The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries today (Nov. 21) released the results of its Member Engagement Survey. Sent out earlier this fall, the survey’s response rate was nearly double the industry standard. The results have been so helpful that CHHSM plans incorporate an annual membership survey, and to look for other ways…

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One CHHSM agency needs technology and web presence assessment. Another needs some mission and vision fine tuning, while a third needs writing and graphic design assistance. Other CHHSM members look for help examining governance strategies for keeping pace with the times. Often, CHHSM members turn to the Consultants Network to meet their needs. CHHSM’s Consultants…

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Several UCC-related older adult communities are among the 16th Edition of the LeadingAge Ziegler 200 (LZ 200) publication, released by Ziegler and LeadingAge during the last week of October. The report details the nation’s 200 largest not-for-profit senior living providers, as well as relevant business trends for the industry. The report is developed annually through…

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UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health announced today a commitment to invest $50 million to help address economic, racial and environmental disparities that impact comunity health outcomes – positioning the organization among the first health systems in the country to make such a significant pledge to investing in targeted community development. The commitment complements local purchasing efforts,…

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The Rev. Danielle J. Buhuro, D.Min., currently an ECPE certified educator at UCC-related Advocate South Suburban and Trinity Hospitals in Chicago, has just released a new book, Spiritual Care in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter — Examining the Spiritual and Prophetic Needs of African Americans in a Violent America. Published in the Cascade imprint by Wipf…

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Horizon House, an older adult community in downtown Seattle, has a new chief executive officer. Mike Ostrem, previously Horizon’s House’s chief financial officer, began his new role as CEO Sept. 11. Ostrem succeeds Sara McVey, who left Horizon House to become the CEO of Sequoia Living, a multi-site nonprofit organization in San Francisco. “CHHSM wishes…

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Charles R. Mooney, United Church Homes’ senior vice president of senior living services and chief operating officer, announced recently that he will retire Dec. 20, 2019, closing a successful 35-year career of changing lives and transforming the lives of older adults. Mooney has been with United Church Homes (UCH) since 2012. “Chuck has been an…

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