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Tax Reform Needs Response Now

Tax reform is on a fast track for a vote before Christmas. There are many details in the House and Senate versions to be reconciled. Four major proposals could potentially affect the ministry of United Church Homes and the lives of older adults:
  1. Elimination of medical expense deduction on Schedule A. Many of our residents rely on this offset to their bills...
     

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LGBT Aging: Rooted in Compassion, Respect

Most people assume that LGBT people are young. Rarely do we think about those whose lifetimes have been lived in and out of secrecy trying to conform to society’s norms. LGBT aging is a concern for millions of people and the issue will only grow. It is estimated there are approximately 2.7 million LGBT adults age 50 and older in...
 

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Older adults are happier than any other phase of adulthood

Abundance: An Essential Part of Aging

Three years ago, the Board of Directors of United Church Homes, along with the executive leadership team, and select staff and residents from one of our senior living communities met to begin a process to develop a new vision, mission and core values statement. As a faith-based organization, it was fitting that the facilitator began with a biblical text as...
 

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2017 Annual Symposium

Abundant Aging in the 21st Century

Thank you for joining us October 20, 2017, for the interdisciplinary conversation incorporating current research and everyday experience to help transform the thinking of individuals, communities and the wider society with keynote speaker, Dr. Laura Carstensen.

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2018 Annual Symposium

October 12, 2018 @ 08:30 am

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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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