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  • March 23, 2015

    LSA Members Represented at White House Conference on Aging

    On Monday, March 23, LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker took part in a White House Conference on Aging listening session focused on Healthy Aging. The meeting was hosted by Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as several key officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Assistant Secretary for Aging/Administrator of the Administration for Community Living Kathy Greenlee, and White...

  • February 19, 2015

    A Life Lived in Service & Lutheran Social Ministry

    Profile of Mark Pile, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries

    How does a Lutheran organization founded in 1868 remain true to its heritage while serving the needs of its current – and future – communities? From adoption and foster care to an alternative high school … to memory care and assisted living... to meals on wheels and disaster response services … to a program that acts as a clearinghouse for corporate donations and impacts over one million people a year – Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries is evocative of the great diversity we find within the...

  • February 17, 2015

    Wheat Ridge Ministries Awards $13,800 in Joshua Grants

    LSA member Wheat Ridge Ministries recently awarded three Joshua Grants totaling $13,800. Joshua Grants are one year, matching grants of $1,000-$5,000 to Lutheran congregations, organizations and agencies committed to launching new ministries of health and hope in their community. The congregation or organization requesting funding must contribute matching funds equal to 50% of the Wheat Ridge grant award.


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  • February 17, 2015

    Lutheran Services in America Pennsylvania Organizations Gathered

    Twice a year, the CEOs of 14 organizations convene to share learnings and trends, and talk about how they can collaborate together. As members of the Lutheran Services in America network and nonprofit leaders in their state, these executives find value in gathering on a regular basis to share candid conversation and support.


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  • February 17, 2015

    Christie Henrichs Talks About "Blank Page" for Aging in America

    CEO of Tabitha Health Care, a member of LSA, presents TEDx Talk in Lincoln

    Disrupting the idea of a "one size fits all" approach to caring for people as they age, Christie Henrichs recently presented a "TED Talk" at the TEDx Lincoln conference. In her presentation, Christie challenges the current "one size fits all" health care system and proposes instead "the blank page" that views each person as human being and allows freedom of choices based on an individual’s personal desires and circumstances.


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