Featured Stories


Residents Celebrate Hard Work at Grand Lake Gardens »

7/8/2016 5:39 pm

When it came time to move the 2,500-volume library from Grand Lake Gardens’ sixth floor to the lobby, Caroline Summer rolled up her sleeves and got to work.


Poetry Unearths Histories, Spirituality »

7/8/2016 5:37 pm

Like many people, Ruth Buneman associated poetry with spirituality early in life through church.


Runner Reaches Goals, Inspires Community »

7/8/2016 5:36 pm

A well-known Japanese proverb says, “Fall seven times. Stand up eight.” For Lori Seljestad-Brodigan, this saying is inspiration to do the unimaginable.


Internship Builds Community at Arbor Vista »

7/8/2016 5:31 pm

Sally Trautwein had no idea how popular the internship program she initiated would become for residents at Arbor Vista in Livermore, California, and students from California State University at East Bay.


A Favorite Pastime Revisited »

7/8/2016 5:25 pm

When Thomas Kelough, director of environmental services at Belfair of Shawnee, overheard residents reminiscing about days spent on the water, it ignited his passion for service and set an ingenious plan in motion.


Beatson-ABHOW Fund Touches More Lives »

7/8/2016 5:22 pm

Carol DeGrenier was surprised to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 52, but she got straight into treatment.


Judson Park Reaches Up and Out »

6/23/2016 3:13 pm

When the fear of falling surfaced among Judson Park residents in a recent lifestyle review, team members began searching for solutions.


The Adventure Ahead »

6/23/2016 3:11 pm

Following the recent affiliation of ABHOW and, I am honored to become the CEO of our combined organization, now one of the largest nonprofit senior living organizations in the country.


Mentorship Program Impacts Teens, Residents »

6/23/2016 3:09 pm

The classic poem “Desiderata” speaks of learning to be yourself and accepting “the counsel of the years.” Mentors from a program at The Terraces of Phoenix are helping to bring that philosophy to a local school that shares the poem’s name and spirit.


Service Coordinator Leads Anti-Bullying Initiative »

6/23/2016 3:08 pm

Eva Hoffer experienced bullying at Shepherd’s Garden after her beloved rat terrier barked at a dog belonging to another resident’s son.