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Chef Elizabeth Falkner visits Heritage Pointe to Offer Seniors her Famous Desserts!
    Can a Kosher dessert also be an award-winning celebrity-designed creation? Chef Elizabeth Falkner will show off her culinary skills on Thursday, June 9 at Heritage Pointe and answer that question.
   Falkner is an award-winning chef, author, and artist. She first opened the multiple award-winning Citizen Cake, a restaurant and patisserie, and later opened Orson restaurant.
    She was a James Beard Award nominated chef and her first cookbook, “Demolition Desserts” was a finalist for IACP’s Julia Child Best First Cookbook.
    Thanks to a generous grant by the Isidore C and Penny Myers Foundation, Falkner teamed up with Morrison Living, Heritage Pointe’s dining services vendor, to show seniors that foods can be healthy and tasty and Kosher all at the same time. Falkner will be making her famous cheesecake—with a twist! Residents will participate in a cooking demonstration and then taste the finished creations.
    Heritage Pointe is a non-profit Jewish senior community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care in Mission Viejo. This community is designed for those seeking a Jewish lifestyle, and Residents enjoy amenities such as swimming pools, putting greens, an arts studio, game room, movie theater, beauty salon, gift shop, a fitness center with in-house physical trainers, and a beautiful synagogue. Three delicious Kosher meals are created daily and served in the restaurant-style dining room. The community’s health care team can help with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing and medication management. The memory care wing provides specialized care services within a compassionate, secure environment for seniors facing the challenges of dementia. Memory care residents enjoy enclosed outdoor patios and gardens, entertainment and group outings.
    Starting this fall, Heritage Pointe will debut a new neighborhood on campus called Sage Living. Seniors who need Sage Living require a higher level of care between traditional assisted living and a nursing home. This one of kind care concept is the first of its kind in Orange County.
    Call Heritage Pointe at 949.364.9685 or visit www.HeritagePointe.org for more information.

Monica Piper “Not That Jewish” to Headline July 24th at AL0-HA-HA Lunch Show 
    Redondo Beach, CA. Monica Piper, an Emmy Award winning Golden Globe comedy writer (Roseanne, Mad About You, Veronica’s Closet, Rugrats) with her own Showtime Special, “No Monica, Just You” was also nominated by the American Comedy Awards as one of the top female comics in the country.
    Her critically acclaimed one- woman show “Not That Jewish” performed to sell out crowds in L.A. before a hit run Off Broadway. Monica will soon be seen in the starring role of the indie film “Grandma Bruce.” Monica will be performing with Michael Preminger, Don McMillan and James P. Connolly in a tropical comedy lunch show with Hula Dancers and a uke player also at the scenic Vista Ballroom at the Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. Visit www.seniorcomedyafternoons.com for tickets.

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