Category Archives: Cooking/Gardening

News from The Grove: Winter Gardening

Residents  who have a garden at The Grove in Garden Grove, CA, came out to help clean and plant new vegetables for the winter season! It was beautiful day to be out and enjoying gardening with each other. ~ Lourdes … Continue reading

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News from Sterling Court: Holiday Potluck

At Sterling Court Senior Apartments in Anaheim, CA, EngAGE Program Assistant Nicole Galardo and Sterling Court Property Manager Jasmine Sanchez break bread with the residents during the Holiday Potluck. What better way to celebrate the Holiday Season than with food, … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Holiday Celebrations

Bring on the joy! LBSAC residents in Long Beach, CA, celebrated the season with three festive events: a holiday jewelry and crafts sale in the main lobby; an “All that Jazzy Holiday Soiree,” produced by resident diva Gwendolyn, who was … Continue reading

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News from Pacific Avenue Arts Colony: Growing Together

What better way to bring generations together than with a community garden? Learning to grow, and learning to grow together, starts with a seed of sharing. Master Gardener, Elizabeth Sala came to Pac Arts in San Pedro, CA, to share … 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 Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Indian Luncheon

EngAGE celebrates diversity and one of our favorite ways to do that is with food, whether it’s learning how to cook something new or enjoying eating it! In September, residents at BSAC in Burbank, CA, shared a tasty Indian luncheon. … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Healthy Cooking

Program Director Megan Hocking showed residents how to use items from the Community Garden in healthy recipes. They made a Greek Turkey Meatloaf, Greek Cucumber Salad, and a Lemon Yogurt Sauce.  Residents got to taste the finished product, take some … Continue reading

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News from Buckingham: Healthy Cooking Class

In their Healthy Cooking Class, residents at Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, CA, cooked a delicious apricot tart along with a skillet of chicken and apricots. The recipes they follow often use most of the produce brought to them … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: “Green Thumbs Up”

“Green Thumbs Up” for craft time at Cotton’s Point in San Clemente, CA.  Residents created beautiful succulent arrangements for their apartments in Crafts class. ~ Jennifer Fallon, Regional Program Director  

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News from Vermont: Summer Fun

Residents at Vermont Family Apartments in Los Angeles, CA, are getting in shape with yoga and resistance exercises in Fitness Class, feeling the beat of drums with music instructor Clarence Johnston, and caring for future tasty crops with the Garden … Continue reading

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