Adventures in Retirement: In Awe of the Panama Canal

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Adventures in Retirement is an occasional series highlighting how independent living residents at Judson are making the most of this next chapter of their lives. Here Judson Park resident Clare Bechtold describes her recent trip to the Caribbean, including the Panama Canal. When considering a location for her next adventure, Clare Bechtold had no doubt […]

Top 10 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

Posted on: July 19th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

If you’ve been keeping up with Judson’s health and wellness articles, you’ll be familiar with this quote from the American Medical Association: “It has been verified through scientific exploration that more than 80 percent of all diseases are due to stress and strain that originate in the mind and reflect on the body.” We are […]

Cleveland Ready for Its Close Up During the Republican National Convention

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by Margaret Miller

For nearly two years, Cleveland has been busy preparing for the Republican National Convention. The city takes the spotlight July 18-21 and will draw over 50,000 visitors and 15,000 media personnel to northeast Ohio. Approximately 60,000 hotel rooms have been reserved, with the city projected to receive $200 million from direct spending the week of […]

Dittrick Medical Museum: Your ℞ for a Healthy Curiosity

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Science, technology, history and sociology interlock like the parts of an expensive microscope at Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum, a fascinating repository of more than 150,000 artifacts from our medical past on the Case Western Reserve University campus. With roots reaching back to 1898, the Dittrick collections are displayed on the second and third […]

Eight Big Mistakes to Avoid When Saving for Retirement

Posted on: July 11th, 2016 by Adam Bechler, Wells Fargo Advisors

Judson is collaborating with Wells Fargo Financial Advisors to bring you a new series of blog posts focused on helpful tips and relevant information regarding financial issues that affect older adults. You’ve heard the stories. Hard-working people on the road to achieving their retirement dreams become sidetracked by unforeseen developments: unexpected medical expenses, a downturn in the […]

South Franklin Circle Home Styles – Every Day a New Experience

Posted on: July 6th, 2016 by Maggie Kaput

When Jean Kogge isn’t in her apartment, you’ll likely find her at a cocktail party, seeing one of her favorite musicals at Playhouse Square, or enjoying a meal at a local restaurant with friends. Whatever it is, Jean is always looking for something fun and exciting to take part in. “It’s easy, just enough space, […]

Forward Progress: Selling Our Home and Moving Into Temporary Quarters at Judson Manor

Posted on: June 29th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Meet Peter and Donna Pesch. This is second in a series where they detail, first-hand, their decision to move to Judson Manor’s newly renovated 11th Floor. Enjoy a candid, insider’s point of view of what it’s like moving to a Judson community. As noted in our earlier blog, we contacted Lee-Ann Spacek, a relocation consultant […]

Judson Park Residents Celebrate Adult B’nai Mitzvah

Posted on: June 27th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Congratulations to five Judson Park residents, ages 81-to-90, who celebrated their adult B’nai Mitzvah, Saturday, June 11th. Over 100 family members, friends, and fellow residents gathered in Judson Park’s auditorium to honor residents Carolyn Peskin, Rose Rubin, Paula Ockner, Eugenia Vainberg, and Allan Peskin. Traditionally, a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a Jewish coming-of-age ritual […]

Nord Greenway Offers Judson Manor Residents Even Better Access to University Circle

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016 by Maggie Kaput

A new project underway to make Case Western Reserve students’ walk to class a little easier and a little greener, will also have a positive impact on Judson’s residents’ access to The Maltz Performing Arts Center and greater University Circle. The Nord Family Greenway, which is planned for completion in about a year, will connect […]

7 Tips for Adult Children Caring for Aging Parents

Posted on: June 20th, 2016 by Margaret Miller

“The number of adults taking care of aging parents has tripled in the past 15 years, and a full 25 percent of grown children are helping their parents by providing either personal care or financial assistance” –Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D., The Huffington Post Adult caregiving is a paradoxical thing. It can provide an immense sense […]