The Fitness Center Advisory Committee created the Wall of Fame to recognize Rossmoor residents who use the Fitness Center on a regular basis to improve certain health conditions or to stay healthy and fit.
The Advisory Committee plans to recognize one resident per month.
WALL OF FAME: RAY HUEBSCH by Claudia Tierney For seven-year-old Ray Huebsch, it was sink or swim when his dad tossed him into the ocean waters off Manhattan Beach. He swam and has been doing so ever since. Today, at 97, Ray swims five days a week at De
“Swimming can change your life,” says Judy Morton. Her passion for swimming is boundless because she’s seen what it can do for people with health issues and disabilities. Always a casual swimmer, Judy’s primary sport was tennis. She played five days a
Wall of Fame: Debby Mayer By Claudia Tierney When Debby Mayer faced hip surgery last year, she decided to build herself up to guarantee the most positive result for the upcoming operation. Her preparations were thorough, including working with Rachel A
When he moved to Rossmoor 12 years ago, Milton Matz,Ph.D., made use of the Fitness Center from the start, using thetreadmills for aerobic exercise. Two years ago, he wasdiagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease which causes slowing ofmovement and stiffness of
This is the article that accompanied her honor: After many years of playing tennis, Juanita Banis developed knee pain so painful it seriously limited her mobility. Five years ago she had knee surgery followed by physical therapy. She made the most of h
This is the article that accompanied her honor: Upon learning about Rossmoor’s Rhythm Review tap dancers, Joan Juengert said, “I was so excited. That really made Rossmoor for me.” She now participates in all four of the tap dance groups – Happy Hoofers
This is the article that accompanied his honor: Sal Blasquez was added to the Fitness Center’s Wall of Fame for his incredible work and commitment to walk again. In 2011, Blasquez lost his ability to walk and was bedridden for several months. In 2012,
This is the article that accompanied his honor: Born and raised in Walnut Creek, it was logical for 59 year-old Mark Chapman to look no further than Rossmoor when he retired. Mark and his wife Amanda moved into Rossmoor in September 2012, and he began
This is the article that accompanied his honor: At 85, Frank James not only looks 65, but he feels 65! James has been working out at the Fitness Center since moving to Rossmoor in 2004. His current workout regimen three times per week includes a warm-u
This is the article that accompanied her honor: Visiting the Fitness Center seven days a week is certainly an example of dedication and commitment to a healthy body. This is one of the reasons Bernice Sankary was recognized on the Fitness Center Wall o