Archive for the ‘Chagrin Falls’ 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 […]

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 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’ […]

8 Sizzlin’ Summer Soirees You Don’t Want To Miss

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

This summer, Greater Cleveland struts its stuff with arts, culture and alluring views of nature. Northeast Ohio is definitely a place where retirees stay active and engaged in their greater community and summer is no exception. The scene is so busy and diverse it’s hard to know where to start, but we have a few suggestions: […]

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 […]

Judson Senior Living: A Career Destination

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

We are a city famous for “Rock-n-Roll”, the Cavs, the Tribe and even those Browns; but also a world leader in health care. So what makes Judson Senior Living stand out in a crowd?  It is our associates, the people who take care of our residents every day. From day one and even before, our […]