News at Cedar Crest in Janesville, WI

Cedar Crest Raised Over $1100 in Their Fight to End Alzheimer's

Last month, Cedar Crest Retirement Community teamed with the Alzheimer's Association on the Rock County Walk to End Alzheimer's at Riverside Park in Beloit. Our team was able to raise over $1100 to advance research for the cause. Thank you to everyone that participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Gathering of WWII veterans revives memories of conflict - Beloit Daily News
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan helps honor veterans at the VetsRoll and Cedar Crest, Inc. Senior Heroes Conference. [Read More]

Doctor Purdy Remembers Era of House Calls - The Gazette
Longtime Janesville doctor Marshall Purdy remembers making house calls for $4 a visit. He turned 100 September 30! Dr. Purdy also served as the first medical director of Cedar Crest, where he now has an apartment. [Read More]

Douglas publishes book about his travels - The Cambridge News & The Independent
A reunion for "All Those Boys" was held at Cedar Crest, Janesville, on Saturday, June 6 to celebrate Frank Douglas' 90th birthday and to honor him for his "Living Scholarship" program and his new book, "All Those Boys." [Read More]

Haddie visits seniors in Janesville - News 3
Haddie McLean, meteorologist on "News 3 This Morning," dropped by Cedar Crest to discuss all things weather. [Watch the Video]

Bird Lady of Cedar Crest - The Gazette
When Bob Lorum gave his mother a bird feeder for Mother's Day, he figured she'd fill it once a week. Turns out Elinor Lorum, 79, is filling it every day and attracting a menagerie for the enjoyment of residents at Cedar Crest's independent living apartments. [Read More]

Grand Old Flag Donation
Thank you to Marlisse Chamberlin of Janesville, who won the large flag at our "Grand Old Flag" event on the 26th and donated it back to Cedar Crest! The flag is now proudly displayed at our community.

Past not forgotten - The Gazette
Seventy years later, Cedar Crest resident Frank Douglas recalls D-Day invasion of France. [Read More]

Mel Anderson honored for his poem at Cedar Crest - Beloit Daily News
Mel Anderson, longtime Beloit realtor, retired and moved to Cedar Crest retirement living center in Janesville about seven years ago. The senior citizen remained active in a variety of ways, making new friends in his new surroundings and also embarking on a new passion. Poetry. [Read More]

Get moving ... get healthy ... with Smart Moves - Beloit Daily News
Cedar Crest Wellness Coordinator and Wellness Manager Nancy Mayhew leads senior citizens in a variety of classes designed to get them moving, increase their strength and balance and improve their overall health. [Read More]

Squeezing the blues - The Gazette
Accordion player and Cedar Crest resident Terry Penniston has entertained at Rock Haven for more than 30 years. [Read More]

Mortar explosion stirs memories of war-torn Europe - The Gazette
World War II veteran and Cedar Crest resident Frank Douglas recalls an event that changed his life forever. [Read More]

Janesville man's invention honored - The Gazette
Engineer, physicist and Cedar Crest resident Bill Hyzer is honored for his invention that changed forensic science 25 years ago. [Read More]