News from the Masonic Homes

 

Read current news from the Masonic Homes (articles are sorted by most recent), or use the article topics to search by a particular category. Have a Masonic Homes or Masonic Outreach-related story to share? Contact communications@freemason.org.

 
By Lisa Goodwin, LCSW, Clinical Director of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families in Covina Homework is about more than just good grades. It improves your child’s thinking and memory, instills positive work habits, and builds confidence. As a parent, your role is important. Be a homework [...]

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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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Each summer solstice, as communities throughout the world celebrate the changing season, those in the memory care field mark this “longest day” as an occasion to raise awareness for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments – a population that tops 44 million in [...]

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Masonic Homes Month is the perfect opportunity to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of Masonic relief in California – from our beautiful residential campuses to statewide Masonic Outreach Services and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families. Follow these helpful tips for starting a [...]

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Are you – or is someone you know – a caregiver for a loved one struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other memory-related challenges? A new award from the Masonic Homes will recognize Bay Area caregivers who are making an extraordinary difference caring for loved ones with cognitive impairments. Nominations are now being accepted for […]

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A NEW CAFÉ AT THE MASONIC HOMES WILL FOCUS ON FOODS FOR COGNITIVE HEALTH By Michelle Simone What do the Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Loma Linda, California; Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula; and Ikaria, Greece have in common? According to author Dan Buettner, they’re all [...]

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The Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) has recently opened a second location in Covina. In addition to more easily serving Masonic children in Southern California, the new center has entered into an exciting partnership with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Covina. Now, [...]

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Are you searching for for caregivers or senior care for a loved one? Do you need help finding services and resources to connect with in your own community? The Masonic Value Network can help! Developed by Masonic Outreach Services, this convenient listing provides information about [...]

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Jack and Kathy* have been married 71 years. He is 92. She is 93. They have traveled the world, have raised two children, and have grown old together. And then last year, in an unexpected turn of events, they learned that they had to vacate their home of 14 years. Neither could manage the [...]

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At MCYAF, a Masonic daughter discovers a pathway to hope. At age 14, Catherine’s* life had already been shaped by loss. Two years earlier, her father, a California Mason, was in a traumatic accident. He died of complications, leaving Catherine and her mother to sort through their grief and [...]

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