7 Scientifically Backed Ways to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a central nervous system disorder in which the region of the brain that controls movement deteriorates. This neural deterioration results in decreased dopamine levels, the brain chemical that controls coordinated movement. Dopamine plays a major role in a variety of mental and physical functions, including: Voluntary movement Cognition Mood Memory General […]

Judson at Home Provides Security for Aging in Place

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Like many seniors, Nancy Hammond hopes to age in place in her home near Shaker Square. “I like my suite, I like the people, and I like being able to walk to the services I need,” says the retired business librarian and indefatigable volunteer for the arts. A quick wit, Nancy goes on to explain […]

Medicare or Medicare Advantage: Do You Know the Difference?

Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

It’s Medicare Open Enrollment time again: October 15 through December 7, all seniors who have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan can make changes to those plans. Even if you’re happy with your current coverage, it’s worth taking a look at alternatives. You just might find something that’s a better fit for your budget or […]

Judson Manor Residents Bring Live Theatre to University Circle

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Bill and Mark Corcoran are making their dream a reality—bringing live theatre to Cleveland’s cultural epicenter, University Circle. The Judson Manor residents’ new venture, Theatre in the Circle, makes the Manor its creative home and primary performance venue. Bill and Mark conceived the company as a natural extension of Judson’s internationally recognized cultural programming. Watch the […]

Big Things Come in Small Packages – A Case for Small Space Living

Posted on: October 3rd, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

You know what they say about the best things coming in small packages? Well, the same could be said about small living spaces, too. Quaint living spaces can make a positive impact on our lives in many ways. A smaller footprint prompts us to live intentionally and cherish our surroundings. There’s less maintenance, freeing up […]

Unique Cottage Home Available at South Franklin Circle

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Set upon 90 pristine acres, South Franklin Circle offers a truly engaging retirement lifestyle within the picturesque village of Chagrin Falls. Recently, a spacious cottage has become available at South Franklin Circle. This 2,259 square-foot, two-bedroom, stand-alone home features a quaint front porch and a three-season room with lovely wooded views. With all of the […]

South Franklin Circle Home Styles – Part 3

Posted on: September 26th, 2016 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. Judy Beck loves watching the world go by as she […]

South Franklin Circle Screening Venue for Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

For the sixth consecutive year, South Franklin Circle is a sponsor and screening venue for the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival. This five-day celebration of the art of documentary film draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the U.S. and the world and brings them into our community. This year’s festival features 66 amazing films from […]

Adventures in Retirement: Peace of Mind While Traveling Abroad

Posted on: September 19th, 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 Peter Pesch shares about his recent jaunt to Switzerland and the peace of mind he experienced knowing all was taken care of back home. Every summer […]

When Is it Time for Assisted Living?

Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

When is it time for assisted living? Whether you’re a senior pondering this lifestyle change for yourself, or an adult child mustering the courage to broach this topic with your aging parent, it’s crucial that a plan be put in place. Just like we plan for retirement, planning our next steps as we age will […]