Villa Gardens Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage It was New Year’s Day, 2020 when I realized what it felt like to be a part of history. I looked out at a sea of white hats and long white dresses on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, marching in the wake of our spectacular Rose Bowl
From anecdotes and experiences to events and innovation, this is where it all comes together. Hear firsthand from our residents and staff and see how their stories paint a picture of Front Porch.
Mateo Gavilanes spent more than two decades perfecting his skills as a tailor in Mexico. But when an opportunity to come to the United States presented itself almost 20 years ago, he decided to make the move. He has been a maintenance technician at Vista del Monte ever since, with only limited opportunities to practice
In August 2014, my lifelong friend, Dave Radcliff, invited me to join a 20-plus-mile swim relay across Catalina Channel. As it had never been attempted by 80-year-olds, we would set an international record. I feared I wouldn’t measure up, but I accepted. Dave swam in the 1956 Olympics. Our teammates, all Masters Swimmers, compete in