Are You Ready for a Retirement Community? 6 Signs it’s Time to Make the Move

Posted on: January 2nd, 2019 by Judson Senior Living
Are You Ready for a Retirement Community?

Like all major life changes, the decision to leave your house is a momentous one. Happily, it’s also one that comes with plenty of upsides. Read on for 6 signs it’s time to move to a retirement community. You could cruise the Caribbean instead of shoveling the sidewalk. You can leave the snow shovels and […]

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6 Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

Once you’ve lived through a few northeast Ohio winters, you know how to handle the bad weather, right? For older adults it’s especially important to be prepared when it comes to the chilly winter months, because we never know when a large storm might hit leaving us at home indefinitely.  We’ve compiled a list of […]

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7 Healthy Eating Tips for Those Over the Age of 65

Posted on: December 18th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Healthy Eating Tips for Those Over the Age of 65

  As we age our bodies’ needs inevitably change, and it becomes ever more important to place increased emphasis on healthy eating and lifestyle. Bearing this in mind, we sat down with Mary Schellhammer, a registered dietitian at Judson for more than 14 years. Each day Mary offers insights and advice to those interested in […]

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Theatre in the Circle Sets A New Stage

Posted on: December 12th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living
Theatre in the Circle, Judson Manor

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 […]

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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
Artwork of Judson Park Resident Nina Gibans

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
Who Says 60 is Too Old to Figure Skate?

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
Sharing Wisdom of Continual Growth

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
Exploring Antarctica, Botswana, and Alaska

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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