Category Archives: Community Involvement

The Power of Sharing Our Stories

Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock]

By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next Avenue

My friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained READ MORE

Farmington celebrates a milestone anniversary

Rachel Campbell, Kaye Wallen and Carol Willman mind the registration desk.

In August we had a ball celebrating the 55th anniversary of Farmington Presbyterian Manor with a Fun, Food and Fenders party. Lots of local residents joined our residents and staff members to reflect on our past and dream for our future.

The festivities READ MORE

4 Ways to Donate to Charity Without Writing a Check

These ideas can help you de-clutter your home and earn a tax write-off

By Ashley Eneriz for Next Avenue

People carry boxes of donated items

Want to make a difference, but the budget doesn’t allow? Consider donating something other than cash. [Photo credit: Getty Images]

When it comes to donating to charity, sometimes our budgets don’t allow us to be as generous as we we’d like. But you needn’t always open your wallet to help others. Here are four ways to give back that don’t involve writing a check or READ MORE

It takes a village

From left, Jim Cozean and Teresa Pinkley, volunteer coordinator.

Evelyn Peyton and Volunteer Coordinator Teresa Pinkley.

Congratulations to our 2017 Community Volunteers of the Year, Evelyn Peyton and Jon Cozean!  Your time is a selfless and priceless gift you give to our residents, thank you for everything you do for us!