Top 3 Ways to Stay Sharp as We Age

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Getting older has its challenges. Maintaining – and even improving – our mental capacity is critical to our continued health and to enjoying retirement. There are numerous ways to do this, the most commonly cited being simple brain teasers like crossword puzzles and Sudoku. But sometimes we need an added boost to keep us as […]

Resident Throws Wedding Reception for Former Artist-in-Residence

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Former Judson artist-in-residence Caitlin Lynch returned to Cleveland on Sunday, October 12, to celebrate her wedding for the second time – this time with her Judson family. Resident Clara Catliota masterminded the event, complete with a ceremonial cutting of the cake. “I couldn’t attend her wedding in Oregon, so we threw a party here instead!” […]

Video — CBS News Story Captures Essence of Judson Artist-in-Residence Program

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 by Judson Retirement Community

In case you missed it — CBS News’ “On the Road with Steve Hartman” aired a story about Judson’s ground-breaking Artist-in-Residence program — where select Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) students live at Judson Manor during the school year and, in exchange for room and board, perform for the residents and provide other cultural programming […]

CBS News to Shine National Spotlight on Judson Manor Artist-in-Residence Program

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Be sure to tune in this Friday and Sunday as CBS News’s “On the Road with Steve Hartman” airs a story about Judson Manor’s ground-breaking Artist-in-Residence program—where select Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) students live at the Manor during the school year and, in exchange for free rent, perform for the residents and provide other […]

Mansion Courts Combine History and Elegance for Distinctive Retirement Living in Cleveland Heights

Posted on: October 2nd, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

When you step inside the Mansion Courts at Judson Park, you step into Cleveland history. Built in 1920 as the dream home of Warren Bicknell, president of Cleveland Construction, and designed by Cleveland architectural firm, Meade and Hamilton, this reproduction 17th-century Jacobean English manor house is located in the historic Ambler Heights district of Cleveland […]

Mansion Courts at Judson Park Offer Great Access to Cleveland Heights and University Circle

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Kerstin Trawick admits she learned a thing or two about successful aging from her parents. “When they moved to Judson from Texas in the 1980s, we took notes,” says Kerstin. “Based on their experience, Leonard and I knew Judson was for us,” she says. “It was a gift to us that my parents planned ahead […]

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival at South Franklin Circle and Judson Manor

Posted on: September 24th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

South Franklin Circle is located in the heart of the Chagrin Valley, a bucolic region of Northeast Ohio, located about 30 minutes east of downtown Cleveland. Living at South Franklin Circle you are a short stroll of less than one mile from the Village of Chagrin Falls. Discover great shops, restaurants and other wonderful amenities […]

South Franklin Circle Home Styles – Part 3

Posted on: September 15th, 2014 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 […]

Resident Appreciates Complimentary Real Estate and Moving Services

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

Peggy Brooks had lived in her Orange Village home for 43 years. She was excited to move to South Franklin Circle, but putting her house on the market seemed a daunting task, not to mention embarking on a move. “What did I know about finding a realtor?” asks Peggy. Luckily, Peggy found advocates in two […]

Radius Restaurant Delivers Fine Dining for Residents and Visitors Alike

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by Rob Lucarelli

The Plain Dealer and recently reviewed Radius Restaurant, South Franklin Circle’s fine dining restaurant, which is open to the public. Here is an excerpt of the review: It’s a shame Brillat-Savarin died 226 years ago. The erudite French lawyer and essayist, who at age 71 wrote the classic and still-delightful celebration of dining, “The […]