Meet Hannah Ross

Hello! My name is Hannah Ross, and I’m interning with Anne Campbell at the Juniper Communities home office this summer. I’m a student at Penn State in an Integrated Undergraduate/Graduate Program, entering my senior year of undergrad in Health Policy & Administration and my second year of graduate studies in Health Administration. I also have […]

The Real Stars of the Show!

Juniper Village at Lebanon residents John and Arlene Fravel were recently honored in a most unexpected way. They have been season ticket-holders for the Lebanon County Community Concert series for many years, but at a recent performance by outstanding male vocalists Vox Fortura, they were brought up onto the stage for being the longest-married couple […]

National Women’s Month

Grace Lea Stiles, one of seventeen children born on a farm in Luling, Texas to Hermon Stiles and Iona Spears-Stiles. She began her schooling in a two room school house.  In 1953 she received her diploma from Ball High School in Sequin, Texas.  Later, in 1968, Ms. Stiles began assisting teachers at Smiley Junior High […]

Dedicated Team Member

Twenty years ago, when Juniper Village at Aurora was still being constructed, Alba Porras-Chavez saw a sign that said “Now Hiring”. She filled out an application and was offered a job that day as a QMAP/Caregiver! Juniper Village at Aurora opened officially on February 15th 1999 with their first two residents. Alba was a Team […]

Women’s Day Retreat Cultivates Connection

On a snowy morning, friends at Juniper Village at Brookline gathered for the inaugural Women’s Day Retreat. Led by the inspirational Donna Snyder, the workshop focused on celebrating our worth as women and empowering one another to tell our stories. By reflecting on our memories we not only find perspective on our past, but also […]

Centenarian Celebration: Happy 100th Birthday Les Anderson

Lesley “Les” Anderson, a resident at Applewood Place, is turning 100 years old. He is a proud veteran, who served in the Navy for 24 years, ending his career as a Senior Chief Operations Specialist. During WWII, he served in the Pacific Theater, and fought in the final battle at Okinawa. After retirement from the […]

Connect4Life: One Family’s Story

Wendy has been a resident at Juniper Village for a little over a year. Her daughter, Anna, is a high school math teacher who also now volunteers at Juniper Village. Both feel that finding Juniper and its Connect4Life integrated care program has been life-changing. Around two years ago, Anna’s father, who had been Wendy’s primary […]