Tag: friendship

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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Opposites Attract at Vista del Monte

Friends Ed and Gary Find Much in Common Despite Differences After first meeting residents Ed Grat and Gary Janka, you may not think the two would have much in common. Ed loves the theatre and Gary prefers quiet meditation. Gary is a Buddhist minister and Ed was raised Catholic. Gary has lived at Vista del

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