Month: May 2021

For the Love of Art and Each Other

Late-blooming love finds Kingsley Manor residents Mia and Sheldon Art and love always seem to go together – in literature, paintings, music and for artistic couples like Kingsley Manor’s Mia and Sheldon.  Five years ago, Mia was a new resident at the Hollywood retirement community. She enjoyed a 50-year career as a commercial artist and

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Front Porch Residents Build Communities of Strength

May is Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is Communities of Strength. But what makes a community strong? “It starts with connection,” says Ellin Ostler, a resident at Vista del Monte in Santa Barbara. “I believe that connecting with people, even during COVID, is extremely important,” Ellin says. “I met with several people each

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Dining Room and Pool Renovations Underway at Vista del Monte

As Vista del Monte looks toward the future, two major projects are underway at the community that will enhance the resident experience – the refurbishment of the indoor pool and the expansion of the dining room. “We’re responding to our growing resident population and their needs and desires,” said Executive Director Douglas Tucker. “These renovations

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