The grand opening for The Enclave at Gilbert is Sept. 8, but the first residents are set to move in Sept. 10. The senior living facility offers independent and assisted living as well as transitional and traditional memory care. 4929 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert. 480-782-7801. www.spectrumretirement.com
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.