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Ziegler-Hosted CHHSM Webinar June 21 to Focus on Single-Site Providers

By CHHSM Staff | June 11, 2021

An important CHHSM webinar on “Sustainability, Scale and Sophistication for Single-Site Providers” will be hosted June 21at 2 p.m. ET by long-time Annual Gathering sponsor Ziegler. The webinar will discuss: The need for single-site providers to thrive, not just survive. The vision needed to move forward. Tools needed to enhance scale, explore partnerships, and make…

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Advocate Aurora Physician Addresses COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns in Communities of Color

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | June 11, 2021

By Dr. Brian Temple, an infectious disease physician at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, Wis. Reprinted from CHHSM member Advocate Aurora Health’s COVID-19 Update e-news blast of June 7, 2021, and Advocate Health E-News website. Long has mistrust of the medical community lingered among our Black and Brown communities. And now with the COVID-19 vaccine,…

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Year-in-Review: CHHSM Board Examines Work on Race, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Eye on Future Actions

By Barb Powell | June 11, 2021

The CHHSM Board of Directors, meeting online June 7-9, focused a large portion of its meeting reviewing the final report of the organization’s recently completed Race, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (RDEI) Assessment. The assessment was one of the commitments specified in the June 2020 statement on the pandemic of systemic racism released by CHHSM board,…

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Former CHHSM Scholar Essence Ellis Awarded One-Year CHHSM and JLCM United Church of Christ Fellowship

By Barb Powell | June 11, 2021

Former CHHSM Scholar Essence Ellis has been named the first-ever recipient of the CHHSM & JLCM United Church of Christ Fellowship. The program was created by CHHSM and the UCC’s Justice and Local Church Ministries (JLCM) to prepare the fellow to become a leader working at the intersections of theology, public health, racial justice, gender…

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New Anti-Racism Curriculum to Help Participants Discern Their Calls to Action

By Barb Powell | June 11, 2021

Reason to Have Hope: A Public Health Response to Racism — a multi-part, online, interactive, and highly adaptable course created by CHHSM — debuts later this month. The innovative, user-friendly curriculum is geared for a group learning environment, and includes history, current events, theology, stories of resilience, and the intersections of race and social issues…

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Simple Idea of Gratitude Creates Long-Term Health Outcomes at Advocate Trinity Hospital

By Barb Powell | June 11, 2021

In 2019, the Rev. Dr. Gloria Brown, senior staff chaplain at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago, planted the seed of an idea during an Advocate Partners of Faith and Health Network (PFHN) meeting: Why not keep daily journals, writing down something for which they were grateful each day? Brown’s colleague, Patricia A. Jackson, CHW, with…

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New Services, Webinar from Care Purchasing Services

By CHHSM Staff | June 11, 2021

Care Purchasing Services, the group purchasing agent behind the CHHSM Store, has announced new programs and partnership with ARCH Design, Restaurant Technologies, Pella Windows, COI Energy, and Sound Physicians Telemedicine. To learn more about our new partnerships and services included, please contact our CPS Client Account Manager directly. CPS and VirtuSense Technologies also are hosting…

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Embrace Living Communities Residents Thrive through Partnerships, Being Good Neighbors

By CHHSM Staff | June 11, 2021

Embrace Living Communities, based in Oak Brooke, Ill., not only extends its quality of service to its housing communities. It also builds quality relationships with people and organizations in the wider community. Embrace Living’s Rockford Communities is just one example. A common misconception about older adult affordable housing is that the properties are not well…

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The Stability of Archway Cornerstone Helps Artist Evolve His Creative Voice

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | June 4, 2021

By Kendall Curtis, Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant, Archway Communities. This story first appeared in Archway Communities’ monthly Resident Spotlight. It is reprinted here with permission. As I sit in Richard “Gonzo” Beck’s studio in Redline Contemporary Art Gallery (located behind Archway’s Cornerstone Residence) he tells me that his passion for art began in prison. “It…

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June 16 Webinar to Feature Ways Older Adult Communities Can Adjust to Post-Pandemic Challenges

By CHHSM Staff | May 28, 2021

A new offering in the CHHSM webinar series takes place June 16 at 3 p.m. ET. This new webinar will focus on ways the older adult communities can adapt to the new challenges the COVID-19 pandemic created. Register for the webinar. The 30-minute Safer in Senior Living webinar will discuss: The reason behind the decrease…

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