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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.

Amber Lights’ “Super Grandma” Joins Family for 5K Run/Walk

2014-07-21

Amber Lights’ “Super Grandma” Joins Family for 5K Run/Walk

Who says a superhero needs a cape? Sometimes, they just need a good pair of walking shoes! At Amber Lights in Tucson, Ariz., “Super Grandma” is the talk of the community. Mrs. Gerry “Super Grandma” Sanner recently joined her family in Yarnell, Ariz., for the 1st annual Yarnell Fire District Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk. Mrs. Sanner neared the finish line with the crowd going wild and cheering ...
Summer in Full Swing at Peninsula Del Rey

2014-07-16

Summer in Full Swing at Peninsula Del Rey

At Peninsula Del Rey in Daly City, Calif., summer is in full swing! Today, the community is hosting spectacular Summer Carnival. From carnival delicacies such as corn dogs, funnel cakes and candy apples to games and prizes, the event promises to put residents in a festive mood. The summer fun will continue tomorrow when residents take a nostalgic trip down memory lane with a Camp Fire Sing...
Aid & Attendance Program Offers Benefits to Nation’s Seniors

2014-07-15

Aid & Attendance Program Offers Benefits to Nation’s Seniors

One of the lesser-known benefits for U.S. veterans is the Aid and Attendance program. In 2011 for example, there were more than 1.7 surviving World War II veterans in need of caregiving assistance yet only 28,076 were granted the benefit. Aid and Attendance is designed to help veterans—and their surviving spouses—who need assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing and meal p...
SpringRidge Court Residents Make Donation to The Dougy Center

2014-07-14

SpringRidge Court Residents Make Donation to The Dougy Center

With each knot, residents at SpringRidge Court thought of the child who would receive the hand-tied blanket they were creating. The group of crafters gathered each week to complete the blankets which were then donated to The Dougy Center, an organization that provides support for children, teens and young adults grieving the death of a loved one.“Residents receiving supportive assisted living c...
Drum Circles Grow in Popularity Among Seniors

2014-07-10

Drum Circles Grow in Popularity Among Seniors

Have you heard of a drumming circle? Although drums are among the earth's oldest musical instruments, drumming circles are just now gaining popularity, especially among seniors. At our Village at NorthRidge community in California, a monthly Healthy Rhythm Drum Circle enables participants to find their own personal rhythm and expression. Drum Circles have several documented health benefits as w...
SRG Residents Embody Community Spirit

2014-07-08

SRG Residents Embody Community Spirit

At SRG, our residents truly embody the spirit of our communities. They continue to lead vibrant lives and take an active role in helping to develop each community’s daily calendar of events and programs. At Maravilla in Santa Barbara, Calif., for example, the new Renaissance Glee Club is resident-run and members perform various madrigals and English ditties. At The Carlisle in Southwest Florida...
Happy 4th of July

2014-07-04

Happy 4th of July

Senior Resource Group’s communities are preparing for all-American 4th of July celebrations. From patriotic entertainment and concerts to barbecues and even an ice cream sundae social, our residents will be decked out in their red, white and blue to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday. We wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July.
The Park Lane Continues 4th of July Flag Display

2014-07-03

The Park Lane Continues 4th of July Flag Display

The Park Lane, a luxury retirement community in Monterey, Calif., continued its annual 4th of July tradition by unveiling a giant U.S. flag in its plaza.The flag, which required 32 gallons of paint, was completed in 9 hours and measured 67 by 52 feet.Park Lane resident and veteran Captain Bob Thomas was interviewed by the local CBS affiliate KION-TV 46. He told reporter Sydney Daniel that he th...
Maravilla Scottsdale & La Siena Team With Grand Canyon University Nursing Program

2014-07-02

Maravilla Scottsdale & La Siena Team With Grand Canyon University Nursing Program

Our newest community, Maravilla Scottsdale, and La Siena—both located in Arizona—have partnered with Grand Canyon University on a program that will allow students from the GSU Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Program to perform a semester of clinical rotations at the luxury senior living communities. Students will gain hands-on, real-world experience in their chosen field while providing Maravilla Sco...
Holiday Celebrations & Special Events Showcase Talents of SRG’s Culinary Teams

2014-07-01

Holiday Celebrations & Special Events Showcase Talents of SRG’s Culinary Teams

Senior Resource Group’s highly trained executive chefs and their team apply innovative techniques and first-class presentations to ensure residents have an exceptional dining experience. In July, the chefs at our communities will be showcasing their skills during a variety of special events and celebrations. A Cajun themed dinner, for example, will feature all the specialties of the ‘Big Easy’ ...