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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 »

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 »

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