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Retirement Community Goes High-Tech to Support Healthy Aging

Pictured to the left is the HUR equipment in the gym at Morningside of Fullerton. Morningside of Fullerton is using technology to redefine senior fitness and support healthy aging with its recent installation of a full circuit of HUR strength training equipment with HUR SmartTouch technology. The decision to incorporate progressive technology into an already robust wellness… Read More »

Morningside Resident Crafts Vintage-Style Toys for Children in Need

During the holiday season, it’s all about spending time with loved ones and celebrating each other. But one resident at Morningside of Fullerton has dedicated his time to giving back. George Page spends hours in the community’s woodshop creating wooden cars for the local Crittendon Services for Children and Families. “If you retire with a… Read More »

Morningside of Fullerton, Once Again, Honored as a Great Place to Work

FULLERTON, CALIF. – For the second consecutive year, Morningside has received certification by the global research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work®. The Fullerton-based retirement community was recognized after a thorough analysis of confidential employee surveys. The largely positive feedback included high ratings for diversity and work-life balance; a healthy family-like dynamic; a collaborative,… Read More »

Pickleball Serves Up Health Benefits and Friendships at Morningside

As the sun begins to rise, a group of Morningside residents grab their paddles and head out to the pickleball court located at the community. For nearly two hours, the residents practice their backswings and drop spins against their competitors. For many of them, like resident Fran Chin, it’s a game they picked up after… Read More »

Massive Sugar Village Becomes Yearly Tradition for Morningside’s Executive Chef

Every year during the holiday season, Chef Jesse Brizuela creates a giant 13’x20’ sugar village. What started as a small project 14 years ago has grown into a beloved holiday tradition. “I make the village for the residents,” said Brizuela. “It makes me happy to see them with their families talking about every detail in… Read More »

Fifty Years as a Teacher and Counting: The Benefits of Continuing Education

Continuing education is a popular pastime for the residents of Morningside of Fullerton, as many of them understand the significant health benefits of intellectual wellness. Studies show continuing education slows age-related memory decline and provides beneficial social interaction. Resident Barbara Vigano knows those benefits very well, as she continues to teach into her 50th year…. Read More »

Morningside Retirement Community Names New Food and Beverage Director

FOOD! GLORIOUS FOOD! A Q&A With Tania Ramirez, Morningside’s New Director of Food and Beverage Services Delicious food is extremely important to residents living in a retirement community. Just a few years ago, Morningside’s restaurants and kitchens underwent a major renovation to ensure that residents enjoy their dining experience on a daily basis. Morningside’s menus… Read More »

Seventy Years as a Ham and Counting: Vi Barrett Champions Disaster Preparedness at Morningside

This year’s devastating wildfire season and the constant threat of “The Big One” are ever-present reminders to all Californians that disaster preparation shouldn’t be a luxury. For Fullerton retiree Vi Barnett, it isn’t. A 70-year ham radio enthusiast with extensive law enforcement experience, Vi voluntarily dedicates countless hours to ensure her neighbors at Morningside of… Read More »

Morningside Residents Taking ‘NuSteps’ Against Alzheimer’s on The Longest Day

Morningside of Fullerton residents and team members raised $3,200 in the community’s first The Longest Day event for the Alzheimer’s Association. This was one of thousands of events held across the country on the summer solstice to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research It’s estimated that 84,000 Orange Countians are living with Alzheimer’s right now. Every… Read More »

Cal State Fullerton Students, Morningside Residents Test Next-Gen Devices For Older Adults

On a recent Thursday, students from Cal State Fullerton’s School of Engineering and residents from Morningside teamed up to test new technology to help seniors and disabled individuals with daily living. The residents tested devices ranging from a mind-controlled robotic arm to a facial recognition memory aid that helps people with Alzheimer’s Disease identify and… Read More »

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