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PVE Welcomes New CEO

This summer Paradise Valley Estates welcomed a new chief executive officer, Kevin Burke. Kevin and his wife, Lisa, arrived on campus in June. Despite having a quite full plate... Read More >>

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On Becoming a Widow

It is difficult for me to believe I’ve been a widow for almost 20 years. I was 43 years old when I married for the second time. Hooper was 14 years older than I was, so... Read More >>

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Kicking Off 20 Years at PVE

The scene opens with soft dinner music and elegant table settings and finishes a delectable gourmet meal and wonderful conversation. The special guests? Residents of Paradise... Read More >>

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Just How Old Are You?

At dinner one evening at PVE, we were discussing how old someone was and this triggered a question in my mind. “Really, how old are you?” Maybe it depends on only a few... Read More >>

Pedaling to Work

When PVE Assisted Living Manager Kelly Yee decided to bike the five miles each way from her home to work every day instead of driving, she knew the Hilborn hill would be a... Read More >>

On the Road Again

In March of this year, my roadster buddy, Blaine Clark from Gold Hill, Oregon, and I embarked on a two-week adventure in my BMW Z4 M. The goal was twofold: visit as many Presidential... Read More >>

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What Marriage Teaches You

Most of what I really needed to know about life happened after I got married: how to act, what to do, and how to live. This kind of wisdom doesn’t get handed down from family... Read More >>

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Mardi Gras Spirit Invades PVE

It’s no secret that we love a good party here at PVE. This year’s Mardi Gras celebration will be no exception! To get everyone in the Fat Tuesday mood, here... Read More >>