Category: Our Communities

Staff and Residents Showcase Their Creativity During Pandemic

Despite the need for social distancing, Walnut Village residents and staff have been incredibly creative during the past few months, using their creativity and ingenuity to stay engaged but safe. Virtual exercise classes; a virtual Seder; Zoom community meetings; virtual happy hours; an activity packet with brain teasers, word games; quilting activities; journaling; activity cart… Read more

Connections in a Time of COVID

When I began working at Front Porch in 2002, I came with experience in advertising and a passion for marketing. I expected to use skills that I had learned over the years and make a difference in an industry that serves older adults. What I didn’t expect was the opportunity to evolve as a person… Read more

Commemorating Juneteenth

June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans in Texas learned of their emancipation–more than two years following the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Recent events remind us that the Black community is still waiting to achieve the promise of equality Juneteenth represents.  Systemic injustices continue to harm… Read more