Posts for September 2021

You Wanna Sandwich

An unforgettable flight — and in-flight meal — created a tasty memory for one impressionable young GI in Saigon.


In our community, the Japanese concept of ikigai — having a direction of purpose in life — has the power to enhance the health and wellness of our residents.

Daniel Munday’s Painting

A brand-new oil painting by artist Daniel Mundy brings the beauty of a sunny Napa day to the Paradise Valley Estates Community Center.

Countdown to The Ridge Celebrates New Community Learning Center

The new Learning Center, part of The Ridge expansion opening this month, created a state-of-the-art gathering space for all Paradise Valley Estates residents.

Olympics in Paradise

During this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, many of our residents were also competing for medals and enjoying a two-week sporting spectacular right here at home.

Weeders Digest Potential Fire Fuel

Among the most efficient and powerful landscaping tools we deploy every year are the four-legged weed eaters.

Senior Day Trip Planner: Napa Valley Wine Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train offers an unforgettable way to experience the natural and man-made beauty of the Napa’s wine-making region.


Reminiscing about the differences — and similarities — of family takes one resident on a journey back to the 1950s shore of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Pacific Grove Butterfly House

The Butterfly House in Pacific Grove, California, is an explosion of vivid color and longtime love.