Concerts For A Better Community begins February 10th!

You’re seeking a great New Year’s resolution that helps a great community resource and promises to be fun for your mind, body, and spirit?

We have the remedy from a long holiday season beginning February 10th!  Set the date to meet friends under Arizona’s winter sunshine and listen to great local music.

Come out and support the 2018 Concerts for a Better Community! This 6- week, spring concert series benefits Posada Life Adult Day Services.

Posada Life Adult Day Services offers a safe and stimulating environment for your loved one while offering respite to family caregivers. If you are caring for someone with a physical disability, impaired memory or emotional needs, this program may be your answer to helping you take care of yourself while you strive to keep your loved one at home.  Adult Day Service’s state-licensed program is staffed with health aides, activity specialists and licensed nurses. Your mother, father, or spouse will enjoy a variety of individual and group activities, including, exercise, entertainment, monthly theme parties, and field trips. For further information about Posada Life Adult Day Services, please contact Rosanna at 520-393-6835.

Who is performing at the 2018 Concerts for a Better Community?

  • Saturday, February 10: Jukebox Junquies, 60’s and 70’s Dancing music
  • Saturday, February 17:  Scattered Grass, Gospel and Vintage Country music
  • Saturday, February 24: Tru Composure, High Energy Motown performing Funk and Rhythm & Blues music
  • Saturday, March 3: 43 Miles North, Western, Broadway, and Folk music
  • Saturday, March 10: Banjo Blasters, Classic toe-tapping banjo tunes
  • Saturday, March 17: Manhattan Dolls,  Swing – style  ladies vocal trio in the spirit of the Andrew Sisters

Concerts start at Noon in the courtyard at The Shoppes at La Posada.  If there is rain, the concert is relocated to inside Posada Java or the Posada Life Community Center.

Free admission!

Monetary donations accepted for Adult Day Services at all concerts.  During concert hours, 12 PM – 2 PM, Posada Java will donate all sales to Posada Life’s Adult Day Services.

Come early to get a great seat and always plenty of room to dance.

Do you want to be a sponsor for Concerts for a Better Community? Please visit the sponsorship page!

For current information about this spring concert series, please come back to this event post. Or watch for further information on La Posada Facebook Pages: La Posada Green Valley, AZ, and The Shoppes at La Posada.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer award-winning, maintenance-free living choices: Apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes. La Posada is 30 and Thriving!

DREAMS Come True program now accepting nominees!

“The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of Their Dreams.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt

DREAMS Come True is a program for area residents age 55+ that can make a lifelong goal become reality or fulfill a new but meaningful life experience that has been out of reach. A committee of community representatives with the staff of Posada Life Community Services and the Posada Life Foundation make selections twice annually from nominations received throughout the year.  The program is made possible by the Posada Life Foundation, and charitable contributions to DREAMS Come True are most welcome.

The 1st DREAM fulfilled came in the form of a trip for an area woman who longed to see two little granddaughters before her eyesight failed. DREAMS Come True was able to arrange the trip and a family reunion dinner.

The 2nd DREAM brings back memories for a Korean War-era Navy veteran. Kodiak Island is the destination and the veteran and his wife are excited to travel to Alaska where he can see the many changes that have occurred in 60+ years – and to search for what remains of that era of history.

The 3rd DREAM awarded allowed a retired teacher to spend her October birthday with her sick son in Arkansas.

A 4th DREAM was awarded to 2 seniors. One wants the thrill of flying again in a biplane; the other to tap dance in an on-stage performance in front of an audience.

A 5th DREAM was awarded to a young lady who wanted to live the thrill of a tandem parachute jump and to a hard working caregiver who wanted to visit the Grand Canyon National Park with her family members.

Do you want to help make someone’s dream a reality?

DREAMS Come True is NOW accepting applications for nominations until Tuesday, October 31, 2017!

Here are the guidelines needing to be fulfilled to nominate a worthy senior:

  • Minimum Age: 55
  • U.S. Citizen or legal U.S. resident
  • Unable to fulfill the dream on their own
  • Capable of experiencing the dream
  • Dreams granted to residents living in the following Arizona geographic areas: Green Valley, Sahuarita, Amado, Arivaca, and Tubac 

Please contact Ellen March, Director, Community Center, for further information at 520-393-6840, or read DREAMS Come True info & guidelines, and submit an application using the below links:

Dreams Come True Information and Guidelines 

Dreams Come True Application

Application deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2017! 

Thank you for helping a friend, neighbor, or good Samaritan’s DREAM Come True!

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors!

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes. La Posada is 30 and Thriving!

Navigating Cancer and Beyond – Free Community Seminar is April 1!

If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer we invite you to join us at a free,  1-day community seminar!

The Navigating Cancer and Beyond seminar happens Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Pavilion on the La Posada campus.

Between 9 AM – 2:45 PM, attendees will have their choice of the following learning and exercise opportunities:

  • Workshops with local support groups & resources
  • Denis Cournoyer – American Cancer Society Services
  • Nancy Karsh – Nutrition
  • Karen Rhodes – Palliative Care
  • Seija Snow – Breathing
  • Michael Beale – Tibetan Bowl Meditation
  • Culinary demonstrations and sampling
  • Introduction to Beat Cancer Boot Camp (modified)

Free admission.

To save you seat or have questions, please email Kimberly Murphy at or Jennifer Vandivort at

If you cannot email, please contact Kimberly Murphy at 520-648-4223.

The Pavilion is located at 670 Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ 85614.  Find and download a La Posada campus map here!

For up to date event information please return to this web page or friend and watch the La Posada Facebook Page.

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: apartments, Garden Homes, and Park Centre Homes.

Season’s Greetings from the Inn Artists!

Does your artistic expression and ingenuity take flight during the holiday season?

As sparkly and shiny Christmas decorations descend onto the La Posada campus,  resident artists mix past and present memories into thoughtful holiday wishes filled with soulful ideas needed in today’s  complex world.

The Inn Artists, La Posada resident artists,  exemplary works fill the hallways, common areas, and grounds throughout our retirement community. Their artwork defines La Posada’s whimsical campus and gives our senior living character.

This year,  the Inn Artists want us to share their holiday greetings and wishes with our blog audience. Their greeting cards offer a great array of Happy Holiday greetings.  Some reflective of the southwest culture, others offering “new” ideas of simplicity and kindness in a now “connected” world.

Enjoy our resident artist’s holiday wishes!

Below, Kit Humphries reminds us about the simple idea of home….All are welcome during the holidays.




Above, La Posada resident Jim Murray offers his season’s greetings from the place he calls HOME!  Home and belonging are what inspires his creativity.  Jim, thank you for the great drawing of one of our Garden Homes.


Above, Bernice Vertner shares a simple premise those who celebrate Christmas often forget….

Below,  Betty Greeley’s greeting card thought to her peeps: Good will toward people.



Above,  Jim Murray’s holiday greeting drawing displays a popular Southern Arizona destination, Tumacacori National Historic Park.  This mission building is shown decorated for Christmas with luminaries, a popular Southwestern lantern.

Below, James and Carol Heuser offers a 3D Hanukkah or Festivals of Lights greeting: Tolerance, Peace, Love, & Shalom.


Above, Frieda Van Houten wishes all tweets, friends, and family: “Wishing You A Season That Sparkles, A New Year That Shines”.


Above, Serene Rein asks everyone to ponder their blessings!


Above, James Heuser extends a “digital” dove of peace to all friends, family, and new acquaintances.

Below, Lynn Norred’s Poinsettia is December’s birth flower and instills good cheer, mirth, and happy celebrations to all throughout the holiday season.



Here’s to a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2017!

La Posada’s mission: To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.

La Posada at Park Centre is Arizona’s 1st accredited  Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Green Valley, AZ, 23 miles south of Tucson.  We offer maintenance-free living choices: spacious apartments, Garden Homes, and award-winning Park Centre Homes.