Celebrating a Visionary Leader and Grass-Roots Advocates for Green Space in University Circle

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Last week, Judson was a place of celebration honoring a visionary leader and a grass-roots advocate for green space in University Circle. We hosted University Circle Inc. at Judson Manor for their annual spring board meeting, during which Judson Manor residents, George and Virginia Havens as well as past President and CEO, Cynthia H. Dunn, […]

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Judson Manor Opens New Barrier Free South Entrance

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This post was originally published in Judson Foundation’s Spring 2018 Issue of Inspire. A new entrance on the south side of Judson Manor will help enhance accessibility while preserving the historic character of the nearly century-old building. Originally known as Wade Park Manor, the residential hotel was designed for luxury living by George Post & […]

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Action/Reaction: Judson Park Residents Explore Dance with GroundWorks

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This post was originally published on GroundWorks Dance’s Blog. There is great empowerment in being able to express yourself. And when words are not easily at one’s disposal, movement and music can do the “talking.” Residents at the Judson Park retirement and assisted living community had the unique opportunity to explore the creative process of […]

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Size Doesn’t Matter: How to Live Large with Small Square-Footage

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

If composer Burt Bacharach taught us anything back in 1964, it’s this: A house is not a home. Assuming that’s true, one has to ask: What does that make a 500-square-foot apartment? While it’s tempting for suburban types to dismiss such a compact space as nothing more than an overgrown closet, for residents living in […]

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The Compassionate Community: South Franklin Circle Develops a Culture of Caring

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

What is compassion? How do we develop it? And how do we reach out and offer compassion to others? These are some of the questions being explored by a group of South Franklin Circle residents, under the gentle facilitation of Cathy Lewis and Stuart Crampton. Cathy has lived at South Franklin Circle since 2013; Stuart […]

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Tracey Lind Named Honorary Chair of Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Judson Board Member, The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, retired Dean of Cleveland’s Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, will serve as Honorary Chair of the Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s® to be held October 13 at the Great Lakes Science Center. In 2016, Tracey, 64, was diagnosed in the early stages of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).  Frontotemporal Dementia refers […]

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National Nurses Week: Caring, Connecting and Comfort are the Keys to Judson’s Nursing

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

At Judson, National Nurses Week (May 6 to 12) is an annual cause for celebration. These seven short days provide an opportunity to reflect upon our successes, anticipate our future, and honor all the nurses who contribute their caring and expertise to our community. This year, Judson has an extra reason to celebrate: Once again, […]

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Judson Chefs Keep Food Fresh, Creative and Fun!

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Judson chef prepared seared scallop entre.

Judson Manor, Judson Park and South Franklin Circle keep it fresh with excited and talented chefs on all three of our campuses. The creativity that they bring into our kitchens inspires our staff and our residents to view dining experiences as just that, an experience! With constantly changing ideas, menus and opportunities, they do everything […]

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April is Stress Awareness Month

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 by Diane Menges

Diane Menges is Judson’s Community Wellness Coordinator. She is a certified yoga and spin instructor, personal trainer, and experienced aquatics instructor. She is also a professional singer, with a degree in music and a knack for integrating rhythm into wellness programming. We all know that stress is something that can creep into our lives any […]

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Meet Judson’s New CEO, Kendra J. Urdzik

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

For Kendra Urdzik, Judson’s newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, the path from a college internship to the community’s top post has been 20 years in the making – years that have been filled with personal growth, professional development and commitment. A licensed nursing home administrator with a certificate in gerontology, and an MBA […]

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