Archive for the ‘Volunteering’ Category

You’re Not Just Exiting the Workforce, You’re Entering a New Phase of Life!

Posted on: January 9th, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

Maybe retirement is a few years away. You’re absolutely dying to get out of your job and have a little time to yourself. Who could blame you? When you are making plans for retirement, don’t just focus on it as an “exit.” Be sure you’re making plans for your “entry” as well! Get prepared early […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Finding Fun at the Fun Fair

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

It used to be Judson Manor’s best-kept secret, but now this resale boutique, organized and revitalized by a team of spirited residents, is the Manor’s newest hangout. “Some people had never been down here,” says Laura Berick, one of Fun Fair’s dedicated crew. “But they’re learning,” fellow resident Wilma Wittkowsky chimes in. Joining Wilma and […]

Judson Residents Volunteer Their Time and Talent

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week (April 23 to 29) is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change. Judson salutes the individuals who […]

Building Community: Meet Eileen Kollins, Judson Volunteer

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week (April 23 to 29) is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change. Judson salutes the individuals who volunteer […]

Resident Enjoys Volunteering in University Circle

Posted on: September 8th, 2016 by Judson Senior Living

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recognize Peter Pesch. He’s been sharing how he and his wife Donna took the plunge and moved to Judson Manor this past summer. But beyond getting settled into their new digs, a nice benefit of their retirement lifestyle is the volunteer opportunities in University Circle. In […]

Judson Park Residents Celebrate Adult B’nai Mitzvah

Posted on: June 27th, 2016 by Judson Senior Living

Congratulations to five Judson Park residents, ages 81-to-90, who celebrated their adult B’nai Mitzvah, Saturday, June 11th. Over 100 family members, friends, and fellow residents gathered in Judson Park’s auditorium to honor residents Carolyn Peskin, Rose Rubin, Paula Ockner, Eugenia Vainberg, and Allan Peskin. Traditionally, a Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a Jewish coming-of-age ritual […]

Residents Screen Films for Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Posted on: June 15th, 2016 by Margaret Miller

Preparing for a film festival is a lot of work. One of the biggest tasks is screening and selecting the final films shown. For the 2016 Chagrin Documentary Film Festival (CDFF), eight lucky South Franklin Circle residents are among the 25-to-30 volunteers helping festival Founder and Director Mary Ann Ponce screen films this summer. CDFF […]