Featured Stories


A Pioneering Perspective: Sister Colleen Kern »

9/18/2014 1:45 pm

Sister Colleen Kern, a retired teacher and current tutor for Experience Corps Bay Area, has dedicated her entire life to education.


Change Brings Multiple Benefits to Community »

9/18/2014 1:19 pm

The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens was built in 1966, and by the early 2000s, it was showing its age.


Residents, Families Value Accreditation »

9/18/2014 9:00 am

As a nurse, Jean Parret understands the value of accreditation. She spent hours preparing hospitals for inspections, and knows that high rankings are indicators of hard work and excellent quality.


Birthday Celebrations That Never Get Old »

9/18/2014 9:00 am

For many, birthdays represent the passing of time and have become a day to dread. But for several communities, including Hillcrest Gardens in Livermore, California, and Three Rivers Village in Richland, Washington, birthdays are a time to celebrate each resident.


Residents Take Time to See the World »

9/10/2014 10:42 pm

Morocco, Spain, Turkey and Greece – these are just a few of the stops on Laurel Brobst-Gilbert’s most recent adventure.


Rotary Manor Resident Continues a Lifelong Calling »

9/10/2014 1:13 pm

When Sister Colleen Kern entered the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at the age of 17 ½, she wanted to dedicate her religious life to education.


Innovative Service Coordinator Invites Resident Involvement »

9/9/2014 2:42 pm

Years before working at ABHOW’s Vineyard Village, Dianamaria Baciarelli tended bar, where she learned how to listen and encourage others to talk.


The 'Italian Love' Shines On »

9/5/2014 9:46 am

Joseph Cortese’s relationship with his four grandchildren is rooted in two important things: love and tradition.


Learning Through Intergenerational Exchange »

8/25/2014 9:00 am

Every week, teams of mothers and their teenage daughters volunteer to help residents complete craft projects at The Lodge at The Terraces of Phoenix.


Residents Advocate for Affordable Housing Funds »

8/18/2014 9:00 am

Doris Pitts considers her home, Allen Temple Arms, to be a miracle. And she wants others to experience that miracle, too.