Our Mr. November is Greg Morgan. Greg was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but was raised from age 8 in a Connecticut suburb of New York City. His college and postgraduate education took place in Michigan and Chicago, but for much of his adult life, he worked in Florida as a software designer for several major […]Read More
Our new Executive Chef, Bryan Gross, was born in beautiful downtown Burbank, the first of three children followed by two sisters who all grew up in the San Fernando Valley. He started playing the drums in elementary school and then all the way through high school and beyond. He performed with a multiple-time national and […]Read More
Our Ms. September, MJ Murphee, was raised in Garden City, Long Island, New York and spent summers between Jones Beach on Long Island, Camp Kokosing in Waterford, Maine, and her family farm in Vermont. She graduated from college in Kansas where she met her husband. They had two children, a boy, and a girl. When […]Read More
We couldn’t let August go by without giving a shout out to our employee of the month Rachel Tucci! In her own words: “WOW! I am happy to be the employee of the month! I have had the privilege of doing activities with Anne for almost three years now. Each day everyone’s positive attitude makes […]Read More
Cathy Barringer was born in Burbank, a second-generation Californian, and raised in Van Nuys as a Valley Girl. After she graduated from Van Nuys High, she enrolled at Stanford University. She met James Carlisle Barringer (Carl) when he returned to Stanford after serving in the Infantry in Europe during WWII. They were married when she […]Read More
We’d like to give an official welcome to Mariah Sever! Mariah has worked as our concierge at the front desk for the past two months. She said she is loving it! She is currently a student at Ventura College studying to become a psychologist. She has a passion to work with and help children and […]Read More
“Honest Abe” is our July Man of the Month. In our latest newsletter, Abe tells about his early years growing up in Central California, his stint in the army during the Korean war, and his career and family life after. You’ll also meet our newest residents and meet our employee of the month, Ana Rosas. […]Read More
Congratulations to our Employee of the Month, Mirella Rocha! Mirella has four sisters and one brother named Aaron Rocha who also works here at Ventura Townehouse. He motivated her with the stories he shared about all the residents. Mirella says she enjoys being a part of the residents’ lives each day, especially when the servers […]Read More
MY DAD WAS A RACE CAR DRIVER AND I GREW UP IN BLUE JEANS! By Townehouse Resident Maxine Snelgrove The green flag drops and the race cars enter the first corner of the quarter-mile dirt oval. My dad, in an open cockpit #15 red V8 midget race car, is among them. Dust covers our vision. […]Read More
In the May issue of our resident newsletter, you’ll meet our Man of the Month, Lee Bartosh! Lee is a native Californian. He was born in Los Angeles and attended college in San Luis Obispo. Lee met his wife of 57 years in high school. They raised four boys in Oxnard Shores, enjoying the laid-back […]Read More
My grandmother lives at the Ventura Townehouse and I feel confident that she is in good hands. They get her to her appointments and provide any aftercare that she may need. Everyone there is friendly and like family. I feel like I’m at home when I go there to visit her and eat with her in the dining room.
Recently, I visited my Mom from Chicago. Each day I offered to take us out and about in Ventura. We found ourselves having such an enjoyable time at the Townehouse we didn’t leave. The dining room was so lovey to enjoy with her friends. Patios welcoming and the activities kept us busy. We laughed and had fun all day! Thank you everyone for making me feel at home and making my visit special. It’s always hard to leave my mom. But not as hard when I know she is so happy! Until my next visit!
Staff is very helpful and always concerned about my Mother’s needs, the interior and grounds maintenance is exceptional. Dining provides healthy menus to choose from. Front desk staff is always friendly and helpful. Best decision we ever made was bringing my mom here.