June 2010 Entries
- By Nancy Ferguson, Wildwood Resident -
"You'll be so happy you switched. It's so much easier - user friendly, as they say. You'll love it."
I'm certain this is true. The problem is that there is a learning curve and I'm not sure my grey cells are capable of climbing the hill.
First I had to disconnect EVERYTHING from my PC and take both the new, beautiful Apple laptop and the old, filled with my entire life, tower to the store where it would take two days to transfer everything. (Blessing number 1 - THEY did the transfer.) How could I...
- By John O’Donoghue, Convener -
There are 20 "Reps" and 20 "Alternates". There is one Rep for each of the three floors of the 4 "Views", one for each of the 3 Garden Terraces and 5 for the 72 Villas. A roster of current Reps is available to all residents in the library.
Meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Laguna Room and are open to all residents.
Our Secretary, Marcia Fogel, does a great job of recording every item discussed during our meetings. Additionally, she provides us with a checklist so that...
- By Nicole Sandefur, Activities Assistant -
You may have heard the buzz in the news and media about "increasing your brain age". Simply stated, "brain age" is described as your brain's capability to retrieve, store, and produce information. This includes, but is not limited to: long-term memory stores, short-term memory stores, reaction time, computing math, reading complex words, and memorizing sequences. As we age physically, we also age mentally. The purpose of "brain age" games is to help delay the aging of the brain.
The importance of keeping your brain active throughout your life is just as important as being...
- By Jennifer McGhee, Activities Department -
Dr. Bob Scott celebrated his 95th birthday on May 15 and a celebration it was! Joined by his friends in the Westlake Dining Room, Dr. Bob enjoyed being "served like it was Buckingham Palace!" His friends are his favorite thing about living at UVTO, and he has made a lot of them since moving here nearly 3 years ago!
Born in Crystal, North Dakota, a town of 125 people near the Canadian border, Dr. Bob grew up in the Depression. Dr. Bob's father, a general practitioner, lost all of his money in the town's...