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...]

Alzheimer’s Association Event; Montecito Miscellany

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You will barely recognize young Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in these old interviews

She was 31 and the new first lady of Arkansas. He was 33 and demolishing a 1929 Art Deco building on Fifth Avenue to make way for Trump Tower. “I think that’s another one of the dangers about being in public life,” said the woman then known as Hillary Rodham, in 1979. “One cannot live … [Read more...]

Rona Barrett Foundation Hits $800,000 Fundraising Goal for Golden Inn & Village

The Rona Barrett Foundation is thrilled to announce it has met its $800,000 fundraising goal for the construction of the Golden Inn & Village. The foundation wishes to thank the many generous community partners and donors who contributed toward the construction of the first affordable senior … [Read more...]

Barrett Foundation campaigning to raise funding shortfall

    The Rona Barrett Foundation is campaigning to make up a $400,000 funding shortfall for the construction of a $32 million affordable senior living and residential care facility, foundation officials said. If the funds are not raised by Feb. 28, the nonprofit foundation will … [Read more...]

Senior citizen advocates voice concerns for Washington

Seniors advocate Holly Carmody spoke out Wednesday during a White House Conference on Aging listening session at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, calling for more support of food programs for low-income seniors.   Senior citizen advocates and community leaders voiced their opinions … [Read more...]

Golden Inn & Village

Biz Spotlight  Biz Highlights • The Rona Barrett Foundation recently announced that local donors helped raise half of the $800,000 needed to start building the Golden Inn and Village affordable senior housing facility in the Santa Ynez Valley. But the foundation needs to raise an … [Read more...]