Posts for September 2017


Volunteering Works to Maintain a Caring Community

All PVE residents are fortunate in being able to choose opportunities from a wish list of volunteer activities that draw on our strengths, talents and interests.


Are Men and Women Really Different?

I know that sounds like a silly question—but then why do we spend millions of dollars on research and write dozens of books every year on that very subject?


Originals Dinner Celebrates First Residents

The first residents to arrive at PVE in 1997 through 2000, affectionately known as the Originals, were honored at an elegant dinner party at Rawlinson Hall this past spring.


Exerstride Your Way to Better Health

Unlike walking, exerstriding is a total body exercise that provides numerous benefits for people of all ages.


The Power of Dance—for Parkinson’s Disease

When the New York-based Mark Morris School of Dance performed at the Mondavi Arts Center, we were totally overwhelmed by their talent and creativity.


Carrie Reese: PVE Resident, World Record Holder

In 2016, PVE resident Carrie Reese captured five world weightlifting records, four state-level world records, and Best Lifter honors at various West Coast weight lifting championships.


Hot Enough for Yuh?

“I’m melting….” wailed the Wicked Witch of the West, in the legendary film version of The Wizard of Oz.


Announcing August Photo Challenge Winners!

In August, PVE residents were busy posting photos on Instagram as part of a month-long Photo Challenge contest


Choosing a “Second Home” in PVE

Assisted living at Laurel Creek is composed of 28 private rooms, and residents are encouraged to personalize their individual accommodations with items brought from their former residences.


It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superdrone!

Friday morning dawns bright, sunny and clear — a perfect summer day at Paradise Valley Estates.

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