When is the right time to move to senior living? For these five residents, a transition to Valle Verde during quite an unusual year was the best decision. Let them tell you about it.
It took one resident stepping out of her comfort zone and onto the community pickleball court of Valle Verde to find more than just a physical activity. She also found a circle of friends.
Everyone is welcome in the orchards and gardens of Valle Verde, from bees to butterflies to new friends. Discover the story of residents dedicated to the hard work, beauty and rewards of gardening.
Glasses & Classes
Friday happy hour is elevated thanks to a weekly virtual wine tasting at Valle Verde in Santa Barbara, CA.
Every other Wednesday during the pandemic, the resident-led Hootenanny jam session has been lifting spirits at Piedmont Gardens.
Concert on the Lawn
Rydal Waters resident Fran knew she wanted to help uplift her neighbors. Sharing her musical talent was just the spark everyone needed.
Joke of the Day
Terraces at Los Altos residents come to Gary’s apartment for the jokes, but they stay for the coffee and connection.
Jared Callahan is the founder and creative director of People People Media, which produces original and feature-length documentaries in collaboration with nonprofit organizations. He and creative producer Jonathan Pickett immersed themselves in four HumanGood campuses - from California to Pennsylvania - over 7 days in October 2020 to capture the stories of how residents were living during the pandemic.
"We believe in community living. Seeing first-hand how people uplifted each other was life-affirming."
— Jared Callahan, People People Media