Ro Linscheid

Ro Linscheid is the Associate Executive Director and Admissions and Marketing Director for Sierra View Homes Retirement Community. You can contact her at (559) 638-9226 or

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Service Animal or Emotional Support Animal – What’s the Difference?

Service and emotional support animals are becoming more and more common. The last time I flew to Kansas, in the Dallas Fort worth airport I counted at least three dogs that the owners kept near and one service dog helping its handler to maneuver through the crowds safely. It seems more and more people are …

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Lessons from Half a Century at Sierra View Homes

A lot changes in 44 years, but some things never change. No one can attest to this better than Nancy Petinak. The 79-year-old Reedley resident recently retired from her role as Activities Director at Sierra View Homes Retirement Community, a career which spanned an impressive 44 years. Nancy played a pivotal role in the growth …

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10 TIPS for Living a Dignified Life as You Age

“Aging with dignity is the ability to live life to its fullest in the place you call home, regardless of age, illness or disability. “ So starts an article by Victoria R Ballesteros and Athan G. Bezaetis. Both are communication professionals with the SCAN Foundation. The article they wrote covers 10 points on the topic …

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10 Tips for a Great Garage Sale in Reedley

10 Reedley Yard Sale Tips! Are you ready to move into a Reedley retirement community like Sierra View Homes, but you’re still drowning in STUFF? Let’s downsize! It’s time to hold a garage sale! Here are a few handy tips and tricks to make sure your Reedley garage sale draws a crowd: Don’t Forget Your Yard …

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Submit Your Photo in June!

Raise awareness! Submit a photo of yourself in purple or a pic with your family member impacted by Alzheimer’s, and we will post it on Sierra View’s Facebook page. June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. This is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts here at Sierra View Homes Retirement Community. …

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Scott MacIntyre – Auxiliary Spring Benefit Dinner

You’re invited to Sierra View Homes’ 2018 Auxiliary Dinner, on Saturday, June 9th! This year’s event features a silent auction, and the return of American Idol Star, singer, songwriter, and author Scott MacIntyre! All proceeds will fund the anticipated Bistro/café renovation of Sierra View’s main banquet room. If you have items you wish to donate …

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Seniors and Social Media

When you think of social media, your first thought may be of teenagers on their phones. However, increasingly, you should think of a senior! Recent data provided by the Pew Research Center  revealed that seniors are more wired and socially connected than ever. Electronic use among seniors is on the rise, with the number of …

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THREE YEARS RUNNING! Thank You, Reedley – You Voted Us Reedley’s #1 Retirement Community for 2017!

Thank you for the THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, Reedley! The Reedley Exponent asked, and you made your voices heard – Sierra View Homes Retirement Community was voted Reedley’s #1 Retirement Community for 2015, 2016, and now 2017 in the “Best of Reedley” competition. When asked why he thought Sierra View Homes has been winning so …

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For-Profit vs. Non-Profit – What is the Difference?

Should a retirement community’s for-profit or non-profit status affect my decision? This is a question that has been asked of me many times during my years in long-term care work, and being the clear and unequivocal about things person I am, the answer is “maybe.” This may sound strange as I choose to work in …

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Current Garden Apartment Opening! 2 Bed, 2 Bath.

Now Available! Sierra View Homes Retirement Community has one current opening in the Garden Apartments: 2 Bed, 2 Bath Garden Apartment – 1,054 square feet Please contact Crystal Rogalsky for more information at (559) 638-9226 or