Bringing Dreams to Life: CWRU’s New think[box] Is an Inventor’s Paradise

Posted on: April 27th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

These are high-tech times we’re living in, when lasers make art and 3-D printers produce detailed plastic prototypes of never-before-seen products. In the name of innovation and economic development, wouldn’t it be great to gather all those high-tech tools into one welcoming space and make them available to inventors, tinkerers, and artists alike? That’s the […]

How Craniosacral Therapy Reduces Stress

Posted on: April 25th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

April is Stress Awareness Month. If you read last week’s post, you’ll know that the American Medical Association has stated: “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.” “Everybody experiences stress,” says […]

Shopping in Chagrin Falls

Posted on: April 19th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Explore the special shops and independent retailers of Chagrin Falls, a quaint village minutes from South Franklin Circle. Much Ado in Chagrin Falls Have yourself a free afternoon? You would be well advised to spend it strolling through Chagrin Falls shops and enjoying the atmosphere of a quaint yet dynamic village. You’ll find independent boutiques […]

Why Cleveland Rates with Walkers

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Welcome to Cleveland. Now go take a walk. We don’t mean to be rude. We’re just suggesting that walking is one of the best possible ways to enjoy our city. Whether it’s a promenade past the grand cultural institutions of Wade Oval; a stroll through one of our lively neighborhoods; or a ramble along the […]

At Home with the Havens: Judson Manor Home Styles, Part 4

Posted on: April 7th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

In this blog series, you’ll meet Judson Manor residents who offer you an intimate look inside their homes. See how each resident adapted the space to their own taste and lifestyle. After 16 years of retirement, divided between a condo in Bratenahl and a mountain home in Montana, George and Virginia “Ginnie” Havens knew it […]

5 Ways Older Adults Can Reduce Stress

Posted on: April 4th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

“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.” – American Medical Association It’s been said that stress is the cause of all disease. Not just the stress you feel when under a […]

Adventures in Retirement: A Paris Lover’s Guide to Paris

Posted on: March 30th, 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 Manor resident George Havens recounts his trip to Paris this past fall to celebrate his wife Ginnie’s birthday. When we considered a destination to celebrate my wife Ginnie’s […]

A Community of Scholars: Opportunities Abound at Siegal Lifelong Learning Program

Posted on: March 22nd, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

  Travel through Cuba with an expert on Latin-American culture. Audit a college course on ancient philosophy. Or dive deep into opera with a lauded music critic. These are just a few of the stimulating options available to Judson Park and Judson Manor residents through the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University. […]

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Highlights Judson Artist-in-Residence Program

Posted on: March 17th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Actress/Comedienne Amy Poehler’s web site Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls recently posted the story below about a special friendship formed thanks to Judson’s Artist-in-Residence program. Here is an excerpt from the post: Judson Manor Artist-in-Residence Program Bridges Generational Gap By Trilby Beresford, March 14, 2016 There are many residential communities for seniors, each offering facilities and […]

South Franklin Circle Home Styles: Two-bedroom Apartment Offers Great Rooftop Views

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

In this 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. Susan and Stuart Crampton were in no rush to move. Retired […]