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Ann’s Choice in the News

See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Q&A with Ann's Choice Resident & Lincoln Author Fred Antil

Mar 3, 2020

Antil's engaging new book, "A Lincoln Treasure Trove," includes little known facts and anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln.

Fred Antil has been entertaining and educating audiences with his knowledge, research, and stories of Abraham Lincoln as a Lincoln re-enactor for years. Now, people of all ages can enjoy his new book "A Lincoln Treasure Trove," with its fascinating, lesser-known stories about our 16th president.

Antil's book has received great reviews. Book Nook Editor and Historian Hugh Boyle says, "whether you're a true Lincoln scholar, or just want to know more about our greatest President, Antil's book...

Staying Active and Connected at Ann's Choice

Feb 6, 2020

Vibrant retirement lifestyle helps residents stay healthy and happy.

Imagine waking up with an endless array of things to do, right outside your door: Exercise classes, club meetings, dinner with friends, followed by a lecture or concert. Perhaps you’d like to sing in a chorus, build a model train layout, sculpt clay, or produce a TV show. There is something for everyone, even those who prefer just to relax and enjoy the engaging atmosphere on campus.

All of that, and more, is possible for those interested at Ann’s...

Five Fitness Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy in the New Year

Jan 3, 2020

With the New Year upon us, it’s a good time to think about our well-being and what we can do to stay healthy. Ellen Book-O’Neill brings her expertise in senior fitness to her role as fitness coordinator at Ann’s Choice , the senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, developed and managed by Erickson Living .

At Ann’s Choice, r esidents are staying fit and having fun by working out in the state-of-the-art fitness centers on campus, participating in...

Ann's Choice Residents Love to Entertain!

Dec 3, 2019

Plenty of entertaining opportunities, from Halloween celebrations to live performances, add to vibrant lifestyle on campus.

Try telling Gil and Maureen Guim that Halloween is just for kids. The energetic, outgoing couple look forward to the costumes, cobwebs, goblins, and ghouls all year long, and their love of the holiday is infectious. Since 2013 the residents of Ann’s Choice , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Bucks County, PA, have hosted a three-night Halloween bash in their spacious apartment home. This year’s celebration drew 110 revelers....

Ann's Choice Continuing Care Neighborhood Named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Nov 13, 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, the continuing care neighborhood at Ann’s Choice , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a “Best Nursing Home” rating from U.S. News & World Report.

Ann’s Choice’s continuing care neighborhood received a high performance rating in both the short-term rehabilitation and long-term care categories. It also provides assisted living and memory care. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services...

Ann's Choice Opens Newly Renovated Banners Cafe

Oct 8, 2019

The major renovation improves flow, efficiency, and ambiance at the popular restaurant located in the Village Clubhouse.

On October 3, Ann's Choice , a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, opened its newly renovated Banners Café in the Village Clubhouse.

"Our community members will enjoy our beautiful and contemporary restaurant for many years to come," said Executive Director Chris Donati.

The redesigned setting at Banners Café features a soft, blue-gray palette, light and dark woods, comfortable upholstered chairs, and speckled...

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...