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Teaming Up

For over a decade, IATSE has fostered Young Workers committees for any of its union members and leaders under the age of 35. The dedication of the Young Workers to giving back has been truly impressive over the years, including volunteering, food banks, and...


MPTF Means Community

Morgan Freeman narrates this special look at MPTF's vitual work in for the entertainment industry and the community we support, from our recent KTLA 5 News telethon. Find out more about how we're here for you at

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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

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...

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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...

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With Open Arms

At the end of 2022, you hopefully read all about filmmaker Victoria Bullock and her longtime support of MPTF including The Grey Quill Society. This year her wife, Maria C. Rodriguez, a Partner at McDermott Will & Emery, played her part for MPTF by asking her...

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The Wave of the Future

At MPTF, offering tech support to residents is one way we foster living and aging well, with dignity and purpose. As a gerontologist, Innovation Manager Carly Roman, PhD provides residents with hands-on support to get more comfortable using technology. “By offering...

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