We talk about gratitude a lot here at Vista del Monte, Front Porch’s retirement community in Santa Barbara. Not only because it has been proven to benefit one’s mental health, but also because we, as staff, get to experience it every day. As Vista del Monte’s chaplain, I have the unique pleasure of getting to
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.
“Did you hear the one about the man who robbed the bank in a wheel chair? He made an easy escape because the security guard jumped up to hold the door open for him.” From anecdotes about bank robbers who slide past bank security in their wheelchairs to observations on by-stander’s reactions when one takes
More than two dozen employees have served residents for over two decades The year was 1984 and Los Angeles was in the middle of hosting the summer Olympics, when Jeannie Weber, who had just moved to town, took a part-time job as the Kingsley Manor receptionist on the night shift. Thirty-five years later, Jeannie, who