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Back in the day, radio was the lifeline for Americans to receive news and information. Radio programming included everything from soap operas and quiz shows to fine drama, news and sports. You may even recall popular hosts like Walter Winchell, Kate Smith and Arthur Godfrey.

Today, "blogs" have become a similarly important source of information and entertainment. Here on Senior Resource Group's news blog you'll find news about our retirement communities nationwide (see links below). We update this page regularly, so please visit often.

SRG Communities Offer a Warm and Friendly Face

SRG Communities Offer a Warm and Friendly Face

A study by the University of California revealed that seniors who feel isolated or lack companionship are more likely to experience a decline in health when compared to their socially engaged counterparts. At SRG senior living communities, there’s always a warm, welcoming, friendly face. Our communities’ Hospitality Committees—comprised of residents—ensure that even their newest neighbors feel ...
 The Village at Sherman Oaks Resident Relives Olympic Memories

2014-10-13

The Village at Sherman Oaks Resident Relives Olympic Memories

The Village at Sherman Oaks in California recently held an Olympic Challenge where residents competed in a variety of mental and physical activities. For one particular resident, the games were especially meaningful. Mr. Bendorf participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin. According to an article in the Jewish Journal which profiled Mr. Bendorf, “he excelled in gymnastics, as well a...
Music Provides Benefits to Memory Care Residents

2014-10-09

Music Provides Benefits to Memory Care Residents

At SRG senior living communities, there is always a song in the air. Our fulltime program directors ensure monthly calendars are filled with engaging performers and dynamic concerts. At Hawthorn Court at Ahwatukee, our memory care community in Phoenix, music is especially meaningful to residents and has therapeutic benefits. According to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, music, when used a...
SRG Residents Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer Throught October

2014-10-07

SRG Residents Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer Throught October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our La Siena community in Phoenix is marking the occasion with a "Breast Cancer Survivor Celebration". Residents and staff will gather to share their stories of survival and bravery, while discussing the importance of monthly self-exams and annual mammograms. Executive Chef Steve Waddell is also serving up tasty pink treats.  
Wealth of Fitness Opportunities Appeal to Residents

2014-10-04

Wealth of Fitness Opportunities Appeal to Residents

SRG communities offer a variety of fun and engaging fitness programs, each specially designed for older adults. Fitness instructors encourage a healthy lifestyle and work closely with residents to help them achieve their fitness goals. Unlike commercial gyms, which may have been intimidating to seniors, our state-of-the-art fitness centers are inviting and our residents find motivation in exerc...
SRG Celebrates Yom Kippur

2014-10-03

SRG Celebrates Yom Kippur

In celebration of Yom Kippur, our communities are hosting special events for our Jewish residents and families. Several communities, for example, are hosting a traditional Break Fast dinner and providing transportation for residents to attend the local synagogue for a lovely worship service. Known as Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish faith and its centra...
SRG's Chefs Welcome October With Spectacular Oktoberfest Celebrations

2014-10-01

SRG's Chefs Welcome October With Spectacular Oktoberfest Celebrations

Our Executive Chefs and Food Service Directors truly enjoy creating unique dining experiences for residents. Special themed dinners and holiday celebrations are just a few of the many opportunities where our culinary teams show off their amazing talents. This month for example, Oktoberfest parties promise to be barrels of fun. Our chefs will prepare exquisite German feasts featuring the country...
SRG Restaurants Offer Spectacular Culinary Experiences

2014-09-29

SRG Restaurants Offer Spectacular Culinary Experiences

Studies have shown that dining alone over a prolonged period of time can affect one’s appetite. At Senior Resource Group, our restaurants—with crisp linen tablecloths, fine china and gracious service—are designed to be warm and inviting, encouraging residents to enjoy scrumptious meals with friends and neighbors. As one resident pointed out, “It’s like an upscale restaurant just for us. It...
La Vida Del Mar Earns Coveted Achievement in New Category

2014-09-23

La Vida Del Mar Earns Coveted Achievement in New Category

SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (September 22, 2014)–La Vida Del Mar, an assisted- and independent-living community owned and operated by Senior Resource Group (SRG), has earned the nation’s first accreditation in independent living from the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Read more.
Jewish New Year Celebrated at SRG Communities

2014-09-24

Jewish New Year Celebrated at SRG Communities

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown tonight and is both a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection; a time to celebrate the completion of another year while also taking stock of one's life. Called the Jewish New Year, it occurs ten days before Yom Kippur. Together, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are known as the High Holy Days. Residents at our communities will gather together for special Rosh ...