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Goodbye to a Dear Friend

Retired President of Sony Pictures Studio Operations and Production and second-generation industry executive Gary O. Martin passed away on November 2, 2023. Gary was a truly cherished member of our MPTF family for many years. During his time at Sony (Columbia...

Gary and Susan Martin

Thank You to TUSC and The Groundlings

As entertainment industry crew members continue to struggle to make ends meet during the ongoing strike, we extend a heartfelt thank you to two very special organizations who played their part last week to help us take care of our own – and deliver some much-needed...

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A Crisis for So Many

July 14, 2023 - With production shut down due to the current work stoppage, we have seen a dramatic increase in inbound calls to MPTF from industry members seeking some form of assistance. Speaking to Deadline, Jennifer Jorge, our Director of Community Social...

Father’s Day

June 18, 2023 - Our MPTF family is full of stories of fatherhood, including several right here on campus. For example, Richard M. Learman, a resident here for four years, had many positions in the entertainment industry for five decades including Assistant...

Richard Learman and Kelly Browne

Let’s Get Social

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently published a report about the significant health impact of social isolation and loneliness, as well as the healing effects of social connection and community. “Loneliness is far more than just a bad feeling,” he noted....

A Helping Hand

“Just as it doesn't hurt to smile, it's pretty easy to reach down and help someone out.” That’s the philosophy of Walton Dornisch, an active and enthusiastic MPTF volunteer with a long entertainment industry history. In fact, as he explains, “my great-grandmother,...

Walton Dornisch

Star Power

“Every card is unique; I never make the same one twice!” That’s how Anne Star describes her monthly Angel Cards made for MPTF residents, one of the many ways volunteers can give back from their own homes. These cards can be made for birthdays and holidays, and the...

Our MPTF Moms

“It’s knowing how to juggle, with a lot of challenges for sure, but it works out, thank goodness. If you resist, things will be so much harder. Being open to change is a very good thing.” That’s how Phyllis Morales, MPTF’s Coordinator of Long Term Care Business...

Our Green Team

At MPTF, we salute those who maintain our planet while conserving the resources we need for the future. Nowhere is that more evident than our Landscaping team who work hard every day keeping our grounds safe, healthy, and beautiful. In honor of Earth Day, the crew...

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A Life To Celebrate

Our commitment to promoting social connection with programs like the Daily Call Sheet, which pairs industry volunteers with retired industry members for ongoing friendly social calls, has resulted in powerful pairings of volunteers with older adults over the past...