The new story of old age in rural America: Neighbors and community lend a hand

March 26, 2024

The Christian Science Monitor:

To help older adults in rural areas age successfully at home, Lutheran Services has launched an initiative called the Rural Aging Action Network. It connects..

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Helping Older Adults Age Well in Rural America

November 9, 2023

The Commonwealth Fund:

This report explores innovative approaches to the health care challenges facing rural communities and showcases providers working to strengthen services for rural older adults, including..

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LeadingAge23: Connecting Rural Communities to Aging Services

November 8, 2023


The Rural Aging Action Network is building partnerships to provide services to older adults in rural communities.

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Lutheran Services in America Names New CEO

December 9, 2022

The Chronicle of Philanthropy:

Alesia Frerichs has been promoted from vice president of member engagement to president and CEO. She succeeds Charlotte Haberaecker, who will retire on January 31..

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Lutheran Services in America: Leading Change. Empowering People.

November 1, 2022

Wayfarer Magazine:

From its earliest days, Lutheran social ministry has been about community and bringing people together so they can lead their best lives. Our shared calling..

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Warning on staffing minimum: Studying costs won’t matter if pay doesn’t add up

August 30, 2022

McKnight's Long-term Care News:

Cost analysis will be “an important part” of a final report on federal minimum staffing standards. And potential costs of a mandate expected next year..

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Lutheran Services in America expands rural aging initiative to 4 states

June 24, 2022

McKnight's Senior Living Business Daily News:

Lutheran Services in America said Thursday that it will expand its rural aging initiative into more states to help older adults experiencing social isolation and..

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Nursing Home Provisions Still Intact But Unfunded in Senate’s Build Back Better Legislation

December 7, 2021

Skilled Nursing News:

Nursing home staffing provisions in the Build Back Better Act so far remain unchanged — and unfunded — as the bill works its way through..

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Family Stabilization grant works to intervene early, decrease children in foster care

September 1, 2021

The Billings Gazette:

St. John's United received a portion of a multi-million dollar grant to be used to connect at-risk families with services before children are moved into..

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