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Affordable housing can be difficult to find in California, especially for older adults.  Now, the Masonic Homes in Covina is offering the new Shared Housing Program on its beautiful campus, and eligible members, wives and widows in need are welcome to apply.  Learn more.

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Recovering from stroke or surgery can be challenging, but high-quality care makes all the difference. That’s why the Masonic Homes opened Transitions short stay rehabilitative care services on their Union City campus. Today, members of the public in the Tri-City region and beyond can access the [...]

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If you’re planning for an upcoming surgery that will require skilled recovery care, it’s important to take the time to research your options to identify the provider that is best equipped to meet your specific needs. Once you’ve identified options for recovery providers, here are some questions [...]

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Every year, scores of Masons and their wives move to the Coachella Valley to retire – often, after a lifetime of service to lodges elsewhere. Last year, Palm Springs Lodge No. 693 vowed to support them all. Led by Arman Ordian, the lodge’s Outreach Committee compiled a list of elder brothers [...]

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One of 2018’s most popular New Year’s resolutions is to “be a better person.” This year, make a difference by giving back! A Marist Poll released on Dec. 20, 2017 found that the top New Year’s resolutions for Americans in 2018 were tied between weight loss and being a better person. If yours is [...]

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Agriculture has always been part of life here in Union City. In the early days, the Masonic Home was an almost self-sufficient farm, with power and water plants, a dairy farm, 2,000 chickens, a hog ranch, vegetable gardens, fruit orchards, berry gardens, and more. For many years, gladiola [...]

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Two years ago, William Young left the damp green of Scotland for the high desert of California, fulfilling his wife’s dream to return to the place she grew up. He left behind his homeland, his home lodge, his business, and his way of life. But he found one place in California that felt [...]

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On October 7, 2017, the Tri-City community rallied together at the Masonic Homes of California and Acacia Creek campuses for the New Haven Schools Foundation’s seventh annual Mutt Strut. This fun, family-oriented walk/run is an important fundraiser for the Foundation, which provides critical [...]

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On August 19, 2017, the Masonic Home welcomed its 105th Jam and Jelly Day. Every year since 1912, the East Bay Past Matrons’ Association of the Order of the Eastern Star has organized the event on the Union City campus. Founded by Worthy Matron of Oak Leaf Chapter No. 8 Henrietta McGregor, the [...]

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Last month, more than 1,200 Masons from throughout Southern California came to the Covina campus to celebrate fraternity, family, and fellowship at SummerFest: Staycation.

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