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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.

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...
La Vida Real Residents to Contribute to San Diego Creative Writing Project

2015-03-12

La Vida Real Residents to Contribute to San Diego Creative Writing Project

 La Vida Real in Rancho San Diego has been invited to participate in a very unique project entitled, “Olfactory Memoirs”. Established by the Creative Catalyst Grant from the San Diego Foundation, artists and writers from throughout the area will visit La Vida Real to hold creative writing workshops. Residents will learn how to reconstruct childhood memories through the sense of smell,...
“March Madness’ Rolls into Amber Lights

2015-03-10

“March Madness’ Rolls into Amber Lights

When one thinks of “March Madness”, college basketball often comes to mind. This month, however, Amber Lights, our luxury senior living community in Tucson, Ariz., is putting its own unique spin on “March Madness”. The community will host a tournament of games ranging from bean bag toss to golf putting and ping pong. Both residents and staff will get in on the competition to earn bragging ...
Carlisle Naples Resident Celebrates 10th Anniversary as “Voice” of Concert Band

2015-03-06

Carlisle Naples Resident Celebrates 10th Anniversary as “Voice” of Concert Band

Thanks to the maintenance-free lifestyle offered at our communities, residents find they now have more time to pursue their interests and hobbies. At our Southwest Florida community, The Carlisle Naples, resident Bill Belaney enjoys presenting programs on “Remembering Radio” and “Remembering Big Bands” to local libraries and other retirement communities. He has a passion for radio and music and...
A Month of Spectacular Programming Underway at SRG Communities

2015-03-02

A Month of Spectacular Programming Underway at SRG Communities

It’s a new month and Senior Resource Group communities are gearing up for spectacular programming, exciting outings and wonderful additions to their already packed calendar of activities. Our March highlights include grand St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. From exquisite Irish buffets featuring traditional corned beef and cabbage to Irish-themed social hours with green hors d’oeuvres, reside...
Four Village at Sherman Oaks Residents To Join Centenarian Club in 2015

2015-02-26

Four Village at Sherman Oaks Residents To Join Centenarian Club in 2015

According to the latest research, only 0.0173 percent of Americans live long enough to see their 100th birthday. At The Village at Sherman Oaks, located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, FOUR residents will be marking this tremendous milestone in 2015! The Village at Sherman Oaks, like all SRG communities, is truly driven to create environments that enhance residents’ quality of lif...
The Carlisle Hosts “Wild About Fashion” Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show

2015-02-26

The Carlisle Hosts “Wild About Fashion” Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show

The Carlisle Naples is going “wild”…wild for fashion that is! The luxury retirement community is hosting its annual Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, March 26th at noon and inviting the general public to preview the season’s latest styles and accessories. This year’s theme is “Wild About Fashions” and The Carlisle is partnering with Kari’s Kreations, a boutique offering a selection...