New Flag Adorns Crescenta Commons

Crescenta Commons, now maintained by ASTER, continues to have tremendous support from the community. The local American Legion and VFW have stepped in twice now to help maintain the American flag. The first flag was installed to acknowledge the 911 tribute sponsored by the local Crescenta Valley Chamber in 2014. The flag became tattered from the weather especially the high…

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Helpful Roommate Rules

Sometimes seniors will look at sharing their home with a roommate to offset expenses, ease the feeling of loneliness or help another in need. However here are some rules if a roommate is being considered. Roommate Rules “Sometimes I feel like I’m being nibbled to death by a duck.” That’s how Jennifer Harbart, a 60-something Chicago homeowner describes her room-mating…

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How to Plan for Aging If You’re an ‘Elder Orphan’

How to Plan for Aging If You’re an ‘Elder Orphan’ Without family members to lean on for assistance in your later years, you must plan ahead so you don’t age alone. As baby boomers head into retirement, many are realizing they will have no family to depend on as they age. Almost one-quarter of Americans over 65 are single and…

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