Category Archives: Community News

News from Tavarua: Hand-Crafting Coasters

Residents at Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA, enjoyed a rainy afternoon making scenic coasters for the community lounge and their own apartments. They used Mod Podge to seal beautiful photos on travertine tile. They enjoyed gathering scenic photos of … Continue reading

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News from Portofino: Chinese New Year Celebration

The residents of Portofino Villas in Pomona, CA, recently celebrated the Chinese New Year with a festive presentation of native costumes, dances, and singing. Some residents delighted the attendees with their excellent performances, and a professional group was brought to the … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia @ 9th: Screen Printing

The Residents of Magnolia at 9th in San Bernardino celebrated their last Art class in January with Instructor Julian Rubalcaba by learning how to use positive and negative space, and shape to begin screen printing. They really enjoyed the project … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia at Highland: Centerpiece Art

The residents of Magnolia at Highland in San Bernardino are exploring and creating art using newspaper, plastic bottles, and fabric. Their final product will be the centerpiece in the community room for all the residents to enjoy. ~ Alma Wright, … Continue reading

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A Farewell Valentine for an EngAGE Resident

EngAGE Program Director Jennifer Fallon kindly shared this poignant story with the EngAGE team, and now, with you: EngAGE brings so many wonderful experiences to our seniors every day. Our residents are at a different period in their lives facing new challenges, … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: The Hearts and Hands Project

Residents at LBSAC were offered an opportunity to work on a creative art project for a long established Long Beach non-profit called The California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ). CCEJ is a human relations organization dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and racism through … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Yoga

Yoga students at The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA, stretch and relax during Yoga Hour led by Backhausdance member and certified yoga instructor, Chihiro Sano. ~ Meloney Morse, Regional Program Director  

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Art as Exercise

EngAGE art teacher Colette Brown and her students at LBSAC got some nice press recently on Gazettes.com, “Long Beach’s Favorite Community Website.” From the article: Colette Brown, a 25-year-old researcher and artist, leads a ceramics class at Long Beach Senior … Continue reading

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Movement Based Performance Art Class for Three EngAGE Communities

Here’s an example of the kind of creative programming our residents will enjoy in 2017. This is a shared class that is open to residents at North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony (NoHo SAC), Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), and the Piedmont … Continue reading

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News from The Grove: Yoga

Yoga students at The Grove in Garden Grove, CA, stretch and relax during Yoga Hour led by Backhausdance member and certified yoga instructor, Chihiro Sano. [We have two blog posts today! If you receive the blog in your email, you’ll see both by scrolling … Continue reading

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