Category Archives: Dorado

Flashback to Halloween Fun

Yes, we know that we’re heading into December, but we couldn’t resist posting an assortment of photos taken at some of the outstanding EngAGE community Halloween parties last month. Residents of all ages enjoyed the fun, games, and lots of … Continue reading

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News from Dorado: Technology

At Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA, our resident, Saraia, has found that Tech Class is a very productive time. Every Thursday, she comes down not only to learn about technology, but also to learn English. She is on a … Continue reading

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EngAGE Video: The Challenges of Learning About Technology

Thanks to EngAGE tech guru Miles Morse for making this wonderful video about the challenges older adults face when learning about technology, and thanks to our EngAGE community residents from Coventry Court, Dorado, and Jasmine Senior Apartments for participating on … Continue reading

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News from Dorado: Art Class

Art students at Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA,  use acrylics, watercolors and color pencils, offering them the opportunity for creative expression as well as socializing. Instructor Essence Parker comments, “My star pupils, as I refer to them, enjoy the opportunity to … Continue reading

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News from Dorado: Art

News from Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA: Acrylic Painting class offers the opportunity for creative expression as well as socialization. Instructor Nicole Gallardo comments, “This month, we started painting a work inspired by or a replica of a … Continue reading

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News from Dorado: Gardening

News from Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA: The Archstone Foundation has granted funds to Second Harvest to build and maintain community gardens at five EngAGE communities that they serve, including Dorado.   Residents have been busy planting, nurturing, and … Continue reading

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EngAGE Welcomes Essence Parker, Regional Programs Director in Orange County

EngAGE welcomes ESSENCE PARKER, M.A., Regional Programs Director for the Dorado, Solara Court, and Villa Anaheim communities in Orange County. Ms. Parker uses her passion for the betterment of vulnerable populations – including at-risk youth, senior, and veteran demographics – to … Continue reading

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Community News: EngAGE’s First Orange County Art Show

EngAGE’s first Orange County art show was great fun for everyone! Congratulations to all 22 artist participants from the Solara Court, Villa Anaheim, Dorado, and Jasmine senior housing communities. We had 50 people in attendance at the opening reception! Thanks to … Continue reading

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Artists at Work at Dorado Senior Apartments

From EngAGE Regional Programs Director Robin Hart: “Here’s a lovely photo montage our Site Leader Jaqui Miles did of the participants at Dorado who are studying paper mache with Martha Fahgahni.” Looks like fun, doesn’t it? Dorado Senior Apartments are … Continue reading

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“Senior TV News” EngAGE Comedy Video

EngAGE’s improv teacher, Jo McLachlan, brought together residents from the Jasmine, Dorado, and Villa Anaheim Senior Apartment communities to share their unique take on broadcast news! Featuring: Sharon G. Schwartz, Rose Verrengia, Peggy Musetti, Miriam Suarez, Sally Leland, Jo McLachlan, … Continue reading

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