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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 »

Story Angels Return to Morningside and Park Vista

FULLERTON, Calif. – After months of video recordings and interviews as well as hours of revisions and editing, fifth graders from Laguna Road Elementary School in Fullerton, California, returned to Morningside retirement community and Park Vista Health Center to present the residents with a digital record of their life stories. More than 70 fifth graders… Read More »

Morningside Retirement Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Pitch and Putt Course, Pickleball Court

FULLERTON, Calif. (May 24, 2017) – Nine months after the first dirt was turned and 9,600 plants and trees later, Morningside retirement community in Fullerton, California, has officially opened its new pitch and putt golf course and pickleball court. The grand opening for the “Links at Morningside” was celebrated with a traditional ribbon-cutting with more… Read More »

Third Annual “Look Who’s Dancing” Event Raises Funds to End Hunger, Homelessness

Morningside Retirement Community Sponsors Fundraiser for Third Consecutive Year FULLERTON, CALIF. – Feb. 15, 2017 – The third annual “Look Who’s Dancing” dance competition presented by Fullerton-based Pathways of Hope raised more than $49,000 at its recent event. For the third consecutive year, Morningside of Fullerton retirement community supported this nonprofit’s efforts to fight hunger… Read More »

Morningside Continuing Care Retirement Community Offers Free Creative Writing Class

FULLERTON, CALIF. – Morningside continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, California, is now offering a free creative writing class open to the public every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Morningside is located at 800 Morningside Dr. Taught by June Edwards, a longtime journalist, professional writer and creative writing instructor, the class is part of the North… Read More »

No Child Left Behind

Retirement Community Grants Holiday Wishes for Crittenton Kids FULLERTON, CALIF. – Residents and staff of Morningside in Fullerton, Calif., held their sixth annual Angel Tree gift drive for Fullerton-based Crittenton Services this week. More than 150 Christmas gifts for abused and neglected children and teens were purchased and wrapped by the community as part of… Read More »

Morningside Named “Water Hero” By City of Fullerton

Fullerton, Calif. – Morningside retirement community, located in Fullerton, Calif., has been named a “Water Hero” by the City of Fullerton city council. The community was honored at a recent council meeting for its indoor and outdoor water conservation efforts during the critical stages of the California drought. Mayor Jennifer Fitzgerald and Hye Jin Lee,… Read More »

New Executive Director Named at Morningside Retirement Community

FULLERTON, Calif. – Richard Nordsiek, a lifelong resident of Anaheim, Calif., has been named executive director for Morningside, the continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, Calif. As executive director of Morningside, Nordsiek serves as head of staff with complete oversight of the community, including the planning, performance and review of all departments and operations. He… Read More »

Fifth-grade Story Angels Descend on Morningside

FULLERTON, Calif. – Armed with iPads provided by the Fullerton School District, more than 90 fifth graders filmed residents of the Morningside retirement community in Fullerton, Calif., on Friday today to create permanent, digital biographies for the seniors. The fifth graders from Laguna Road School in Fullerton are the first to participate in the district’s… Read More »

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