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Ann’s Choice in the News

See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

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 styles 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 Southampton, Pennsylvania.

Then,...

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...

Ann’s Choice Residents, Staff and Community Partners Provide a Pathway for Employee Success

Feb 6, 2018

In serving others, Sales Counselor Ryan Doherty finds support he never envisioned

Coming from a large family, Ryan Doherty knew he would have to pay for his college education—and that he’d only graduate if he was lucky. But as luck would have it, Doherty graduated from Temple University’s Fox School of Business with a marketing degree and very little college debt.

Doherty had more than luck on his side, however; he...

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

Nov 13, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, Ann’s Choice’s continuing care neighborhood was named a “Best Nursing Home” and received a 5-Star Rating from U.S. News & World Report.

"This recognition by U.S. News & World Report is a fantastic endorsement of our staff's daily dedication to a providing excellent quality care for residents,” said Executive Director Chris Donati.

U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide, in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. This year, nearly 2,300 nursing homes earned the designation of a U.S. News Best Nursing Home.

Ann’s Choice is one of 10 Erickson...

New Program Lets People Take Ann’s Choice for a Test Drive

Nov 10, 2017

Ann’s Choice Experience allows prospective residents to try out Lifestyle at Retirement Community

Moving to a senior living community is a big decision. That’s why Ann’s Choice, an Erickson Living retirement community in Buck’s County, started a new program that allows prospective residents to take Ann’s Choice for a “test drive” before making the big move to campus.

“We launched the ‘Ann’s Choice Experience’ in March for our priority list members,”...

Ann’s Choice Voted One of the Best Senior Living Communities by The Intelligencer Readers

Sep 27, 2017

Ann’s Choice, a premier Erickson Living retirement community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was voted “One of the Best” Retirement Communities by The Intelligencer readers. It is the second consecutive year that Ann’s Choice was recognized in the newspaper’s annual readers’ choice poll.

“Ann’s Choice is honored to be selected as one of the best senior living communities in Bucks and Montgomery County,” said Executive Director Chris Donati. “Our community is a place where senior adults can live a vibrant, purposeful retirement, free from...

Ann’s Choice Personal Moving Consultant Helps Residents Avoid the Stress of Moving

Aug 16, 2017

Erickson Realty and Moving Services helps with all aspects of moving from selling home quickly to packing.

Moving can be a stressful experience. How do I sell my home? How do I prepare? What can I bring to my new home? How do I pack? What moving company should I use? At Ann’s Choice Retirement Community, Personal Moving Consultant Colleen Rosica helps residents moving to campus answer these questions as well as helps with all the aspects of the move from start to...

Ann's Choice Residents Tour NBC10 TV Studio

Jul 6, 2017

On June 29, eight residents from Ann’s Choice, an Erickson Living Retirement Community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, had the opportunity to tour the NBC10 television station and studio in Philadelphia. Many of the residents who participated in the tour are members of the resident-run TV studio at Ann’s Choice.

The tour at NBC10 included guided access to areas such as the control room, the studio, the outdoor weather patio, and the newsroom. The residents also had the opportunity to sit in the studio to watch the live news broadcast and watch the meteorologists at work using the green screen....