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Category Archives: Metro Chinatown
Last month, creative residents at The Metro @ Chinatown Senior Lofts in downtown Los Angeles enjoyed making decorations for their home or as a gift for a loved one for Valentine’s Day. ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director
News from Portofino, Casa Bonita, San Antonio Gardens, and Metro Chinatown: Thanksgiving and Harvest Celebrations
Before we get too far away from the November celebrations: At Portofino in Pomona, residents enjoyed celebrating their Thanksgiving holiday with a community potluck, dancing and fun. Participation was at an all time high in November with 65 attendees. There is a lot … Continue reading
At Magnolia at Highland Senior Apartments in San Bernardino, Artists Round Table changed up the class for the holidays by creating some festive holiday ornaments for the community tree. The relaxed environment enabled residents to share their own holiday stories, and brought laughter … Continue reading
Art classes provide an opportunity for residents to explore their creativity through various mediums. At The Metro @ Chinatown Senior Lofts in downtown Los Angeles, residents are working on color theory composition painting. Instructor Fabian Debora says that residents are amazed at their … Continue reading
When does EngAGE like Bingo? When it’s ESL Bingo! Turning the game into a way to learn English as a second language makes it quite a worthwhile experience. Instructor Laura Martos teaches ESL at The Metro at Chinatown Senior Lofts … Continue reading
EngAGE residents know that staying active means staying healthy! EngAGE offers a variety of classes, workshops, and special programs at each of our communities. These posts highlight just a small sample.
Art and hand-crafting classes provide an opportunity for residents to explore their creativity through various mediums. Recently, Art Instructor Fabian Debora introduced the technique of using ink. Residents enjoyed and were amazed by the medium’s fluidity. Fabian describes the communication and relationship … Continue reading
Sixteen residents of Metro Chinatown participated in the eagerly anticipated EngAGE Senior Olympics, some bringing home medals for their efforts. Instructor Toni Byrd’s Jewelry Class offers students the opportunity to learn how to design and create jewelry for themselves and … Continue reading
The weekly conversational English class for non-English speakers develops and strengthens English language skills. The class offers an informal, yet structured program. Last month, residents showed up to class eager to learn new material. Cross-cultural community building is a bonus! … Continue reading
From Dr. Maureen Kellen-Taylor, EngAGE C.O.O: The Metro Chinatown Inaugural Art Show in April drew a small but enthusiastic crowd who were pleased to be able to discuss each of the pieces with the artists. The artists were also glad to … Continue reading