One Park Heights Engages Community Members

July 9, 2021

Over the past several months, members of the Park Heights community came together virtually to engage in vital and difficult conversations about race, bias, power and privilege. This six-part Community Conversations series, which included a diverse group of participants, all of whom live, work, learn, play or pray in Park Heights, was facilitated by Sharlimar... Read More

Bouncing Back with Ballet

July 9, 2021

During the past year, the dedicated building staff in CHAI’s Senior Living Communities took great care to keep residents safe and connected while sheltering in place. Now, with restrictions lifted, staff is excited to be reconvening residents safely for in-person programming. One such program at CHAI’s Weinberg Village is Memory through Movement, a ballet-based exercise... Read More

Reconnecting with the Community

July 9, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, CHAI has been addressing community needs with the help of technology. Now, with the state of emergency in Maryland lifted, CHAI will resume canvassing and door-knocking in the northwest neighborhoods of our focus area. Our community organizers are excited to start reconnecting with individual neighbors in person. We will be sharing useful... Read More

Reflections on Fiscal Year 2021

July 8, 2021

CHAI would like to thank the many members of our community who joined our virtual Annual Meeting in June. As we reflect on this year of challenge and opportunity, we are proud to have acted with a focus on our north star – strengthening the fabric of neighborhoods – and a grounding in our values: Respect,... Read More

CHAI Collaborates to Bring Reinvestment to Park Heights

June 7, 2021

As a member of the Northwest Baltimore Partnership (NWBP), CHAI works collaboratively with neighborhood groups toward shared goals to benefit the northwest Baltimore community. CHAI is proud to count among its partners Sister Yeshiyah Israel, the president of the Pimlico Merchants Association and the owner of YBI African Apparel and Fashion in Park Heights. Sister... Read More

Baltimore City Announces Funding to Support HUBS

June 7, 2021

CHAI was honored to attend Mayor Brandon Scott’s press conference at Civic Works’ Clifton Mansion as he announced the City’s support of the HUBS (Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors) program. CHAI has participated in the HUBS program partnership with Sinai Hospital since the program’s inception in 2015. The Mayor announced City funding of $3.5 million to support... Read More

CHAI Now Offers Help for Renters

June 7, 2021

In response to the growing needs of renters as a result of the pandemic, CHAI has expanded its services to include rental housing counseling. If you are having difficulty paying rent, CHAI can help navigate the application process for local rental assistance programs. If you have received a notice of eviction, CHAI can guide you... Read More

The Edward A. Myerberg Center is Reopening!

June 4, 2021

Throughout the past year, the Myerberg’s Virtual Center has continued to serve as a place for active older adults to be fit, creative and connected. Adapting quickly at the start of the pandemic, the Myerberg developed innovative virtual programming that gave members the opportunity to engage in dynamic activities and classes from the comfort and... Read More

CHAI is a Proud Partner of AgeWell Baltimore

May 7, 2021

CHAI is proud to partner in the newly launched AgeWell Baltimore, a joint initiative of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, CHAI, CHANA and Jewish Community Services. AgeWell allows for easy access to a network of resources, guidance and support for older adults and their caregivers. This new initiative features more than forty coordinated services... Read More

Helping Seniors Stay Safe at Home

May 7, 2021

For older adults living in aging homes, staying safe at home includes the need to address repairs and modifications on a limited income. CHAI’s Senior Home Repair and Benefits program allocates dollars annually to each client to address these issues. But when larger needs arise, this grant may not be enough. Fortunately, CHAI has other... Read More