Myerberg Center’s Flexible Model Meets Members Where They Are

March 15, 2023

In 2020, the Edward A. Myerberg Center pivoted from a physical hub into a dynamic virtual center, offering over 50 live programs each week to keep older adults active, engaged and connected. When restrictions eased, the Center was able to resume some onsite programming, while still offering virtual options for those who prefer to participate... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Victor Arthur, CPA

March 14, 2023

CHAI is excited to announce that Victor Arthur has joined our team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Victor brings to CHAI 18 years of experience in finance and accounting holding leading roles in both corporate and non-profit environments. Most recently, he served as CFO for Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, Inc. Victor is a Certified... Read More

A Warm Welcome Home for Residents of Weinberg Place

March 13, 2023

Weinberg Place, CHAI’s 227-unit senior residence on West Belvedere Avenue, is undergoing an exciting modernization. CHAI is thrilled to announce that the renovation of the north tower, comprised of over 100 units, is now complete, and the site team is welcoming residents back to their newly refurbished apartments! Service Coordinators remained engaged with residents while... Read More

Collaboration is Key to Strong Communities

March 13, 2023

One of the many roles of the Northwest Baltimore Partnership (NWBP) is to provide a forum for community stakeholders to collaborate on strategies to strengthen northwest Baltimore. NWBP has been working on updating its strategic revitalization plan, as required for funding from DHCD’s Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative (BRNI) program. The partnership has engaged in an... Read More

NNC Readers Create Community Connections

February 7, 2023

When a long-time member of CHAI’s Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC) began having difficulty reading her mail, her NNC family responded by offering their support. Several sighted members now visit her regularly to help, while others call just to check-in. With this reminder of the joy of volunteering, NNC looked for additional opportunities. Through CHAI’s community... Read More

Keeping Residents Informed and Connected

February 7, 2023

The dedicated Resident Services Coordinators at CHAI’s Weinberg Senior Living Communities are always looking for ways to improve the lives of residents. So, soon after the federal government announced the Affordable Connectivity Program and the Maryland Emergency Broadband Benefit, both of which offset the cost of internet service to make it more affordable, coordinators planned... Read More

Collaboration Propels Community Master Plan Forward

February 7, 2023

For over twenty years, CHAI has been convening the Northwest Community Planning Forum (NWCPF) a coalition of the presidents of neighborhood associations in northwest Baltimore: Cheswolde, Cross Country, Fallstaff, Glen and Mount Washington. NWCPF creates space for neighbors to work collaboratively to address issues of shared concern. Recently, the group’s work has focused on updating... Read More

CHAIway Relaunched to Serve Community

February 7, 2023

Last spring, AgeWell Baltimore conducted a community survey to gauge the transportation needs of older adults in northwest Baltimore. Responses indicated an overwhelming need for transportation. CHAI is thrilled to respond by relaunching the CHAIway transportation program. Originally introduced as a volunteer-powered ride service, the program was paused during the pandemic. As we relaunch, CHAIway... Read More

CHAI’s Housing Work Recognized by Local Partners

January 6, 2023

Last month, CHAI’s work in creating housing opportunity was recognized by two longtime community partners. Representatives from Fulton Bank and Bank of America visited the CHAI office to present the organization with generous gifts. The funding will support CHAI’s housing stability counseling services and Senior Home Repair program, which provides repairs and modifications to the... Read More

Transforming Vacant Properties into Community Assets

January 6, 2023

In addition to providing high quality affordable rental housing throughout northwest Baltimore, CHAI is creating housing opportunity for homebuyers through the purchase, renovation and resale of formerly vacant and blighted homes. In partnership with St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, CHAI recently gutted and rehabilitated four row homes on Oakley Avenue – a quiet tree-lined street... Read More