Cedar Community

Updated ‘Passport To Travel’ Program Provides Affordable Travel for Residents of Participating CHHSM Older Adult Communities

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2024

The United States is filled with many awe-inspiring sites, from such human-made wonders as the St. Louis Arch and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Arizona, to the natural beauty found in all 50 U.S. states. For residents of 16 CHHSM member older adult communities, the opportunity to visit these various locales has an added…

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Nollau To You ‘Emergent Strategy: Ecological Leadership’ Retreats Offer Cedar Community Staff New Ways to Frame Work

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2024

Mid-level managers and other team members of Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., had the opportunity April 24 and 25, 2024, to participate in one-day CHHSM on-site Nollau To You retreats. Facilitated by the Rev. Dr. Elyse Berry, CHHSM’s associate for advocacy and leadership development, and Dr. Zaria Davis, CHHSM’s engagement coordinator, each retreat included…

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U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Cedar Community’s Independent Living and Memory Care Services

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 13, 2024

Cedar Community has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2024 Best Independent Living and Best Memory Care community. The ratings offer a look at the best senior living communities across the United States, assisting older adults and their loved ones when researching and choosing the right senior living community for them. …

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Cedar Community and Town of West Bend Partner to Add Full-Time Law Enforcement Officer

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | April 11, 2024

Cedar Community President and CEO Nicole Pretre announced last week a partnership agreement with the Town of West Bend, Wis. Town of West Bend Supervisor and Board Chair, Troy Zagel, and Pretre have been in conversations regarding Cedar Community’s support for the town’s first full-time, dedicated public safety officer, through the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.…

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Annual Gathering: Faith Keeps Us Striving for Innovation and Collaboration

By Barb Powell | March 19, 2024

The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries’ (CHHSM) 86th Annual Gathering, held March 12-14, 2024, in St. Louis, explored its theme of Innovation and Collaboration through meaningful worship, inspiring workshops and keynotes, and joyful conversations. This year’s Gathering was based on an Ecclesiastes Bible passage, and its meaning was a thread running throughout the…

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Cedar Community Receives 2024 Customer Experience Award 

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 12, 2024

Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., recently received a 2024 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight. Pinnacle is a senior healthcare advocate that established the Customer Experience Award™ to ensure that every resident/patient receives exceptional assistance from his or her provider. The award recognizes Cedar Community’s outstanding performance in independent living and solidifies their…

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Cedar Community Extends Commitment to Environmental Stewardship

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | February 12, 2024

By Sarah Malchow, chief administrative officer, Cedar Community Cedar Community, located in West Bend, Wis., recently finalized the gift of easement rights for nearly 100 acres of woods, trails, lakefront, and prairie land to the Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation. A formal dedication ceremony was held in October 2023. “We are honored to donate the development…

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CHHSM Members and Friends Ensure Success, Innovation, and Collaboration at Annual Gathering

By Barb Powell | January 11, 2024

Innovation as the Gateway to Collaboration is the theme of this year’s Annual Gathering, to be held March 12-14 at the Live! by Loews Hotel in St. Louis. Indeed, the Annual Gathering itself is a product of collaboration, thanks to the partners and members who serve as sponsors of the many keynotes, plenaries, meals, workshops,…

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LeadingAge Ziegler 2023 Top Older Adult Nonprofits Listings Highlight 18 CHHSM Members

By Barb Powell | November 13, 2023

The LZ 200, the annual report of the largest, most complex nonprofit older adult living organizations, recently was released, and this year’s listings includes 18 CHHSM members. The report, the 20th edition, was developed when LeadingAge — the United States’ largest association of not-for-profit aging service providers — and Ziegler — a top leading underwriter…

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Cedar Community Repositioning Effort Means Improved Residental Areas and Services

By CHHSM Staff | September 13, 2023

After taking the helm in 2021, Cedar Community President and CEO Nicole Pretre had a vision for Cedar Community’s future — to serve more friends and neighbors, to offer the living options and abundant amenities that its residents desire, and to be the best stewards of the natural and structural resources at the West Bend,…

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