In Focus

In Focus

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In Focus

In Focus Archive

Calendar generates inspiration

Gurwin Jewish ~ Fay J. Lindner Residences, Commack, NY, has released the 2019 “L’dor v’dor” From Generation to Generation calendar, its 14th calendar starring residents. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

A hunger for doing good

Touchmark residents, employees, families and friends from all 13 senior housing and care communities and the company headquarters recently collected items for the company’s annual Holiday Food Box Project. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

‘Ugly’ sweaters, beautiful holiday

Memory care residents at Poet’s Walk Sarasota got into the holiday spirit when they created their own “ugly sweaters” Dec. 20. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Not-so-secret Santas

Residents and staff members at Hickory, NC-based Affinity Living Group sent 142 care packages for members of the armed forces as part of a holiday tradition. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

All aboard for holiday cheer

A train and village display made by resident Ron Ludwig is delighting residents, visitors and employees of La Costa Glen in Carlsbad, CA. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Cooking up friendships

What began as a complimentary cooking class for adult children of residents of The Palace Coral Gables in Florida has evolved into an informal support group. Learn more, and see how you can submit your photos!

Autumn admiration

Residents of Brandywine Living at Pennington recently enjoyed the fall scenery. Learn more, and find out how you can submit your photos!

Service showcase

Vi at Bentley Village in Naples, FL, recognized more than 40 residents who are veterans. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Like mother, like daughter

Nancy Hendrickson, 65, and her mother, Jeanne, 94, have been roommates at Grace Ridge, a life plan community in Morgantown, NC, since June. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

The name game

Residents at Sodalis Garden Ridge recalled entertainment of previous decades earlier this month by dressing up during the community’s antique car show. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Vaulting to good health

Bob Aldredge, an 85-year-old resident of Otterbein Senior Life in Lebanon, OH, recently won a gold medal in an international pole vaulting competition. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

CNA site

Edgehill, a Stamford, CT, Benchmark Senior Living CCRC, acts as a learning site for technical school students. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!
Audrey and Summit Estates team

Their mission? A mile

A team of six residents from Summit Estates Senior Living, Reno, NV, recently completed a one-mile walk. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Fore! For employees

Commonwealth Senior Living recently raised more than $100,000 to benefit the organization’s employees at the annual Commonwealth Cares Golf Classic. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Going for gold

Southgate at Shrewsbury resident Ed Daly on Monday received the highest civilian award bestowed by the U.S. government in a ceremony Monday at the Shrewsbury, MA, retirement community. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Hurricane Hootenanny

Grace Ridge residents kept their feet busy and their minds off Hurricane Florence last week by celebrating National Line Dance Week with a hootenanny. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Party people

Watercrest Senior Living Group entertained almost 100 associates and guests at its inaugural “white party,” named for the color of clothing attendees were asked to wear. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

From CCRC to maternity

An expansion at a New Jersey continuing care retirement community will benefit expectant mothers and their babies in Africa. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Here come the residents

Four Brandywine Living at Princeton residents recently came together to pay homage to the Beatles by reproducing the photo on the cover of the iconic 1969 album “Abbey Road.” Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Food fun

Wake Robin residents, staff members, construction workers and prospective residents have been enjoying food trucks throughout the summer. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!
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