Category Archives: October 2017

In Blessed Memory


MY SISTER AND I went on a mission to lighten, even if for a day, that gloomy presence often found lurking in senior housing. Aunt Essie’s face shined brightly in contrast to the other residents. Her fiery personality, a semblance of her younger self, persisted, refusing to be extinguished. “If Moses could part the Red Sea, then I can do ... Read More »

Seniors Gone Wild


MY 76-YEAR-OLD grandmother, “Nana,” may be the most active Facebook friend I have. Every day, as sure as the sun will rise, I’m guaranteed anecdotes of Nana’s activity via my social media newsfeed. Although she’s still learning to navigate the online world and our interactions often involve lessons about using her smartphone, she’s nonetheless glued to her “pocket-computer” in a ... Read More »

“In the Community” 

“IN THE COMMUNITY” strives to promote revitalized and engaged communities, providing positive opportunities and experiences to our youth, children and elderly by connecting forward-thinking businesses with communities to support local educational, social and growth programs. This results in strengthened bonds within the community fostering further relationships and opportunities. I recently had the chance to speak with Larry Kutcher, CEO of ... Read More »

8 Over Eighty


HERITAGE POINTE, Orange County’s premier independent, assisted-living and memory care Senior community, will host its 28th Annual Fundraising Gala, featuring dinner and dancing, on Sunday,     November 5, 2017 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom, followed by a scrumptious four course dinner ... Read More »

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