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Ann’s Choice in the News

See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Informed, Connected, Engaged

Jun 9, 2020

Ann’s Choice TV is Community’s Hub During Covid-19

During these times of social distancing, Ann’s Choice ’s campus TV studio has become the hub of information, activity, and entertainment for the nearly 2,000 residents at the Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

The TV studio is focused on producing two types of content: information and entertainment, with information taking the lead. “Two of our channels provide updates that pertain just to the campus so everyone knows exactly what’s happening in real...

Erickson Living’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping Residents Make Move to Ann’s Choice

Jun 4, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move manager....

Ann's Choice Couple Sings Away the Social-Distancing Blues

May 29, 2020

In cities across Italy, impromptu balcony concerts lifted neighbors’ spirits during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order. Videos quickly went viral, giving people around the globe a sense of hope and community.

Inspired by those videos and their lifelong love of music, Ann’s Choic e residents Bill and Karen Frye brought the same spirit of togetherness—from a safe distance—to the Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

In March, the couple invited neighbors in their shared courtyard to stay-at-home sing-alongs...

Keeping Ann's Choice Residents Healthy and Happy

Apr 29, 2020

Innovative changes for extraordinary times

In challenging times, we pull together to care for each other. This has become the motto at Erickson Living-managed communities across the country, as staff and residents have found innovative ways to stay safe, healthy, and connected during the COVID-19 crisis.

Ann’s Choice , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Bucks County, Pa., has made a number of important changes, asking employees across the enterprise to take on responsibilities outside their assigned role. A new concierge service leaves mail,...

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...