Across Front Porch’s communities, you’ll find many residents who were trailblazers during their careers — and who continue to nurture their passions in retirement. Peter Neumeyer, a resident of Friends House in Santa Rosa, is an expert on children’s literature. He founded one of the nation’s first children’s literature programs at San Diego State University.
In academic circles, “sense of place” refers to the subjective and emotional attachment people have to a particular geographic location, shaped by their personal experiences and cultural associations. Drawing on this definition, Front Porch developed the Sense of Place program: a six-part series that allows new and established residents to explore together how they experience
For more than a decade Andy Stein has had a love affair with stained glass. From lamp shades and candle holders to framed glass art, boxes and large architectural panels, the Friends House resident is using his talent and creativity to create unique pieces right in his home garage. “It’s a very meditative hobby,” Andy