Category Archives: Metro Compton

News from Metro Compton: Clever Crafts

Winding down our holiday posts with a report from The Metro at Compton in Compton, CA. Residents in the Craft Class enjoyed decorating clear glass bowls with crystals and adding bows, ornaments, stars, candy canes, and bells to beautiful holiday wreathes. … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: “All White Holiday Event”

A collaboration between WSH Management and EngAGE made the celebratory “All White Holiday Event” possible for residents at the Metro at Compton Senior Apartments. Many residents dressed all in white, and the decorations reflected the all white theme. The celebrants … Continue reading

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EngAGE Classes Help Residents with Tech Challenges

In an article entitled, “Technology Is Not Friendly to the Elderly,” writer Janice Broughton, MD, opines the difficulties older people face when they’re introduced to high tech devices: “Computers, at their best, make our worlds larger and extend the capacity of … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Garden Club

At The Metro at Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA, the Garden Club meets once a month with Lilibeth, who is part of the Master Gardener program. She volunteers two hours of her time on a monthly basis to answer … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: A Busy Summer

Lots of activity at The Metro @ Compton this summer! The Food Forward Program provides eligible residents with with a monthly delivery of fresh produce. Residents sing the Happy Birthday song and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and other … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Technology

EngAGE knows the value of technology, so we help our older adults get comfortable with it. From an article in the New York Times: “Learning new technology skills helps lessen isolation, gerontologists say, keeps the brain active with games, and … Continue reading

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News from Metro @ Compton: Summer Luau

Residents had an amazing time this past Thursday at the luau at The Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA. Management and EngAGE collaborated to provide delicious luau food: grilled chicken, pulled pork, grilled pineapple, side dishes of coleslaw and macaroni … Continue reading

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News from Metro Chinatown and Metro Compton: Food Forward

In an effort to assist residents with their food needs, EngAGE has partnered with Food Forward, a nonprofit that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to needy families across Los Angeles from sources such as the Brentwood Farmers Market. Eligible residents are always … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton and Buckingham: Masquerade Balls

Residents at The Metro at Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA, and Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles celebrated with Masquerade Balls at both communities. There was plenty of music, dancing, tasty food, and photo ops! Let’s start at Buckingham. … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Computers

Residents at Metro Compton Senior Apartments learned how to transfer files from their computers to flash drives. One more technological challenge conquered! ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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