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Our New Neighbors

Our New Neighbors

MPTF is excited to announce we’re working with a new development on the 18 acres of land adjoining our campus in Woodland Hills. California Commercial Investment Companies (CCI), whose principals are local and work out of Westlake Village, is creating a new life plan...

Conversations with the Artist: Ron Howard

MPTF Studios' Jennifer Clymer interviews Director Ron Howard about the creative process making his new film, Thirteen Lives. Presented live on MPTF Studios’ Creative Chaos on January 5, 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3H51RIf1e0

A Very Creative Year

A Very Creative Year

We can’t help but admire the endless creativity and passion of our residents and volunteers from all walks of the entertainment industry. One way they keep their skills honed is The Grey Quill Society, a group of professional and newbie writers that began in 2012 and...

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

The Magic of Radio

The Magic of Radio

Bringing you “Radio You Can See” to raise funds for MPTF, the Hollywood Radio Players deliver delightful hybrid Zoom productions reimagining Golden Age radio plays with today’s actors for a new audience each month. These shows are produced by actors and radio...

Tom Bergeron on KTLA

Tom Bergeron appears on KTLA on December 6, 2022 to talk about his career including hosting MPTF's "Lights, Camera, Take Action!" telethon. Read more at KTLA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVfnLcXB-d0

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

MPTF’s 100th: Lorena Soria, Alex Aguilar Jr. and Bob Beitcher

Lorena Soria, Alex Aguilar Jr. and Bob Beitcher share their stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa; introduced by Monica Macer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_68hHaiQqY

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

I Am MPTF: Billy Ray, Ashlei Tave and Tony Ludwig

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Billy Ray, stunt woman Ashlei Tave, and producer and MPTF resident Tony Ludwig share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE3tePXfM7M

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

MPTF’s 100th: Lorena Soria, Alex Aguilar Jr. and Bob Beitcher

Lorena Soria, Alex Aguilar Jr. and Bob Beitcher share their stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa; introduced by Monica Macer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_68hHaiQqY

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Lights, Camera, Take Action!

Aired live on Los Angeles' KTLA 5 on December 10, 2022, MPTF's first live telethon is hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, and produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild. Thank you to our presenting sponsors, City National Bank and UCLA Health. To donate...

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

Overnight Changes

Overnight Changes

Taking care of our parents is an issue that can come up when we least expect it

Fast Friends

Fast Friends

“You two are out causing trouble!” That’s the joking reaction you can hear sometimes on campus when a special pair of friends is out cruising around on their motorized wheelchairs. A bond formed quickly earlier this year when resident Dave Pierce, who worked for...

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

Overnight Changes

Overnight Changes

Taking care of our parents is an issue that can come up when we least expect it

I Am MPTF: Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez

Rebecca Huntley, Peter Goldwyn and Mirna Gonzalez share their moving stories about why "I Am MPTF" at “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFOTg3ogxLw

Tom Bergeron on KTLA

Tom Bergeron appears on KTLA on December 6, 2022 to talk about his career including hosting MPTF's "Lights, Camera, Take Action!" telethon. Read more at KTLA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVfnLcXB-d0

KTLA’s L.A. Unscripted with MPTF

KTLA profiles MPTF on "LA Unscripted" on December 6, 2022, featuring interviews with Bob Beitcher, Courteney Bailey, and Kay Weissman. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMQ2rgMgC8

Giving Day: MPTF’s 100th

Watch this special video with Tom Bergeron about where your money goes at MPTF, and donate at https://app.mobilecause.com/form/nGsqaw?vid=lpzua https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWJIobO3ENU

Tom Bergeron on KTLA

Tom Bergeron appears on KTLA on December 6, 2022 to talk about his career including hosting MPTF's "Lights, Camera, Take Action!" telethon. Read more at KTLA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVfnLcXB-d0

KTLA’s L.A. Unscripted with MPTF

KTLA profiles MPTF on "LA Unscripted" on December 6, 2022, featuring interviews with Bob Beitcher, Courteney Bailey, and Kay Weissman. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMQ2rgMgC8

Tom Bergeron on KTLA

Tom Bergeron appears on KTLA on December 6, 2022 to talk about his career including hosting MPTF's "Lights, Camera, Take Action!" telethon. Read more at KTLA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVfnLcXB-d0

The Jay Jacobs Story

The Jay Jacobs Story

Retired William Morris talent agent Jay Jacobs has had firsthand experience with many of the ups and downs of showbiz life.

Homelessness Hurts

Homelessness Hurts

Homelessness can happen to anyone, even a successful editor.

A New Home

A New Home

We all know life can throw a curve ball when you least expect it, and someone who knows that all too well is James Hearn. Now 73 years old, he worked for years in the industry doing testing and repairing of consoles and other equipment for sound mixing as well as...

Home Safe Home

An emotional story of healing and home repairs.

Let’s Play Ball

MPTF’s Professional Advisory Network (PAN) gathered on October 1, 2020 for a fascinating conversation focused on sports during the era of COVID. Speakers Renata Simril, President and CEO of LA84 Foundation, and Sean Farnham, Emmy award-winning game and studio analyst...

A New Home

A New Home

We all know life can throw a curve ball when you least expect it, and someone who knows that all too well is James Hearn. Now 73 years old, he worked for years in the industry doing testing and repairing of consoles and other equipment for sound mixing as well as...

A New Home

A New Home

We all know life can throw a curve ball when you least expect it, and someone who knows that all too well is James Hearn. Now 73 years old, he worked for years in the industry doing testing and repairing of consoles and other equipment for sound mixing as well as...

A Healing Power

Hasbro Cats: a calming influence and healing force.

A Healing Power

Hasbro Cats: a calming influence and healing force.

Jodie Foster & Harry Northup at MPTF’s 100th

Jodie Foster and Harry Northup, who appeared together in "The Silence of the Lambs," talk about their meaningful connections to MPTF at "100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service" on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa....

Jodie Foster & Harry Northup at MPTF’s 100th

Jodie Foster and Harry Northup, who appeared together in "The Silence of the Lambs," talk about their meaningful connections to MPTF at "100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service" on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa....

Jodie Foster & Harry Northup at MPTF’s 100th

Jodie Foster and Harry Northup, who appeared together in "The Silence of the Lambs," talk about their meaningful connections to MPTF at "100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service" on June 18, 2022 at The Lot at Formosa....

A Life-Changing Three Years

A Life-Changing Three Years

In 2019, MPTF was awarded a three-year, $1-million grant from ACL (the Administration for Community Living) to serve people living with the effects of dementia and their caregivers. Partnering with Alzheimer’s LA and Wise & Healthy Aging, MPTF’s ACL implementation...

Called It

Called It

MPTF’s Social Isolation Impact Project and its Director, Maureen Feldman, were honored by the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging’s Innovation Committee with its first leadership award.

Together Apart

Together Apart

In July of 2020, MPTF teamed up with the Milken Institute to host the Social Isolation Impact Summit. MPTF has been at the forefront of exploring innovative solutions to social isolation and we are grateful to partner with the Milken Institute and their mission to...

A Life-Changing Three Years

A Life-Changing Three Years

In 2019, MPTF was awarded a three-year, $1-million grant from ACL (the Administration for Community Living) to serve people living with the effects of dementia and their caregivers. Partnering with Alzheimer’s LA and Wise & Healthy Aging, MPTF’s ACL implementation...

Called It

Called It

MPTF’s Social Isolation Impact Project and its Director, Maureen Feldman, were honored by the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging’s Innovation Committee with its first leadership award.

A Life-Changing Three Years

A Life-Changing Three Years

In 2019, MPTF was awarded a three-year, $1-million grant from ACL (the Administration for Community Living) to serve people living with the effects of dementia and their caregivers. Partnering with Alzheimer’s LA and Wise & Healthy Aging, MPTF’s ACL implementation...

Connecting to the Light

On December 16th, 2020, our webinar series wrapped up its first year with “Connecting to the Light—How to Cope in this Uncertain Time.” Our dedicated on-campus chaplains, Rabbi Arthur Rosenberg and Chaplain Dina Kuperstock, live on the front lines of care, offering...

Veterans Among Us

Veterans Among Us

Orven Schanzer fought in WWII in the 9th Air Force. After three bronze stars, a victory ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and others, Orven returned to the states to begin an extensive career with 20th Century Fox. He was an editor on Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor,...

Celebrating Life

Celebrating Life

Our campus Chaplains and their role in our community.

Connecting to the Light

On December 16th, 2020, our webinar series wrapped up its first year with “Connecting to the Light—How to Cope in this Uncertain Time.” Our dedicated on-campus chaplains, Rabbi Arthur Rosenberg and Chaplain Dina Kuperstock, live on the front lines of care, offering...

Veterans Among Us

Veterans Among Us

Orven Schanzer fought in WWII in the 9th Air Force. After three bronze stars, a victory ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and others, Orven returned to the states to begin an extensive career with 20th Century Fox. He was an editor on Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor,...

Connecting to the Light

On December 16th, 2020, our webinar series wrapped up its first year with “Connecting to the Light—How to Cope in this Uncertain Time.” Our dedicated on-campus chaplains, Rabbi Arthur Rosenberg and Chaplain Dina Kuperstock, live on the front lines of care, offering...

The Wave of the Future

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...

Make the Season Bright

Make the Season Bright

Published on December 10, 2021 Here at MPTF we’re overjoyed to have so many great volunteers generously give their time all year round with activities and programs both at the Wasserman Campus and throughout Los Angeles. This holiday season, their dedication is...

The Wave of the Future

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...

The Wave of the Future

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...