The Square

News and perspectives from Covia.

Covia announces affiliation with Bethany Center

Covia announces affiliation with Bethany Center

Covia Affordable Communities is pleased to announce it is entering into an affiliation with Bethany Center Senior Housing (BCSH) of San Francisco, strengthening both organizations’ ability to provide housing and services to low-income seniors in San Francisco. The affiliation agreement was approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and was finalized on March…

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Getting to Covia: Interview with Mary McMullin

Getting to Covia: Interview with Mary McMullin

The following is an interview with Mary McMullin, Senior Vice President for Organizational Advancement. Tell me about the process of getting to Covia. Initially we worked on our brand identity: what does our system stand for? What’s important? Based on that work, which was over several months, we sent information to professional namers, which was…

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Letter From Kevin

Letter From Kevin

Dear Friend, More than 50 years after our founding, we remain committed to our charitable purpose and to our Episcopal heritage: the values of welcome, inclusion, social justice, and grace. As we go forward, our identity is evolving to fully reflect the increasing range of services and communities we offer and people we serve. We…

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Welcome to Covia

Welcome to Covia

We are proud to announce our new identity as Covia. Our new name reflects our shared purpose of bringing people together and creating a true sense of home. It reflects that we serve people both who live in our communities, and those who live in their own homes. And it reflects that, whatever our age,…

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Senior Resources Marin hosts Health Services Day February 21

Senior Resources Marin hosts Health Services Day February 21

Senior Resources in Marin is hosting its third annual Health Services Day on Wednesday, February 21st. From 9:30 to noon, people age 60 and over can stop by the Margaret Todd Senior Center in Novato to receive a range of free services, including screenings for skin cancer, glucose testing, and fall prevention tips, as well…

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A New Nest, A New Chapter

A New Nest, A New Chapter

Artist Madeline Behrens-Brigham’s solo show A New Nest, a New Chapter is currently on display at Finley Senior Center in Santa Rosa. After 30 years as an artist and activist in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, Behrens-Brigham has found a new home at Jennings Court, a Covia Affordable Housing community. Behrens-Brigham helped to…

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Far Beyond Bingo: Celebrating the work of our Activity Professionals

Far Beyond Bingo: Celebrating the work of our Activity Professionals

January 21-27 is Activity Professionals week. But what is an activity professional? And what do they do? “From an outsider’s perspective, one assumes that we play bingo every day. This is not the case,” says Connie Yuen, Program Coordinator for St. Paul’s Towers in Oakland. “Our activities aim to stimulate the mind and body, awaken…

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On Our Way

On Our Way

Welcome to our blog. We know that company blogs are everywhere, and some may think them passé, but we are excited to get started. We wanted a place to share information about the programs, activities, resources, and events we have to offer. We wanted a place to share the wisdom of so many people who…

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