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See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Erickson Advantage® H5652 Receives Top National Ranking

Nov 8, 2016

Warminster, PA – Erickson Living, developer and manager of Ann’s Choice retirement community, announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage , has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2017 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C and 5-stars for Part D. This is the second consecutive year that Erickson Advantage has received the 5-star quality rating out of 5 stars.

“Erickson Advantage is one of only 14 Medicare Advantage health plans out of 364 health plans across the country to receive a combined 5-star rating from the Centers for...

Ann’s Choice Retirement Community Announces Appointment of Vincent Scala as Associate Executive Director

Oct 11, 2016

Warminster, PA – Ann’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Warminster, has announced the hiring of Vincent Scala as associate executive director.

In this leadership position, Scala will work closely with the executive director and other executive team members to manage all facets of the community, including coordination of the various department operations and staff. Scala will also take over the director responsibilities for the community’s General Services Department.

“I am excited to join a community with a rich heritage of outstanding customer service and to provide the best experience for our residents,” Scala said. “I...

Ann’s Choice Residents Donate Garden Vegetables to the Warminster Food Bank

Sep 16, 2016

Warminster, PA – Two green thumbed residents at Ann’s Choice retirement community have utilized their talents to give back to the community. Ruth Kurtz and Betty Sykes cultivate gardens at Ann’s Choice specifically to donate the yield to the local Warminster Food Bank.

The idea first started by Mrs. Kurtz and Mrs. Sykes using extra garden spaces at Ann’s Choice to grow vegetables exclusively for charity. Four years later, the pair has donated over two-tons worth of vegetables to the Warminster Food Bank.

“We both love gardening and we are honored to use our passion in a...

Ann’s Choice Moving Forward with Expansion of Assisted Living Facility

Jul 26, 2016

Warminster, Pa. – Ann’s Choice retirement community, developed and managed by Erickson Living, is moving ahead with plans to expand and renovate its continuing care neighborhood, Rose Gardens.

Construction is expected to begin in early 2017 and will include an expansion of over 50,000 square feet, featuring an addition of 61 new assisted living apartment homes and a renovation of 44 existing apartment homes that will be available for memory care services.

The project was undertaken with valuable feedback from current and prospective residents. As a result, apartments will vary in size from studio to one and...

Ann’s Choice Retirement Community Announces Appointment of Melinda Dechert as Director of Continuing Care

Jul 25, 2016

Warminster, PA – Ann’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Warminster, Pennsylvania, announced the hiring of Melinda Dechert, NHA, as the Director of Continuing Care.

In this leadership position, Dechert is responsible for the overall management and operations of the continuing care neighborhood. This includes working closely with the residents and their families to achieve the highest quality of care and services offered at the community.

“Melinda is a fantastic addition to our Ann’s Choice family. She is a dedicated and hardworking individual who has gained extensive experience the last nine years as a nursing home...

Ann’s Choice Residents Donate $235,500 for Scholarships to Local Students

Jun 24, 2016

Warminster, Pa. — On Tuesday, June 7, Ann’s Choice retirement community hosted family, residents, friends and staff at their annual Scholars’ Awards Ceremony. At this year’s event, 34 graduating high school seniors and three adult employees were recognized as 2016 recipients of a $6,000 scholarship from Ann’s Choice residents.

In 11 years, close to $3 million has been raised to support 458 students to advance their collegiate careers, according to Becky Nixon, philanthropy coordinator at Ann’s Choice. The program is funded primarily through resident contributions.

This year, residents and resident clubs contributed $235,500 to the Ann’s Choice Scholars’...

Protestant Group at Ann’s Choice Donates $19,000 to Local Charities

Jun 8, 2016

Warminster, PA - In an effort to support the local community, the Protestant group at Ann’s Choice retirement community embodied the spirit of giving by donating $19,000 to 14 local charities and the Benevolent Care Fund at Ann’s Choice.

The Protestant community is composed of 500 Ann’s Choice residents and operated by their own Protestant Faith Council. The council runs the Protestant group with the mission of creating a better world; its approach is to start locally in Bucks County.

To help, the Protestant community donated $1,000 to 14 charities throughout the area: New Britain Baptist Food...

Ann's Choice Honors Those Who Served and Sacrificed

May 27, 2016

Warminster, Pa. - To commemorate Memorial Day the Veterans Club at Ann’s Choice Retirement Community is proudly flying 600 American flags throughout the Warminster campus.

Lining the roadways and walkways, it is difficult for any resident or visitor to pass by without feeling a great sense of patriotism while viewing the impressive display of flags. While many view this weekend as the unofficial start of summer, the Veterans Club wants to ensure that those that gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the United States of America are remembered with gratitude.

“I think this is a phenomenal way...

Ann’s Choice Associate Medical Director Receives “Volunteer of the Year” Award

Dec 17, 2015

Warminster, Pennsylvania -- Roughly 8.5 percent of the population in Pennsylvania was without health insurance in 2014, according to the Census Bureau. To address the coverage gap, there are doctors attempting to make a positive difference to those without insurance. Dr. Peter Schwartz is one such doctor. He volunteers with the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP) to help provide health services to the uninsured.

In recognition of his services, BCHIP awarded Dr. Schwartz the “Volunteer of the Year” award. Dr. Schwartz, Associate Medical Director at Ann’s Choice Retirement Community, has volunteered with BCHIP for over ten years....

Ann’s Choice Celebrates Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday

Dec 10, 2015

Warminster, Pennsylvania – Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 years old this Saturday, December 12. For residents of Ann’s Choice retirement community, Sinatra was one of the most influential entertainer of their generation. In celebration of his 100th birthday, residents had the opportunity to go back in time and listen to Sinatra singer, Peter Scott Ruben, perform live.

Over 150 residents joined Ruben as he sung Sinatra’s most memorable songs, including; “New York New York,” “My Way,” “ I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and many others. Resident Jane Neiger said “The residents really enjoyed the music. Listening...