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 […]

Video Captures Friendship Between Resident and Student

Posted on: September 12th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Our friends over at Great Big Story just published a video that captures the friendship between Judson Manor resident Laura Berick and artist-in-residence Tiffany Tieu. A graduate student at The Cleveland Institute of Music, Tiffany receives complimentary housing at the Manor in exchange for performances for the residents. Watch the video:    

Resident Enjoys Volunteering in University Circle

Posted on: September 8th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recognize Peter Pesch. He’s been sharing how he and his wife Donna took the plunge and moved to Judson Manor this past summer. But beyond getting settled into their new digs, a nice benefit of their retirement lifestyle is the volunteer opportunities in University Circle. In […]

Resident Reaps Benefits of Healthcare Services at South Franklin Circle

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Dr. Roger Hsu and his wife, Eva, are founding members and long-time residents of South Franklin Circle. They chose the community for a number of reasons. First, the inviting Western Reserve campus felt just like home for them, offering a platform they felt would only enhance their already active independent lifestyle. For example, Roger, a […]

Guests Get Sneak Peek of Ambler Court Assisted Living at Judson Park

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Last Thursday, nearly 100 guests had the opportunity to preview Ambler Court, a newly remodeled assisted living neighborhood at Judson Park. Guests enjoyed self-guided tours that included four of the 24 spacious, private two-room suites now available. As they savored mini grilled-cheese sandwiches with basil, creamy tomato basil soup and young potatoes daubed with sour cream and […]

Why Cleveland: Men’s Journal Names Cleveland “One of the Best Cities to Live”

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 by Margaret Miller

This post is part of a regular series where we’ll spotlight reasons Why Cleveland is the best retirement option you’ve never thought of. From its rich arts and culture and vibrant restaurant scene, to its multiple recreational opportunities and world-class health care, learn Why Cleveland is both an exciting and surprisingly affordable choice for retirement! […]

Customizing Our New Home At Judson Manor

Posted on: August 11th, 2016 by Rob Lucarelli

Meet Peter and Donna Pesch. This is third 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. Both Donna and I have lived in a variety of houses and apartments. […]