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connected to family and friends in this digital age. A resident just started a journal-writing group and another is teaching a meditation class. Residents help residents and we learn from each other.” “When I retired, I had two goals. To learn how to fl fish, which I didn’t,” Dick says with a chuckle, “and to learn watercolor. I took watercolor classes through Santa Barbara City College. Then, when I came here I got funding for a watercolor teacher through the Vista del Monte resident treasury. We had four sessions with local artist Sylvia Shapiro, who also teaches at the SBCC School of Extended Learning. It was very successful and, hopefully, we’ll do it again.” Dick notes that there is also a full roster of physi- cal activities, from chair exercise to Pilates classes. “There is such a wide variety of programs to keep residents physically and mentally active,” he says. Nancy Winter Covenant Living at the Samarkand During her 42-year career as a classical archae- ologist, educator, researcher and author, Nancy Winter traveled extensively in Europe, Turkey and North Africa, with 30 of those years spent living in Greece. “I’m so spoiled having lived in Greece and Rome and being surrounded by beautiful ar- chitecture,” she says with a smile as we sit on her 46 Montecito Magazine Summer–Fall 2020 Senior living, with promise Experience rst-hand the Covenant Living difference. For information, call today (877) 458-5439 . Covenant Living is a ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church. RCFE License #421702848 COA #052 io livin , it p is Experience rst-hand the Covenant Living di ference. For information, call today (8 7) 458-5439 . Cove ant Living is a ministry of the Evangelical Cove ant Church. RCFE License #421702 48 COA #052 Seni r li i g, i h ro i e Experience rst-hand the Covenant L ving di f rence. For information, call today (8 7) 458-5439 . Cove ant Living is a ministry of the Evangelical Cove ant C urch. RCFE License #421702 48 COA #052

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