The Dignity They Deserve:
The Story of Grey Gables of Ojai and Its Founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus
Through text and images, explore the interesting history of Grey Gables of Ojai, the 1954 model for a new type of American retirement living.
Written by Craig Walker and Mark Lewis, this book dives deep into the story of this historic building and its founder. The birthplace of AARP was a home for retired teachers from across America.
Purchase this illustrated book at the Ojai Valley Museum for $10 plus tax during normal museum open hours.
Or purchase it online for $15 including tax, shipping, and handling. Make sure to include your address. The book will be mailed to you, book rate, within one week of receipt of your payment.
This section of our website has been funded by the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Telling the Full Story Preservation Fund, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on the website do not necessarily represent those of the National Trust or the National Endowment for the Humanities.