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See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Twins reunite at Ann's Choice

Sep 21, 2020

Sisters enjoy living close to each other at the active senior living community in Bucks County.

“Being born with a twin is like being born with a best friend.”—Trisha Marapodi

There’s no denying it: Twins have a unique bond that keeps them close over a lifetime, even when they live more than 600 miles apart.

Such was the case for Ohio natives Joan Greenberg and Jane Root, identical twins who spent most of their adult lives in different states: Joan in Pennsylvania and Jane in Indiana. The sisters reunited this August at ...

Student Scholars on Parade

Sep 8, 2020

Every year since 2004, Ann’s Choice residents have held a ceremony to honor the students who work at the Erickson Living -managed senior community in Bucks County, Penn. The students receive resident funded college scholarships and well-deserved recognition for their service.

Said one former student employee, “It’s like having hundreds of grandparents cheering you on. It’s really a special day.” 2020 presented unique challenges, given the stay home orders and social distancing required by COVID-19. Determined to find a creative and safe alternative, residents quickly landed on an...

The easiest move you'll ever make

Aug 21, 2020

Cedar Crest’s Personalized moving assistance lifts the burden of selling and moving

There’s a reason why most people who move to Cedar Crest say it’s the easiest move they’ve ever made. They have a secret weapon. Personal Moving Consultant Anne Connor provides personalized assistance to help make the load—and the experience—a lot lighter.

Connor helps people moving to the Pequannock Township, N.J., Erickson Living -managed community select a real estate agent, home inspector, moving company, and senior move manager. And while most people moving to Cedar Crest have...

Moving to a new home during COVID-19

Aug 19, 2020

Morrisville resident sells home quickly and moves to Ann’s Choice

Moving to a new home at the height of a pandemic might seem counter-intuitive, but Janice Pincus says the timing was perfect. Instead of feeling isolated in her house, she became part of a community where every precaution was taken to keep the residents safe, healthy, and engaged.

This past March, Janice sold her house in Morrisville, Pa., where she had lived for 65 years, and moved to Ann’s Choice , the Erickson Living managed senior community in...

Staying home? Start decluttering!

Jul 16, 2020

Ann’s Choice Personal Moving Consultant provides tips for decluttering.

Of all the tasks associated with moving, downsizing can seem the most daunting. Sorting a lifetime’s worth of possessions takes time. It can be emotional, because we associate items with people and events that mean something to us. COVID-19 has many people contemplating where they'd feel safest living. If that means moving from your current house, now is the perfect time to start the decluttering process.

Due to the recent COVID-19 situation, many people have contacted Lisa Sicilia, Ann’s Choice ’s Personal Moving...

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...