Art, for Al’s Sake

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

Comfort Matters restores a creative spirit By all measures, Al Cahen could be a Hollywood invention: the dashing young poet and painter who volunteers at Judson Park in the 1970s, where he meets his future wife, helps a resident recapture his creative mojo, and then 40 years later returns as a resident himself, in a […]

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Food for Thought: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

As we age our bodies’ needs inexorably change, and the old adage “You are what you eat” becomes quite literal. If we eat bad food, we feel bad. If we eat good food, we feel good! It really is that simple, and this effect is as potent on the body as it is on the […]

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A Flair for Living at South Franklin Circle

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

If there was one feature that drew Marcia Rogers to her home in South Franklin Circle, it was the sunny, airy bedroom with plenty of windows and natural light. “That’s why I chose this place,” she says. “It’s very cheery.” While the centerpiece of her bedroom might be the canopy bed, a visitor’s eye is […]

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12 Frequently Asked Questions on the Financial Affordability of Living at a Judson Retirement Community

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

Many people considering a move to a retirement community question whether or not they can afford it. Below we’ve summarized the most frequent questions prospective residents ask about the financial affordability of living at a Judson retirement community. 1. How can I determine whether I can afford live at a Judson community? We offer a […]

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New Lecture Series Conversations at Judson Park

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson Cleveland CWRU University Partnership

Looking for new lifelong learning opportunities to tempt your intellectual taste buds? Then consider Conversations at Judson Park. This new luncheon series, co-presented by Judson and the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning program at Case Western Reserve University will highlight a variety of meaningful academic and contemporary issues. The forum series ties in with […]

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Judson Manor’s Lobby is Ready for its Close Up!

Posted on: March 8th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

  The lobby of Judson Manor was recently renovated, further enhancing the elegance of the historic retirement residence in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood. Built in 1923 as Cleveland’s first luxury residential hotel, Judson Manor is now home to a vibrant community of older adults who embrace the benefits of living only steps away from many […]

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What’s New With The Nord Family Greenway

Posted on: March 6th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson Manor Senior Living

Work has begun on Case Western Reserve University’s Nord Family Greenway, a 300-foot-wide parkland that will stretch from Judson Manor and the university’s Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, continue past the Cleveland Museum of Art and then reach to CWRU’s Tinkham Veale University Center. And, thanks to a bold design from Sasaki Associates, […]

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Ambler Court Residents Enjoy a Well-Curated Life

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli

How do you downsize a 62-year-old household? If you are Nina and Jim Gibans, who moved to Judson Park last December, you do it with a warm heart, joyful intention, and the desire to live generously. Between them, these stalwarts of the Cleveland arts-and-culture scene had no shortage of meaningful collections in their Shaker Heights’ […]

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The Right Questions to Ask When Searching for Assisted Living

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson Smart Living Ambler Court Suite

For families facing the daunting task of finding an assisted living community for a loved one, there are seemingly countless considerations to make: quality of life, cost and caregiver competence, to name just a few. Not all assisted living communities are created equal, and sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between the […]

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South Franklin Circle Residents Get Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Radius Restaurant

Posted on: February 20th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Radius Restaurant Tour Karen Nadeau Catering & Events

Anyone for a cool, refreshing Moscow Mule?  How about a Lobster Lollipop? Why not try a from-scratch French Macaroon?  Is your mouth watering yet? These were just a few of the delicacies South Franklin Circle residents sampled during a “behind-the-scenes” guided tour of Radius lead by Catering and Events Coordinator Karen Nadeau. The private fine-dining […]

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