Janiva’s Post

Janiva’s Post: A love note from the BA

CHBA Valentine’s Day is next week and what better time for a “love” note to all our volunteers, friends, and supporters. You all mean so much to the BA. You give in countless ways. Volunteers extraordinaire You volunteer thousands of hours to support the BA’s mission. You read and conduct c...

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Three reasons you need a health care proxy — and four steps to set one up today!

CHBA The health care proxy allows you to name someone (an “agent”) to make health care decisions on your behalf in the event you are not able to make or communicate those decisions yourself. Here are three reasons you need a health care proxy (also called a “durable power of attorney for health ...

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Staying at the BA

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Did you know that Christian Scientists can reserve a room in the historic Original Building at the BA?

Rest & Study at the BA is a hidden gem for Christian Scientists visiting the Boston area. Many Christian Scientists don’t realize that you can reserve a Rest & Study room in our Original Build...

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June 2017

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The Residences at 910 - Check us out! 

Almost two years ago we began a transformation of the BA’s residential senior living with a new name and look —The Residences at 910. We realized that many Christian Scientists did not know there was residential senior living on the BA campus. And many w...

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Two Wonderful Resources for Christian Science Nursing

CHBA Having just attended the annual conference of the AOCSN (Association of Organizations for Christian Science Nursing) held in Scottsdale, AZ this year, I am filled with gratitude for the many resources supporting this ministry. There are two that I want to be sure you all know about. Both of thes...

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Janiva’s Blog: Your Part in Sharing the Vital Role of Christian Science Nursing

CHBA In November 2014 the BA was privileged to host three roundtables from The Mother Church titled “Conversations on Christian Science Nursing with Our Church Family.” The roundtables were presented by Linda Kohler, Journal-listed Christian Science nurse and then current President of The Mother ...

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Janiva’s Blog: Health care proxy in 4 steps

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Executing a health care proxy is easier than you think.

Having a health care proxy (also called a durable power of attorney for health care) is a legal provision for helping to ensure that your choice of care is known and followed.

Four simple steps to a health care proxy

 If you have put off...

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Repurposing Valentine’s Day

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This month I’m re-posting one of my favorite blogs from February 2012. It’s a plea to reboot Valentine’s Day! To tweak our response to Valentine’s Day and spread generosity and kindness.  I think many of our readers are already doing this in their daily lives, but may not know about Random A...

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The most popular blog from 2016?

CHBALast July I blogged about the cost of Christian Science nursing in order to demystify the costs as well as clarify payment options. It was the most popular of all our 2016 blogs. We’re re-posting this blog for those who may not have read it the first time or may want a refresher.

Can you afford C...

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Did you know that Christian Scientists can stay at the BA just like an Airbnb?

CHBARest & Study at the BA is a hidden gem for Christian Scientists visiting the Boston area. Many Christian Scientists don’t realize that you can book a room at the BA, similar to the way you would find a place through airbnb.com or a hotel. It is a wonderful opportunity for Christian Scientists to...

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