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Horizon House Calls New Director of Culture and Care

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | November 7, 2016

Horizon House, a UCC-related retirement community in Seattle, Wash., has hired Scott Hulet as Director of Culture & Care. He will be responsible for inspiring and facilitating a culture of care and a hospitality-based approach to our delivery of clinical care services. Hulet has spent much of his career in senior living, including managing skilled nursing facilities,…

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CHHSM Scholar Jamel Garrett Receives Shelby Rooks Legacy Award

By CHHSM Staff | October 17, 2016

Rev. Jerry W. Paul CHHSM Scholar Jamel Garrett was recently named the recipient of Chicago Theological Seminary’s 2016 Rooks Legacy Award. Read more here.

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Deaconess Foundation Breaks Ground on New Home

By CHHSM Staff | October 17, 2016

Deaconess Foundation will soon have a new, permanent home. The vibrant CHHSM member ministry held a groundbreaking Sept. 20 for the 20,000-square-foot Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. Elected officials, board members and children from area schools attended the ceremony in the Grand Center Arts District of St. Louis. Deaconess Foundation will move into the $8.5…

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Registration Opens for 2017 Nollau Institute

By CHHSM Staff | October 17, 2016

Once every four months, Samantha Clevenger meets with a group of fellow leaders from across the country. Cellphones and computers are turned off as participants focus on discussing the challenges and rewards of working for nonprofits and how to become better leaders. “We’re all kind of in the same boat,” says Clevenger, community services manager…

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The Phoebe Institute on Aging Offers Conference on Person-Centered Care

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 16, 2016

Contributed by Phoebe Ministries The Phoebe Institute on Aging is offering a valuable conference to educate caregivers about promoting an optimal quality of life for older adults by embracing their unique identities. Person-Centered Care: Responding to the Diverse Needs of an Aging Population will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 26,…

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Bethany Children’s Home Hosts Annual Tribute to Children’s Heroes

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 12, 2016

Barbara A. Jakubek, MSW, of Berks County (Pa.) Children and Youth Services will be recognized October 13 as Bethany Children’s Home 2016 Children’s Award recipient. The award will be presented at Bethany’s Tribute Breakfast at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Wyomissing, Pa. The Children’s Award is presented annually to an individual who has contributed to Bethany…

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Prairie Village Retirement Community Expanding in Whitewater, Wisconsin

By CHHSM Staff | September 30, 2016

Jim Caldwell, Chairman of the Fairhaven Board of Directors, was pleased to announce the expansion of Fairhaven’s Prairie Village development on the north side of Whitewater, Wisconsin. The growing demand for homes for senior adults and the expanding population at Prairie Village have created the need to complete the planned infrastructure and roadways.  RR Walton…

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LeadingAge Issues Statement on Federal Nursing Home Requirements

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 29, 2016

The following statement is from LeadingAge, a trusted voice for aging in the United States, which CHHSM is a participating member. Washington, D.C. — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released final rules revising the nursing home requirements of participation, which were to be published October 4, 2016. This new rules represents the most significant…

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UCC Congregation, CHAMP Homes Partner to Support Homeless

By CHHSM Staff | September 15, 2016

Early this spring, the Rev. John Terry of the Federated Church, UCC, in Hyannis, Mass, received a phone call from the Rev. Guillermo Marquez-Sterling, associate minister for program development, at Pass-A-Grille Beach Community UCC near St. Petersburg, Fla., inquiring about opportunities on Cape Cod where his church members could engage in mission work near UCC-related…

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UCC-Related RHF Expands its Affordable Housing Ministry in Southern Los Angeles

By CHHSM Staff | September 15, 2016

United Church of Christ-related Retirement Housing Foundation has completed Paloma Terrace, a new affordable housing property in South Los Angeles. The four-story structure comprises 59 units of housing for low-income families, and is located on less than an acre at the corner of 50th and Main Streets. Founded in 1961, RHF was launched by two…

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