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Residents celebrate an assisted living facility

By 5th April, 2022 Local News Coverage Comments Off

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Residents of The Vineyards California Armenian Home had a treat Wednesday as the community celebrated the end of two years of COVID-19 restrictions.

The Disney-themed parade featured the Roosevelt High School pep and cheer team, the Fresno Corvette club, and grand marshall Mickey Mouse. Miss City of Fresno 2022 Ashlyn Cruise also made an appearance.

Dennis Bacopulos, Board Liason for the California Armenian Home Board of Directors, says that the event is meant to create a sense of family and connectivity with the residents.

The Vineyards California Armenian Home is a non-profit company that has been serving the community for 70 years.

Senior Care Strives To Sell ‘Peace Of Mind’ As Pandemic Continues

By 25th February, 2021 Local News Coverage Comments Off

At The Vineyards; the California Armenia Home in South Fresno, Sales and Marketing Director Ren Ramshaw and her team entered the 2020 season expecting nothing less than record-breaking sales. clicking here.

Christmas Spirit All Around At Tree Lighting, The Fresno Bee, 12-5-18

By 5th December, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

Check out this video from our 20th annual tree lighting celebration on The Fresno Bee’s website by clicking here.

The Valley’s Armenia, KSEE24, 11-4-18

By 4th November, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

KSEE24’s Stefani Booroojian wrapped up her series called “The Valley’s Armenia” with a special reception at the AACHL at The Vineyards. Click here to read more about the event and Stefani’s travels.

Bulldog Spirit Connects Students With Retirees, Fresno State News, 7-19-18

By 19th July, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

Fresno State and The Vineyards, an independent and assisted living community for seniors, announced a new partnership to allow residents to be acquainted with Fresno State, its students and the goals they share. Click Here to read the rest of this story on the Fresno State News website.

Miss California Contestants Visit Senior-Living Facility In The Valley, ABC30, 6-24-18

By 24th June, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

Contestants from the Miss California pageant visited The Vineyards at The California Armenian Home in southeast Fresno. Fifty-five of this year’s contestants stopped by the home to spend time with residents, share stories, and laughter. Click here to continue reading this story on ABC30’s website.

Virtual Tour Give Public An Insight Into Dementia And Alzheimer’s, ABC 30, 6-21-18

By 21st June, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

Dennis Barrett is looking for matching socks, but he’s doing it peculiarly. He’s wearing goggles, gloves, and headphones — and he is having a hard time. This isn’t how Barrett usually goes about his day, but this is what it would be like if he had dementia or Alzheimer’s. Click here to continue reading this story on ABC30’s website.

Diocesan Vicar General Presides Over Blessing Ceremony Of The Vineyards, California Armenian Home’s Premier Resort Retirement Community – Western Diocese of the Armenian Church, 2-16-18

By 16th February, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

On February 10, 2018, the Very Rev. Fr. Pakrad Dz. V. Berjekian, Diocesan Vicar General, with the participation of Archpriest Fr. Yeghia Hairabedian, Archpriest Fr. Kevork Arakelian, Archpriest Fr. Vartan Kasparian, the Rev. Fr. Yessai Bedros and Deacon Allan Yeghia Jendian, presided over the blessing ceremony of the Vineyards, California Home’s newest facility and Fresno’s premier resort retirement community. Click here to read the rest of this story.

Grand Opening Of New Retirement Community At The California Armenian Home In Fresno – Western Prelacy, 2-13-18

By 13th February, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

In mid-June of 2016, the California Armenian Home in Fresno embarked on a massive expansion project, named The Vineyards, the grand opening of which took place on Saturday, February 10, 2018. On behalf of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Ashekian, parish pastor of Holy Trinity Church of Fresno, participated in the ceremony and read the Prelate’s message on this occasion. Click Here to read this rest of this story.

Flags Raised Over The Vineyards, Sanger Herald, 1-25-18

By 25th January, 2018 Local News Coverage Comments Off

Harry Paul remembered playing the same location back in the 1940s.

But the site had changed. Dramatically.

“We played when there was nothing here,” he said. “Just dirt.”

Paul performed with the Armenian-American Citizen League Band back then. On Jan. 17, Paul and members of the Sounds of Freedom band brought their instruments and provided the soundtrack to the flag raising at the California Armenian Home’s $45 million expansion, dubbed The Vineyards. The dirt was gone. In its place was a meticulously designed grounds around a facility that likely has exceeded the dreams of the original founders.

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