Category Archives: Jasmine

News from The Jasmine: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, residents of The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA, ate tasty holiday food and danced to The Chris Ross Band. The resident Comedy Group also performed a special skit for an enthusiastic audience. … 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 the Jasmine: Holiday Comedy

At the Jasmine at Founders Village in Fountain Valley, CA, the Jasmine Comedy Group, led by Jo McLaughlin, did a phenomenal job performing holiday carols and hilarious skits for about 50 residents at the holiday party in December. ~ Meloney … 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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Community News: Celebrating Together

One great advantage to living in an EngAGE community is the opportunity for shared celebrations. Whether it’s a holiday or a birthday, enjoying the company of friends makes the occasion special.      

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News from the Jasmine: Art

News from the Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA: Art Class provides a relaxing environment for residents to explore their creativity through different art mediums. Recently the class experimented with watercolor and wax transfer, and acrylic on canvas … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Improv Comedy

From Jo McLachlan, Improv Comedy teacher at The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA: “Our ladies from the Jasmine are at it again! Every comedy club meeting ended up being an argument about politics, so this is the … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Improv Comedy + Art

News from the Jasmine Senior Apartments in Fountain Valley (Orange Country): “Do You Like to Laugh?” – In this weekly class, participants discuss the elements of humor, teach each other about cultural humor, practice speaking English, and learn about improvisation. Research … Continue reading

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The Jasmine: Senior Olympics + Creativity

Meloney Morse, Regional Programs Director reports: “The residents were very happy to inform me that they were sent a ‘party bus’ with bright party lights [for transportation to the EngAGE Senior Olympics]. It was a good day for everyone. Five … Continue reading

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The Jasmine: Yoga + Children’s Clothing for Africa

Yoga provides safe exercise and facilitates increased flexibility, strength, and endurance as well as a relaxed and focused mental state. Instructor Chihiro Sano includes postures that enhance both mobility and balance. Instructor Shirley Yu reported that residents completed 82 dresses and eight … Continue reading

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