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See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

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....

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

Nov 14, 2018

For the sixth consecutive year, Ann’s Choice ’s continuing care neighborhood was named a “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report.

"This recognition by U.S. News & World Report is a wonderful endorsement of our staff's daily commitment to a providing exceptional person-centered care for residents,” said Executive Director Chris Donati. “Our personalized care plans, holistic perspective, dedicated caregivers and comfortable accommodations reflect a level of individualized service and care that is truly distinctive.”

U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide, in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. This year, 2,975 nursing...

Southampton Couple Make Quick Decision to Move to Ann's Choice

Aug 20, 2018

Merilyn and Ken Kastle are enjoying worry-free retirement after selling house quickly

During a tour of apartment homes early this year at Ann’s Choice , Erickson Living ’s senior living community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, priority list members Merilyn and Ken Kastle felt drawn to the Jackson floor plan, a large two-bedroom, two-bathroom, corner apartment home.

They listed the Jackson as one of their preferred floor plans and planned to move in two years, estimating it would take that long to downsize from their five-bedroom house of 35 years in nearby...

Pickleball Court Opens at Ann's Choice

Jul 10, 2018

The grand opening celebration included demonstrations and refreshments of pickles, of course!

On June 27, Ann’s Choice , an Erickson Living retirement community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, held a grand opening celebration for its new pickleball court on campus. More than 85 residents and staff attended the fun event which included a ribbon cutting, demonstrations, and refreshments of delicious pickles.

At the celebration, Pennsylvania Pickle Ball Ambassador Stan Shumaker presented the rules, scoring, and played a game on the new court.

The pickleball courts are located next to the tennis courts on Ann’s Choice 103-acre...