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Contentment

How we approach a significant move, such as when to move into a retirement setting, can be felt as either a painful loss (discontentment) or a new beginning (contentment). What makes the difference? Perhaps it has to do with choice and appreciating what it means to be...
 

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Growing Up with People Who are Growing Old

I have been pleased to discover that we at United Church Homes have an honored tradition of having family members working together in some of our communities. Moreover, we have a few instances of employees’ children following their parents’ pathways into our workforce. The following reflection is from Ms. Grace Arrowood, daughter of United Church Homes’ Four Winds...
 

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Coco, Death and Memory

Disney/Pixar released Coco in theaters in 2017. While the vibrant colors and vivid images on the screen and beautiful and typical of Disney/Pixar works, the film’s important lessons and perspectives around death and memory work to highlight familiar and unfamiliar understandings of death and family. Disney/Pixar’s Coco follows Miguel, a boy around 12, who has a forbidden passion for music, based on...
 

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2018 Community Benefits Report

Comprehensive Campaign for Abundant Life

Learn more about the historic effort to raise $20 million over five years through the Comprehensive Campaign for Abundant Life at United Church Homes.

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