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Senior Resource Group Wishes Everyone a Happy Passover

Senior Resource Group Wishes Everyone a Happy Passover

Senior Resource Group communities honor the traditions of Passover with a traditional Passover Seder enabling Jewish residents and families to usher in this festive spring holiday. The Seder is a celebratory meal commemorating the liberation of the Jewish people from Egyptian slavery. Complete with special foods, practices, and scripture readings, participants relive the experience of the Exodu...
SRG Senior Living Communities Recognizes National Volunteer Week

SRG Senior Living Communities Recognizes National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. At SRG’s senior living communities, we recognized the consummate volunteers who serve in making their ...
Centenarian Celebration at The Carlisle Naples

2014-04-04

Centenarian Celebration at The Carlisle Naples

There are many centenarians residing at Senior Resource Group’s communities and they are still contributing to society in many ways. Mr. Clark S. Smith, who lives at The Carlisle Naples, was recently honored by the Franklin & Marshall College Chambers Singers of Lancaster, Pa.  On their ninth annual national tour, the group detoured to pay a special tribute to Mr. Smith, 101, and recog...
Maravilla Resident Honored for Dedication and Commitment to At-Risk Youth

Maravilla Resident Honored for Dedication and Commitment to At-Risk Youth

At Maravilla, Senior Resource Group’s community in Santa Barbara, Calif., resident Mrs. Lee Langley was recently honored with the coveted “Gutsy Gals Inspire Me®” award.  We are thrilled the organization recognized Mrs. Langley for her dedication and commitment to at-risk youth.  At 23 years old, she co-founded a school for delinquent young men and still maintains contact with several...
The Park Lane’s 2014 Iron Chef Competition Praised for “Positivity”

2014-03-31

The Park Lane’s 2014 Iron Chef Competition Praised for “Positivity”

The Iron Chef-inspired competition at The Park Lane in Monterey, Calif., was recently featured in the local CBS affiliate’s “Positive Local News” segment. Now in its 2nd year, the event is similar to Food Network’s cooking show, Iron Chef America, where teams compete to wow a team of judges.The community’s residents were paired with students from the Rancho Cielo Drummond Culinary Academy in Sa...
Transitioning to a New Community

Transitioning to a New Community

Older adults who have lived in their homes for decades may be especially hesitant to move to a retirement community. Although the thought of being in a new environment can seem overwhelming, the key to making a successful transition is to view the move as an opportunity for a new beginning. At SRG’s communities, we roll out the red carpet for our newest residents even prior to their official mo...
La Vida Real Resident Profiled in Academy-Award Winning Documentary

2014-03-27

La Vida Real Resident Profiled in Academy-Award Winning Documentary

Imagine the daily challenges of raising one child. Now multiply that by 19. That’s the story of Dorothy and Bob DeBolt whose struggles—and triumphs—were documented in the Academy Award winning film, “Who Are The Debolts?”Mr. DeBolt recently moved to our La Vida Real community in Rancho San Diego, Calif., and he, along with his wife raised 19 children, 13 of who were adopted.Their story is chron...
Carlisle Fashion Show to Benefit Local Elementary School

Carlisle Fashion Show to Benefit Local Elementary School

Our communities are an integral part of the cities in which they are located and understand the importance of being a good neighbor. At The Carlisle Naples, for example, a “Spring Fashion Kraze” fashion show and charity luncheon will raise money for a local elementary school. Proceeds from the event will be used to take the school’s students to the zoo to reward them for their high academic ach...
Franklin and Marshall College Chamber Singers Honor Carlisle Resident

2014-03-21

Franklin and Marshall College Chamber Singers Honor Carlisle Resident

Clark S. Smith, a resident at The Carlisle Naples, was recently honored by the Franklin & Marshall College Chamber Singers of Lancaster, Pa., during a special dinner being held at the luxury retirement community in Southwest Florida.The singers and their director, Dr. William, Wright, visited The Carlisle to recognize Mr. Smith for his continued support and commitment to his alma mater and ...
Maravilla Resident Honored as “Gusty Gal”

2014-03-20

Maravilla Resident Honored as “Gusty Gal”

During the recent International Women’s Festival in Santa Barbara, Calif., one of Maravilla’s residents received a tremendous honor. Lee Langley (pictured second from left) was the recipient of the 2014 “Gutsy Gals Inspire Me®” award.Mrs. Langley was among four nominees to earn the coveted award. Gusty Gals Inspire Me® aims to inspire girls and women across the world to be courageous, confident...