Category Archives: Cooking/Gardening

News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Urban Gardeners

Uma Nicole, Native Angeleno, Certified Master Gardener, Yoga & Meditation Instructor and philanthropist, is dedicated to improving society by creating opportunities that foster stronger cross-cultural and inter-generational connections.  She is pretty handy with power tools, as well as kitchen appliances, … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Master Gardener Visits

Master Gardener Caran Greenwald, from the Master Gardener Association of San Diego County recently visited Tavarua Senior Apartment’s courtyard in Carlsbad, CA. Residents enjoyed her presentation of “Vegetable Garden 101.” The presentation got more exciting when it moved outside, and … Continue reading

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News from Cascadian Terrace: Art + Cooking

Cascadian Terrace in Portland, OR, closed out the year with an unusual and creative six-week Duct Tape Art Class led by Teaching Artist Mona Superhero. Great fun! Residents were enthusiastic about the Cascadian Terrace Iron Chef Competition led by Friendly House! … Continue reading

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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

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EngAGE Receives Bank of America Charitable Foundation 2016 Basic Needs Grant

EngAGE would like to thank the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for its generous $10,000 Basic Needs Grant which we will use for our multi-faceted EngAGE in Wellness program.  The EngAGE in Wellness program provides onsite delivery of several tons … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Gardening

At Tavarua in Carlsbad, CA, Community Gardening promotes nutrition, community building, and overall well being. With high interest and demand, Program Assistant Tracy Freeburg has reached out to Armstrong Nurseries for gardening tips and education, including a guest speaker, at … Continue reading

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News from Sterling Court: Gardening

At Sterling Court Senior Apartments in Anaheim, CA: Archstone Foundation funded Second Harvest to provide Community Gardens to some of the properties to which they currently provide food.  Gratefully, Sterling Court is one of five EngAGE properties that received free … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Gardening

Gardening Class is a hands-on, once a week community project that teaches residents how to garden, work with the earth, and grow food to eat. Gardening promotes good nutrition, community building, and overall well being. The LBSAC garden is beautiful! It’s … Continue reading

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News from La Coruña: Cooking

La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys enjoyed a Cooking Class with Anne Apra, a professional caterer who has been teaching Cooking Classes at La Coruña for two years. As we enter summer, Anne taught the class how to make Spring … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia@9th: Gardening

Summer’s underway at Magnolia at 9th Senior Apartments in San Bernardino! Gardening Club: A community garden has been formed with the purpose of growing herbs, fruits, and vegetables to share among the residents. They are learning how to grow specific … Continue reading

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