Retirement Housing Foundation

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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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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RHF Celebrates Renovations of its Pecan Place Affordable Housing Community

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | January 11, 2024

A rededication of Pecan Place, a Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) affordable housing community for older adults in Bonham, Texas, was held Nov. 8, 2023, to celebrate the completion of its $1.6 million renovation project. Speakers for the event included Bonham Mayor H.L. Compton and a representative from the office of U.S. Rep. Pat Fallon (R-Texas).…

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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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CHHSM’s Impact at UCC General Synod Helps Make All Things New

By Barb Powell | July 13, 2023

The United Church of Christ’s 34th General Synod, held June 30-July 4 in Indianapolis, brought church members together from across the country to celebrate the call of God — based on Isaiah 43 — to make all things new. And the UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries was integral to the entire event.…

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CHHSM Annual Business Meeting Tells Good News of CHHSM Member Agencies

By Barb Powell | March 17, 2023

One highlight of CHHSM’s 85th Annual Gathering — held March 7-9 in Denver — was the CHHSM Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon, which took place March 8. During the meeting, which included highlights of the work of CHHSM staff over the past year, the board also received the Member Report, enumerating not only the number…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Celebrates Renovation of Texas Affordable Senior Housing Community

By CHHSM Staff | December 6, 2022

November 8 was a special day in Bonham, Texas, as Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) and the Bonham community celebrated the re-dedication of Pecan Place, an affordable housing community for older adults. The re-dedication followed a $1.6 million renovation project. The event featured Bonham Mayor H.L. Compton and a representative from the office of U.S. Congressman…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Acquires Mason City Affordable Housing Community

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | November 9, 2022

Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) has acquired Regency Apartments, an affordable housing community for older adults in Mason City, Iowa, and the organization’s seventh community in the state. “I am pleased to welcome Regency Apartments and its residents to the RHF family of communities,” said Stuart Hartman, president and CEO. “Preserving affordable housing is a priority…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Acquires Affordable Housing Community for Older Adults in Illinois

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | August 4, 2022

Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF) has acquired Slate Creek Apartments, an affordable housing community for older adults in Effingham, Ill., and the organization’s third community in the state of Illinois. “I am pleased to welcome Slate Creek Apartments and its residents to the RHF family of communities,” said Stuart Hartman, president and CEO of RHF. “There…

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RHF Receives $10,000 Grant to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Education as part of CDC Vaccine Equity and Access Program

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 7, 2022

UCC-related Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), with headquarters in Long Beach, Calif., has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vaccine Equity and Access Program (VEAP) to increase COVID-19 and influenza vaccine confidence and access among older adults. “RHF is committed to enhancing the quality of life…

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