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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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Experience and Expertise: A Judson Author Connects Through Writing

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson Resident George Havens - Author

In the past 14 years, Judson Manor resident George Havens has brought seven books to life, tackling topics that range from strategies for a successful pitch to inspirational heroes. That’s a remarkable achievement by any measure. But for this long-time advertising executive, business consultant, and active senior, it has simply been a question of sharing […]

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Judson is the Purr-fect Place for Furry Friends!

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Margaret Miller

Here’s a twist on Valentine’s Day: We’re showcasing the love affairs Judson residents have with their  four-legged friends! The pet-friendly environment at all of Judson’s communities is a definite selling point for residents. Plus, they are just plain fun to have around – they lighten the mood of any situation. Dogs especially offer a social […]

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Judson Health Center is a U.S. News Best Nursing Home for 2016-2017

Posted on: February 8th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson medical staff discuss patient care

We’re proud to announce another accolade: The Judson Health Center is a U.S. News Best Nursing Home for 2016-2017. U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide, across each state and in 100 major metropolitan areas. The Judson Health Center is one of just over 2,000 nursing homes to earn the designation of a U.S. […]

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“A Family of Friends”: Six Companions Discuss Why Judson at Home Works for Them

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
A celebratory wine toast - Judon's South Franklin Circle Community

Outside, it’s January and the leaden sky hangs heavy with cold rain. But inside Radius, the elegant restaurant at South Franklin Circle, the air is filled with warmth and good cheer. Within the intimate dining room, six long-time friends are gathered around an ample table, their conversation punctuated with peals of laughter and shared recollections. […]

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Let’s Celebrate! Judson Blog Named One of 100 Best Retirement Blogs Worldwide

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson residents enjoying a Tai Chi class at the South Franklin Circle community.

Good morning subscribers!  We want to share the good news that Judson’s blog has been named one of the 100 Best Retirement Blogs in the world by www.feedspot.com! Feedspot ranked the blogs ranked based on following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality […]

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Theatre in the Circle Proves Life Doesn’t End at Retirement…It Gets Better!

Posted on: February 1st, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Bill & Mark Corcoran - Founders of Theatre in the Circle at Judson Manor

Judson Manor residents Bill and Mark Corcoran are proof that life doesn’t end when you move to a Judson community—it thrives!  The enterprising couple has created Theatre in the Circle, a semi-professional community theatre that makes its artistic home at Judson Manor.  Performances are open to both Judson residents and the public. They launched the […]

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Trio of education programs set to energize Judson in 2017

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Senator Sherrod Brown Q&A Session at Judson's South Franklin Circle Community

Continuing education is a cornerstone of the overall Judson experience. As in past years, 2017 brings a variety of stimulating intellectual programming to all three of Judson’s retirement communities. Here’s an exciting taste of what to expect: Judson Manor Roundtable This winter lecture series has been attracting prominent Cleveland leaders to Judson since the program’s […]

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South Franklin Circle Home Styles: An Artist in Residence

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Judson's South Franklin Circle Resident John Corrigan

Looking inside of John H. Corrigan’s cottage at South Franklin Circle, you know right away that painting is his avocation and his passion. His and other artists’ work hangs – in his words, “all over the place.” John has lived at South Franklin for almost two years, but he’s no newcomer to art. He started […]

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No Hibernating Allowed: Creative Ways for Older Adults to Stay Active during Winter

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by Rob Lucarelli
Watching television is tempting but there are many creative ways for older adults to stay active in winter.

Snuggling on the couch is always a temptation in the winter months, especially in Cleveland: only 167 days a year bring us even partial sunshine, according to the National Climate Data Center. The rest of the year we’re looking at about 80 percent cloud cover. Sounds pretty bleak, doesn’t it? “The predominant color of the […]

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