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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 Celebrate National Volunteer Week

2015-04-16

SRG Communities Celebrate National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week, designed to recognize and encourage people who give back of their time and talents to their communities. Throughout the week, residents across SRG’s communities have been honored for graciously giving of their time and talents. Our resident-volunteers serve in a variety of capacities, from working in our onsite gift stores to facilitating many of our weekly pr...
InTouch at Home Hosts Complimentary Webinar on “Alcohol and Older Adults”

2015-04-14

InTouch at Home Hosts Complimentary Webinar on “Alcohol and Older Adults”

InTouch at Home, an SRG Senior Living Company, offers a wealth of information for caregivers. From monthly health and wellness tips to ongoing educational seminars, InTouch at Home shares its years of expertise working with seniors. This month, we invite you to attend a complimentary webinar focusing on “Alcohol Addiction and Older Adults”. Join us on Wednesday, April 15th at 10 a.m. PST a...
Scheduled Transportation is Perfect for Exploring—Day or Night

2015-04-10

Scheduled Transportation is Perfect for Exploring—Day or Night

 According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, advancing years decrease our ability to see stationary and moving objects, especially at night. Thanks to our communities’ transportation service, SRG residents need not worry about enjoying late-evening activities. For example, residents at Maravilla Scottsdale will enjoy a lovely “Picnic under the Stars” event while r...
La Vida Real Hosts Corn Hole Competition

2015-04-06

La Vida Real Hosts Corn Hole Competition

There is a new craze of interest in nostalgic games as boomers and seniors embrace the games they played as kids. From resort hotels to senior communities, a game known as cornhole is growing in popularity. At La Vida Real in Rancho San Diego, Calif., residents are enthusiastically playing the game as a competitive sport with tournaments planned throughout the month. In addition to being a...
Spring is in the Air at SRG Communities

2015-04-01

Spring is in the Air at SRG Communities

Our fulltime Program Directors have spectacular celebrations, perfect for welcoming spring. From the launch of new outdoor gardening clubs to fashion shows highlighting the season’s latest clothing and accessories, April promises to be filled with numerous opportunities to be active and engaged. Residents’ families also are invited to participate in our special events and activities includ...
Hawthorn Court to Host Annual Chili Cook-off

2015-03-30

Hawthorn Court to Host Annual Chili Cook-off

Hawthorn Court at Ahwatukee, an award-winning memory care community, is hosting a Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, April 18th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The general public is invited to attend the event which benefits the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. “It will be an amazing afternoon of fun, friends and food—all for a great cause,” said Gretchen Wentz, executive director. “The Alzheimer’...
Maravilla Scottsdale Residents Take to the Skies

2015-03-26

Maravilla Scottsdale Residents Take to the Skies

At Maravilla Scottsdale in Arizona, residents are always up for an adventure. Recently, they climbed aboard a hot air balloon for a majestic ride high above the beautiful Arizona desert. In the past, the community’s residents have taken a weeklong Mexican Riviera cruise and enjoyed a catered dinner atop Mount Lemmon while visiting the Sky Center. We can’t wait to see what this group of ad...
Maravilla Hosts Spectacular Downton Abbey Tea Party

2015-03-23

Maravilla Hosts Spectacular Downton Abbey Tea Party

At Maravilla, our Santa Barbara, California community, new residents have a tradition of donating a piece of fine china to the community’s existing collection. Once a year, the collection—which features over 120 pieces and includes heirlooms handed down throughout generations—makes a special appearance. Yesterday, Maravilla held a grand Downton Abbey Tea Party and incorporated its impressi...
The Park Lane Hosts Annual Iron Chef-Style Competition

2015-03-17

The Park Lane Hosts Annual Iron Chef-Style Competition

The public is invited to an intergenerational cooking event at The Park Lane on Wed., March 25 at 1 p.m. Residents at the luxury retirement community will be paired with students from Rancho Cielo in Salinas for an Iron-Chef-inspired competition. The annual event, now in its fourth year, is based on the Food Network’s highly watched television show. “I wanted to create a unique event that invol...
Drum Circles Grow in Popularity at SRG Communities

2015-03-16

Drum Circles Grow in Popularity at SRG Communities

The melodic sound of drumming is known to fill the air at several Senior Resource Group communities including The Piedmont at Buckhead in Atlanta. The monthly “Drum Circle with Madelyn” enables participants to find their own personal rhythm as they drum as part of a group. Drumming has several documented health benefits including relief from stress, light exercise associated with the phys...