Maintaining an Active Lifestyle is the Key to a Longer, Happier Retirement

Posted on: December 18th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Readers of the November issue of Cleveland Magazine recently got a taste of a Judson Manor resident’s retirement living lifestyle. See a great example of what retirement life can be like through the eyes of Virginia Havens. Here is an excerpt from the story: Virginia Havens has trekked 100 miles of Spain’s Pilgrim Trail, banded […]

Creativity Integral to Independent Living at Judson Park

Posted on: December 10th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

The visual arts play a significant role in the lives of independent living residents at Judson Park. Whether it’s creating their own art work or bringing in local artists to display in the Park’s galleries, or coming together to display their work outside of Judson, their passion for a variety of mediums is contagious. The […]

‘Tis the Season – Judson Residents Give Back in Amazing Ways

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

The residents at Judson retirement communities give back to their community in amazing ways. From helping ex-felons improve their job interviewing skills to providing hand-knit clothing to donate to Cleveland area hunger centers, there is no end to the generosity. Here are some inspiring examples of how Judson residents volunteer their time. The Man with […]

Support Judson on Giving Tuesday December 2

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Do you like to help others? If so, we have some good news: your passion to create opportunities that enhance the quality of life can go further this Giving Tuesday. On December 2, we’re joining a national day of generosity called #GivingTuesday. It’s a day when you can make a big impact on the residents […]

A Taste for Adventure – Home Styles at South Franklin Circle – Part 4

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

In this monthly series, you’ll meet South Franklin Circle residents who will offer you an intimate look inside their homes. Whether it’s a cottage, attached garden home, apartment or town home – see how each resident adapted the space to their own taste and lifestyle.  Jean Lundin always had a taste for adventure. After the […]

Top 10 Questions You Need to Ask Any Continuing Care Retirement Community

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 by Heather Freemont

Not all continuing care retirement communities are created equal. As an informed consumer and potential resident, it’s up to you to discern which community is right for you. But you don’t have to do it alone. Here we’ve provided a list of 10 questions you need to ask any continuing care retirement community before you […]

Still in Charge and in My Own Home

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Active senior volunteer Cris Branche believes in staying ahead of the curve. That’s why she joined Judson Smart Living at Home. “As a member, it gives me peace of mind to know that Judson’s healthcare team is just a phone call away,” says Cris, who has lived in the Shaker-Ludlow neighborhood for 57 years. “My […]

Video – Judson Resident Loves Lifelong Learning at Case Western Reserve University

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

“There is always something new to learn,” says Judson Manor resident Virginia “Ginnie” Havens. In the video below Ginnie describes the variety of lifelong learning opportunities available to Judson residents only a few steps away at Case Western Reserve University. WATCH VIDEO: Judson and CWRU are embarking on a partnership that will offer Judson residents […]

Top 3 Ways to Stay Sharp as We Age

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Getting older has its challenges. Maintaining – and even improving – our mental capacity is critical to our continued health and to enjoying retirement. There are numerous ways to do this, the most commonly cited being simple brain teasers like crossword puzzles and Sudoku. But sometimes we need an added boost to keep us as […]

Resident Throws Wedding Reception for Former Artist-in-Residence

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Former Judson artist-in-residence Caitlin Lynch returned to Cleveland on Sunday, October 12, to celebrate her wedding for the second time – this time with her Judson family. Resident Clara Catliota masterminded the event, complete with a ceremonial cutting of the cake. “I couldn’t attend her wedding in Oregon, so we threw a party here instead!” […]