. But today he begins to think about his retirement in early September, and leaving the place he’s poured his heart into — and his eyes fill with tears.

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Leaders Set the Agenda with Faith »

June 20, 2011

Where does a leader go when times get tough? When an organization faces challenges like dwindling resources or a downsized staff, how does a board member lead from a place of spiritual strength?

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Pilgrim Place Resident Donna Ambrogi Recognized »

June 16, 2011

Donna Ambrogi, a 15-year resident of Pilgrim Place in Claremont, Calif., was selected by Aging Services of California as resident of the year. She was formally recognized in May at the annual meeting of the group in Monterey.

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Seniors Test Drive Travel Program »

June 15, 2011

When asked to pilot a first-of-its-kind travel exchange program, Charlie and Janet Bittinger of Abernethy Laurels in Newton, N.C., didn’t think twice.