Residents of Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center — one of the Phoebe’s older adult communities in Pennsylvania — now can share safe hugs with loved ones during in-person visits, thanks to a creative idea developed by Kelly Bock, Phoebe Allentown’s director of environmental services. After several months of quarantine to mitigate the spread of COVID-19,…

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LeadingAge and Ziegler have released their 15th annual LZ Top 200 report, and several Council for Health and Human Service Ministries members are on the list. Released annually, the list is comprised of the largest multi-care older adult communities in the United States. Among those on  the 2018 list, the UCC’s Retirement Housing Foundation comes…

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The United Church of Christ’s nearly 400 health and human service ministries provided more than $857 million in uncompensated, charitable care in 2016, an increase of nearly 18 percent in one year. The jump represents one of the largest single-year increases in decades, according to statistics collected by the UCC’s Council for Health and Human…

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Phoebe Ministries and Comforting Home Care announced a new partnership agreement on July 7, 2016, to provide the highest quality of in-home services to independent Phoebe residents and to people in the greater Lehigh Valley community. Phoebe Ministries has been providing healthcare, housing, and support services to seniors since 1903. “At home care is now…

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After a bad fall left her with a broken hip, Evelyn Smith turned to Phoebe Ministries for rehabilitation. Between the pain and dementia-related challenges, it was often hard for Smith to leave her bed, let alone engage in the therapy she needed to heal. Leaders at Phoebe, a senior housing and health care provider based in…

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