Making the Move to Senior Living – Your Decision or Others?

Posted on: May 12th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

As the military saying goes, “It’s better to be five years early, than five minutes late.” When you apply this principle to choosing the right time to move to a senior living community, it is entirely on the nose — moving before you need to ensures that you will get to retire the way that you want. […]

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For the Ages: KSU student filmmakers put Judson poetry into motion

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

“Phantom Limb.” “Empty Hands.” “Long Distance.” The very titles of these poems evoke images both poignant and provocative. Now imagine those poems – part of a collection of works by Judson Manor poets written during  a multiyear poetry workshop – realized on film by a group of talented student filmmakers. The result is the Film […]

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Alzheimer’s Association and Judson’s Virtual Presentation Provides Useful Caregiver Tips

Posted on: April 29th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

On Tuesday evening, Judson teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter for an informative presentation on understanding and responding to dementia, along with information on the memory care services that Judson provides. This educational program provided useful caregiver tips and strategies to respond to some common behaviors exhibited by individuals living with dementia. […]

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Embracing Community Through COVID-19

Posted on: April 21st, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

From the beginning, South Franklin Circle in Chagrin Falls has felt like home to Lillian Gattozzi. The retired registered nurse, 85, had grown up in nearby Bainbridge; after her husband passed away, she made her home in South Russell for 20 years. So when the time arrived to begin a new chapter, Lillian knew where […]

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Judson Volunteer Eileen Kollins Brings Community to Life for Jewish Residents

Posted on: April 14th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

Eileen Kollins, a steadfast and passionate volunteer who has led Judson’s Jewish programming for nearly a decade, was recently featured in the Cleveland Jewish News for the wonderful volunteer work she has done at Judson! Eileen’s labor of love at Judson began as a happenstance when she volunteered to step in for a Rabbi who […]

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April is Stress Awareness Month

Posted on: April 7th, 2021 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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A Journey Continued at Judson

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

More than 75 years have passed since a 10-year-old John H. Corrigan first picked up a mechanical pencil and started to draw. “That was it, I was hooked,” he says. “I discovered I loved the detail of mechanical drawing and that influenced my art for many, many years.” Today John, a retired advertising and creative […]

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Custom Made

Posted on: March 24th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

For more than a year, Bill Blunden has been committed to a project of the utmost importance: creating the perfect living space for himself and his wife, Brenda Lewison, at Judson Park. The couple – she, a retired editor and award-winning photographer, and he, a semi-retired architect — approached the project cautiously. “We had been […]

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

Posted on: March 18th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living
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If you’ve been keeping up with Judson’s health and wellness blogs, you’ll be familiar with this quote from the American Medical Association: “It has been verified through scientific exploration that more than 80 percent of all diseases are due to stress and strain that originate in the mind and reflect on the body.” We are experiencing more […]

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Pursing Passions at Judson

Posted on: March 10th, 2021 by Judson Senior Living

Despite the challenges of 2020, Judson residents have continued to move forward, whether pursuing their lifelong passions or exploring new dreams. In fact, that might be one of COVID’s silver linings: Reimagining our passions and pursuits in the shadow of a pandemic can enhance our sense of engagement.  Consider South Franklin Circle resident Pauline Ramig, […]

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