Life’s Next Chapter: The Allowance of Both Grief & Gratitude

Susan O’Connell, Visionary of Ensō Village Acknowledging the Unease of Unfamiliarity For the most part, we ignore our bodies, unless they scream for our attention. Awareness of bodily sensations is…

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Entering the Bardo of Moving to Enso Village

Malika Bouhdili, Head of Spiritual Life Finding Meaning in Transitions I’ve moved fifteen times in my life, and each time, I wish I had brought more mindful attention to the…

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Why Mindfulness? - A Dharma Talk by Susan O'Connell

This Dharma talk was originally presented during Enso Village’s one-day sit at Green Gulch Farms in August 2023, when Enso future residents and members of the Enso team had a…

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All Around Us at Enso Village

Erin Partridge, PhD, ATR-BC Head of Inspirement and Certified Forest Therapy Guide Oak Titmouse with its beak open in the hot summer weather. The beautiful land around Enso Village and…

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Senior practices mindful aging in flower garden

Finding Gratitude in the Process of Aging

Many older adults talk about aging gracefully. But Zoketsu Norman Fischer, who spoke at a recent virtual event, believes the discussion should evolve to focus on aging gratefully. “Through our…

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Senior Woman Writing a Plan

Life Plan Community Financials, Explained

An important part of living mindfully is looking at our lives and clearly observing what is needed for our wellbeing. This not only includes caring for ourselves in the moment,…

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Enso Village Architect Discovers Connection to Kendal’s Quaker Roots

In some ways, Rod Henmi, Director of Design at HKIT Architects and one of the lead designers for Enso Village, felt that he had come full circle when he discovered…

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Living in a Life Plan Community vs. Aging in Place

You may think aging in place is the best plan for you. But have you looked at all the options? A Life Plan Community may be your best choice for…

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Enso Village Officially Breaks Ground on New Senior Community in Healdsburg

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This past Saturday, Enso Village co-sponsors San Francisco Zen Center and The Kendal Corporation together with City Mayor Evelyn Mitchell and City Manager Jeff Kay, welcomed approximately 200 guests – virtually – during a…

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