19 January 2022

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LW was experiment in age-segregated lifestyle

LW was experiment in age-segregated lifestyle


PART 3 Leisure World’s innovative senior housing and services model provoked attention on how society would cope with its first generation of independent older citizens. In this last installment of Leisure World’s new Wikipedia entry, Mutual 5 GRF Director William Thompson documents critical events when Leisure World, because it was a pioneer, helped define the nation’s sociological and

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Leisure World. As community fees ….

Leisure World. As community fees ….


Leisure World. As community fees rose to pay for the Leisure World medical plan, an oftenbitter series of public meetings erupted pitting residents against management. (45) According to court documents, “a local city official” suggested to GRF’s executive director “that it might be well to conduct an investigation” of Lloyd Gummere, the leader of the residents’ protest group. When two

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GRF clarifies new guidelines

GRF clarifies new guidelines


MASK MANDATE The State of California has extended the previous mask mandate, which became effective Dec. 15, 2021, to at least Feb. 15. Masks are required for the interior use of all trust property until further notice. This includes the Fitness Center, table tennis area, woodshop, the Library, shuffleboard court, all clubhouses, the Friends of the Library store and all GRF offices. The

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GRF director appointed to  SB planning commission

GRF director appointed to SB planning commission


At the Jan. 10 Seal Beach City Council meeting, Dominic (Nick) Massetti of Mutual 17 was appointed to the Planning Commission as a representative of District 2. “I’m looking forward to learning more about what goes on in government at the larger Seal Beach community level,” Massetti said. Massetti, who has lived in LW since 2009, currently serves on the GRF Board of Directors. Among other

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Drains installed, electrical work continues

Drains installed, electrical work continues


POOL PROGRESS Work continues at the LW pool, which is undergoing a complete renovation. Among the recent progress is: • Electrical and rough plumbing in women’s and men’s bathrooms continue. • Rough electrical is being installed for mechanical/attendant room. • Interior painting of mechanical room prior to setting the equipment. • Pool area deck drains are

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