News from the Masonic Homes

 

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On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the Masonic Homes recognized the beginning of construction for a new skilled nursing, long-term care, and memory care center in Covina. This is the first in a number of planned campus improvements that we hope will be made possible with support from brothers [...]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network A Growing Concern Based on year-over-year trends, the American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, there will be 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer, and approximately 26,730 deaths. [...]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network A Complex Organ When it comes to exploring the brain, it would seem that with each breakthrough the scientific community makes, new unprecedented questions arise. While this is certainly [...]

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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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The wildfires that have spread throughout Northern and Southern California this year have been the most destructive in our states history. They have caused billions of dollars in damage and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. If you or a brother or sweetheart you know has been affected, [...]

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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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