Meet the Residents

Our Meet the Residents Series

Get a glimpse inside our community through those who know it best: our residents. Our Meet the Residents series highlights the distinctive stories of those who call Vi home and a chance to take a peek inside the lives of the people you could one day call “neighbor.”
Our Meet the Residents series highlights the distinctive stories of those who call Vi home.
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Making Time for Face Time with Friends at Vi at La Jolla Village

Making time for Face Time with friends at Vi at La Jolla Village

As social distance orders rolled out during the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple® products enthusiast Quelda Wilson taught fellow residents how to use group calling to stay connected.

Vi at Aventura Residents Maddy and Leon Turn Their Cameras Toward South Florida

For resident Rosemary Straley,
retirement means making a difference

Purpose-driven life her entire life, Rosemary Straley shares, “…the extraordinary thing about retirement is that I finally have more time to give back and be involved.”
Science & Art: Vi at Aventura Resident Dr. Dunn Creates the Right Tone in His Handmade Violins

From the courtroom to the stage: Judge
H. Lee Sarokin brings drama into his retirement

Court is still in session for retired United States Circuit Judge H. Lee Sarokin. Only this time, the courtroom is a theater.
Sylvia Ollear: A Living Embodiment of the New York Energy and Spirit

Lifelong microbiologist turns to blogging

An adjunct professor at both UCSD and San Diego State University, Dr. Schaechter also runs the premier microbiology blog on the Internet: Small Things Considered.
Vi at Aventura Residents Continue to Share a Life of Music

Lu and Georgina Sham: dancing through life

Georgina and Lu Sham danced their way across the globe, and now find time today to organize dance festivals across California.
Julian Greenspan: Making a Business out of a Childhood Hobby

Quelda Wilson: keeping neighbors connected

Vi at La Jolla Village residents are staying connected to family, friends and each other with help from Dr. Quelda Wilson and her passion for teaching.
Vi at Aventura Resident Honored with Legal Pioneer Award

Trailblazing attorney Betty Boone

Monthly, a group of female attorneys gather at Vi at La Jolla Village. At the center is Betty Boone, the first female attorney in the San Diego Office of County Counsel.