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See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Ann's Choice Resident Joins the Digital Revolution

Sep 13, 2019

Harry Beam uses technology for photography, social media, staying connected, and more!

Walk anywhere on the Ann’s Choice campus, and you’re likely to see Harry Beam taking pictures. His iPhone is always ready to capture flowers in bloom, residents at play, or a special event.

“It started as a retirement hobby,” says Harry. “I ran around with a little Canon camera, then I got an iPhone, and it grew from there. Whenever I see a good shot, I pull out my phone and click.”

Harry gets lots of good...

Ann's Choice Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces by Fortune

Aug 23, 2019

Ann’s Choice took #7 spot on 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services list.

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Ann’s Choice, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services . Ann’s Choice took the No. 7 spot on the list in Seniors Housing and Care (Small and Medium Companies) category.

“Ann’s Choice is proud to be recognized as one of the best workplaces by Fortune,” said Executive Director Chris Donati....

Ann's Choice Recognized as a 2019 Healthiest Employer by the Philadelphia Journal

Jul 16, 2019

Ann’s Choice Recognized as a 2019 Healthiest Employer by the Philadelphia Business Journal

Ann’s Choice , a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was recognized as a 2019 Healthiest Employer by the Philadelphia Business Journal .

The Healthiest Employers program is conducted annually by the Philadelphia Business Journal to recognize organizations that go beyond simply offering typical health benefits. Employers throughout the region are judged on multiple criteria to identify companies that best promote healthier living.

“We...

5 Questions With...Ann's Choice artist Martin Friedland

Jul 11, 2019

5 Question With….Ann’s Choice artist Martin Friedland

Martin Friedland’s paintings, along with artwork by Ann's Choice artist Maria Burlein, will be on display at The Gallery at Ann's Choice, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, this month. Join us for the opening reception on Sunday, July 14, at 2:15 p.m. in the Signature Lounge.

Martin Friedland, a retired Registered Mechanical Engineer, moved to Ann’s Choice 14 years ago from Walnut Grove, Pennsylvania. Recently, Martin discussed a variety of...

5 Questions With...Ann's Choice Artist Maria Burlein

Jul 9, 2019

Maria Burlein’s paintings, along with artwork by Ann's Choice artist Martin Friedland, will be on display at The Gallery at Ann's Choice, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, this month. Join us for the opening reception on Sunday, July 14, at 2:15 p.m. in the Signature Lounge.

European born and educated, Maria's interest in Art History blossomed with age into a passion. After raising three children, Maria enrolled in night classes and pursued a more rigorous art education discovering she had talent...

Ann's Choice Continuing Care Neighborhood Receives 5-Star Rating from Federal Agency

Jun 24, 2019

The Continuing Care Neighborhood at Ann's Choice received the highest score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Erickson Living developed and managed community, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, earned a 5-star rating in the Overall Quality category in April 2019.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently revised its inspection process and began providing improved staffing details and new quality metrics. The changes were aimed at providing more transparent and meaningful information about the quality of care...

Ann's Choice is a Smart Financial Decision

Jun 6, 2019

A California Couple Choose Ann’s Choice for the Value

Bernie and Betty Roseman spent 35 happy years in California, he as an engineer and attorney, she as a hospital nutritionist and consultant to medical practices in Los Angeles.

They loved their careers, their ranch house, their friends. Moving east wasn’t in their long-range plan. Neither was living in a retirement community like Ann’s Choice .

But when Bernie retired, Betty decided it was the right time to be full-time grandparents. They relocated to a four-story townhouse in Philadelphia, close to...

Executive Chef Creates Exceptional Dining Experience at Ann's Choice

Apr 9, 2019

Both chefs and residents are pleased with restaurant style service and variety of menu options.

When Executive Chef Richard Weise promotes one of his employees, he does so with a level of confidence that only comes from walking in their shoes.

Weise began his culinary career as a high school employee washing dishes at Ann’s Choice , an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement communities in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Over the past 14 years,...

Ann's Choice Opens New Continuing Care Building, Chestnut Pointe

Jan 17, 2019

Ann's Choice , a senior living community in Bucks County, managed by Erickson Living , held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on January 10, to celebrate the opening of Chestnut Pointe, the new 50,000 square-foot assisted living addition to its continuing care neighborhood. The first Chestnut Pointe residents moved into the new building on January 7.

“Chestnut Pointe is a wonderful addition to Ann’s Choice assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing neighborhood and will help us meet emerging market demands for excellent quality care for seniors,” said Executive Director Chris Donati.

At the festive event, guests...

Family Bonds are Strong at Ann's Choice

Nov 20, 2018

Employee Marty Kusters enjoys having her parents live on campus.

Beth and Fred Garofalo, who live at Ann’s Choice , and their daughter Marty Kusters who is employed there, are all enamored of the Erickson Living retirement community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

After living in Vero Beach, Florida, for a few years, Beth and Fred decided to move back to Pennsylvania, to be closer to their family. So, Marty and her sister began researching retirement communities. They were impressed by the environment at Ann’s Choice. “Everyone we encountered smiled and greeted us,” Marty says....