Low-income Seniors move into new homes in Santa Ynez

Low-income Seniors move into new homes in Santa Ynez   SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - A new housing community has opened its doors to 60 senior citizens in need. The seniors moved into the the Rona Barrett Foundation Golden Inn & Village in Santa Ynez in early December. Barrett worked on the … [Read more...]

Low-income Seniors move into new homes in Santa Ynez

Low-income Seniors move into new homes in Santa Ynez SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - A new housing community has opened its doors to 60 senior citizens in need. The seniors moved into the the Rona Barrett Foundation Golden Inn & Village in Santa Ynez in early December. Barrett worked on the … [Read more...]

Golden Inn and Village residents moving in this month

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Alzheimer’s Association Event; Montecito Miscellany

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Better read than dead

At our age, anything that promises to add more years to our lives catches our attention. A magazine article that caught my eye proved book readers live an average of almost two years longer than those who do not read books. Like most of you, I keep books on my shelves that I revisit as I do … [Read more...]

A Golden day for Rona Barrett

A Golden day for Rona Barrett   Ribbon cutting at Golden Inn & Village opens doors to seniors, families Len Wood, Staff Rona Barrett speaks as Santa Barbara County Supervisor Doreen Farr, state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson and Congresswoman Lois Capps, from left, listen during the … [Read more...]

A Golden day for Rona Barrett

  A Golden day for Rona Barrett Ribbon cutting at Golden Inn & Village opens doors to seniors, families Len Wood, Staff Rona Barrett speaks as Santa Barbara County Supervisor Doreen Farr, state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson and Congresswoman Lois Capps, from left, listen … [Read more...]

Rona Barrett, others celebrate Golden Day

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And the winner is … our senior loved ones

Past Oscar acceptance speeches keep rattling around in my head. Remember Will Ferrell, when the music awkwardly interrupted his fellow presenter Jack Black's speech and he said to Black, "See? You're boring!" I can certainly relate to Sandra Bullock's, "Did I really earn this, or did I just … [Read more...]

Santa Maria Times: Rona Barrett shines at glamorous Golden Inn & Village benefit

The main hall in the Solvang Veterans Memorial Building never looked so glamorous as on Saturday when it was taken over for a fundraiser for the Rona Barrett Foundation Golden Inn & Village (GIV). The celebration doubled as Barrett's 80th birthday party. More than 16 years in the works, GIV … [Read more...]