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Residents Open Rosie's Closet »

6/25/2013 6:00 am

An idea that arose last May at a leisure services committee meeting has blossomed into Rosie’s Closet, the new thrift shop at Rosewood Retirement Community in Bakersfield, Calif.

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San Joaquin Gardens Resident Recollects WWII Service »

11/11/2011 5:30 am

On this Veterans Day, and everyday, ABHOW salutes the heroes who live among us. Allen Rasmussen of The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens is one of those heroes.

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Affordable Housing Sees Milestones »

9/27/2011 10:26 am

Ancel Romero, senior vice president for affordable housing, says it is the stories of residents that keep he and his team going. Indeed, those stories keep ABHOW going as well. 

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Piedmont Gardens Takes Its High-Tech Global »

2/7/2011 7:29 am CST

At ABHOW’s Piedmont Gardens in Oakland, Calif., the development of smart technologies is drawing international praise and attention.

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Affordable Housing Reaches New Heights »

2/7/2011 7:22 am CST

ABHOW has cemented its reputation as one of the nation's most respected providers of affordable senior housing by earning the industry's most prestigious designation. 

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Stunt Double Recalls Superhero Feats »

12/10/2010 11:35 am CST

Carol Crosby-Ferges Christensen fearlessly lay her body across the windshield of a moving car. She jumped through a ceiling and in and out of trees. She even leaped between tall buildings in a single bound.

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Communities Model Green Living »

7/26/2010 10:30 am CDT

It all started with a vending machine. A few years ago, residents of Mount Rubidoux Manor in Riverside, Calif., decided to recycle more of the soda cans sold in their community's laundry room. After all, the profits from the vending machine went to the resident council. Why not recoup the deposits California requires on cans?

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Residents Renew Passion for Learning »

5/7/2010 1:05 pm CDT

Kathy Cusick loves Beethoven but has never been crazy about his Third Symphony, the Eroica. She found more meaning in the piece when she learned what was happening in the composerís life when he wrote it.

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Green-Friendly Design Garners Award »

5/4/2010 12:11 am CDT

Surrounded by the stunning lake and mountain scenery of the Sierras, those who live in the Lake Tahoe area are particularly attuned to the environment. When ABHOW leaders planned the Kelly Ridge community in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., they took special care to ensure that the campus would complement its surroundings and integrate energy-conserving features.

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WWII Pilot Receives Congressional Gold Medal »

3/10/2010 9:55 pm CST

Barbara Squire, a resident at The Terraces of Los Gatos, was one of the more than 300 surviving members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots ñ or WASPs ñ honored with the Congressional Gold Medal on March 10.