Archive for the ‘Location’ Category

Jump In! Seniors Who Swim Enjoy Many Benefits

Posted on: January 30th, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

A swimming pool was the veritable fountain of youth for the seniors in 1985’s fantasy flick, “Cocoon.”  Of course, in the real world, a dip in the pool can’t literally make you younger. But when it comes to improving your vigor, swimming delivers a host of benefits that can make you feel like you’ve rolled […]

Theatre in the Circle Sets A New Stage

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

Judson Manor residents Bill and Mark Corcoran are proof that life doesn’t end when you move to a Judson community — it thrives! Residents since 2014, the enterprising couple has created Theatre in the Circle, a vibrant theater company that makes its artistic home at Judson Manor in University Circle.  Veteran theater producers, directors and […]

Embracing Change and Reflecting on a Successful 2018

Posted on: December 5th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Opens October 2!

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

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 […]

Resident Loves Life at South Franklin Circle

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

South Franklin Circle resident, John Corrigan was kind enough to write the following about his experience living at our independent living community in Chagrin Falls.  I moved into South Franklin Circle during the early spring of 2015 after my wife entered a nearby memory care facility nearby; so I could be close to her each […]

The George A. Streeter Gallery at Judson Park: A Living Legacy

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

This article can also be seen in the Fall 2018 issue of CAN Journal. The George A. Streeter Gallery, established at Judson Park in 2014, is living up to the vision of its namesake as evidenced by the quality and diversity of its upcoming exhibitions. As a respected psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Streeter was well aware […]

A New Stage: Judson Manor’s Theatre in the Circle Earns a 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize Nomination

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

Ask Judson Manor residents Bill and Mark Corcoran how they feel about their nomination for a 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize, and you’ll hear words like “pleased,” “proud,” and even “dumbfounded.” The nomination recognizes the Corcorans’ work in establishing the groundbreaking Theatre in the Circle at Judson Manor, the independent retirement living community in University Circle. […]

The Cardinal Takes Flight at South Franklin Circle

Posted on: July 19th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Once a month, a core group of four communications-minded members convenes at South Franklin Circle, where they nudge along their fledgling project, The Cardinal. For Connie Miller, Nancy King Smith, Pauline Ramig, and Drew Clemens, this monthly, four-page members’ newsletter is a source of pride and pleasure, and has been since September 2017, when Residents’ […]