Embracing Change and Reflecting on a Successful 2018

Posted on: December 5th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Luxury Independent Living Ballroom at Judson Manor

Since its inception, Judson has been a forward-thinking senior living community, with a belief in offering smart choices for its residents. During this past year, a number of exciting projects, funded through the generosity of gifts made to the Judson Foundation,  have helped Judson meet that goal, increasing the beauty and functionality of its public […]

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Judson Park Resident Nina Gibans Connects the Dots

Posted on: November 28th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

If you think joie de vivre comes with an expiration date, just consider Nina Freedlander Gibans.  Poet, curator, educator, director, producer, facilitator, self-identified “cultural consultant,” and author of seven books, Nina, 86, has long been a relevant and respected voice on the Cleveland cultural scene. The Judson Park resident continues to transition gracefully from project […]

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Recognizing and Relieving Sandwich Generation Caregiving Stress

Posted on: November 19th, 2018 by Alzheimer's Association
Cleveland home health aid

November is National Family Caregivers month and the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups fill a need for those caring for loved ones with memory impairment. Judson is proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter.  “I’ll be there on Tuesday at 10.” Tammy Lacey saw the toll caring for her mother, Peggy, was taking […]

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Who Says 60 is Too Old to Figure Skate?

Posted on: November 15th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This article is By Jeanne Erdmann and was originally published on February 10, 2014 by the Washington Post and features Judson’s good friend, Joan Pagano as an expert!  For most people near age 50, ice is a source of peril, a sure fall and maybe even broken bones. The idea that someone approaching 60 and even past 70 […]

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Purpose Driven Writer: Sharing Wisdom of Continual Growth

Posted on: November 7th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

As a nurse, counselor, teacher, spiritual community leader, and minister, Nancy Glende’s life’s work has been about fostering personal growth – both for herself and for others. Recently, the South Franklin Circle independent living resident — who is also a musician and a talented amateur painter — has added the title of journalist to her […]

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Adventures in Retirement: Exploring Antarctica, Botswana, and Alaska

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

Not too many years ago, if you saw a large, cherry-red Hummer truck tooling around the Chagrin River valley, Fran Baker may have been in the driver’s seat. Besides being a truck lover, Fran is a world traveler, award-winning nature photographer, and accomplished collector of Navajo artifacts, petrified wood, African masks, Zuni fetishes, exotic jewelry, […]

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Judson Senior Living Participates in 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This past Saturday, the Judson Senior Living team participated in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland. The Judson team was honored to receive the largest team award for the Cleveland Walk!   225 associates, residents, friends and family registered as a part of the Judson team […]

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Six Things You Should Know Before Medical Marijuana Becomes Legal in Ohio

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 by Stacy Brubaker
Judson Senior Living Doctor Patient

Everybody is talking about it.  We hear about it on the news, in the newspapers and on the web.  But what do you really know about how Ohio is rolling out the legalization of medical marijuana?  I recently attended a conference presented by Leading Age Ohio, an advocate of not-for-profit services for older Ohioans, to […]

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James and Donna Reid Honored with 2018 Judson Award for Philanthropic Leadership

Posted on: October 4th, 2018 by Kathy Janini

Since Judson’s founding in 1906, generations of benefactors have played an important role in advancing Judson’s mission. On September 13, Judson Foundation celebrated the unwavering philanthropic spirit that has strengthened the organization at its fourth annual Celebration of Generosity. More than 100 loyal friends and benefactors gathered in the ballroom at the historic Judson Manor […]

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Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Opens October 2!

Posted on: September 27th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Chagrin Falls SFC

For the ninth 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 89 amazing films from […]

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