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MEDIA ADVISORY: Tech-Savvy Seniors Continue Their Education About Evolving Technological

Oct 14, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - The digital world is here to stay, and tech-savvy seniors are continuing to take advantage of countless opportunities to learn new computing skills, Smartphone and tablet operation and ways to connect with family and friends in today's tech world.

This Friday, October 17th, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. , the Ann's Choice retirement community will be transformed into a hub of technology education during the Fourth Annual Digital Tech Expo. Approximately 200 residents, who have a wide range of computer and tech tool knowledge will have the opportunity to broaden their technological...

Ann's Choice Boss Goes "Not-So-Undercover" to Learn Different Aspects of Community Operations (See YouTube Link)

Aug 19, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - It takes quite a bit to effectively operate an active-adult continuing care retirement community with approximately 2,000 residents. At Ann's Choice, 986 dedicated full and part-time employees work together as a team to provide high quality service for those living there.

In an effort to better understand the different roles that employees play in taking care of Ann's Choice, Executive Director Chris Donati went "Not-so-Undercover" and took on seven different jobs shadowing workers within various departments. See YouTube video here: http://goo.gl/4CuC0l Donati worked in dining services as a restaurant host, bartender,...

Ann's Choice Residents Collect Over One Ton of Food to Help Feed Bucks County's Hungry

Jul 29, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - Over the past week Ann's Choice residents and staff have collected non-perishable food products which were today taken to the Bucks County Housing Group. The organization will now in turn use that food to help feed hungry families from Bucks County.

More than one ton of food was delivered for this, the seventh year of the partnership between Ann's Choice and the non-profit organization. The Bucks County Housing Group is a private, non-profit social service organization which provides a wide range of housing and related social services to homeless and low-income families. Ann's...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ann's Choice Collect One Ton of Food! Shipping Out Tomorrow, July 29 at 10 a.m.

Jul 28, 2014
WARMINSTER, PA - Tomorrow, July 29, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m., residents and staff from the Ann's Choice retirement community will load a collection of approximately ONE TON of donated food into vehicles. The food will be going to the Bucks County Housing Group, who will in turn feed the county's hungry. This marks the seventh year Ann's Choice has been assisting this agency. Bucks County Housing Group is a private, non-profit social service organization which provides a wide range of housing and related social services to homeless and low-income families. The loading of the food will take place in...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Hollywood Dog Trainer to Give Demonstration With Dogs at Ann's Choice

Jul 17, 2014
WARMINSTER, PA - Acclaimed Hollywood dog trainer Robert Weatherwax, whose late father Rudd Weatherwax, trained and established the long line of Lassie collies, will visit with residents at Ann's Choice on Wednesday, July 23, at 2 p.m. Mr. Weatherwax will be accompanied by his two dogs "Hammer" and "Throttle" and talk about his late father's work with Lassie, and the pups,  and share other anecdotes about his television and film dog training experiences. The event will take place in the Liberty Commons Performing Arts Center. Ann's Choice is located at 30000 Ann's Choice Way, Warminster, PA 18974. Contact:         Tony Ciavolella...

Ann's Choice Retirement Community Announces Appointment of George Comfort as Associate Executive Director

Jul 1, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - Ann's Choice, the Erickson Living managed retirement community announced the appointment of George Comfort as its new associate executive director earlier today.

In this leadership position, Mr. Comfort will work with administration to help ensure that the community's approximately 2,000 residents continue to receive unparalleled quality service and amenities. Mr. Comfort has more than 20 years of experience as an executive, including working for both medium-sized and Fortune 500 companies in the high-tech business, as well as the non-profit sector. "I am so happy to be part of the leadership team here at...

Ann's Choice Retirement Community in Warminster Named a "Healthiest Employer" In Greater Philadelphia Region

Jun 25, 2014
WARMINSTER, PA - The Ann's Choice retirement community has been selected as one of the Philadelphia region's healthiest employers by the Philadelphia Business Journal . The community was one of five companies receiving this recognition - garnering top honors in the 500-1,499 employee size category. So what makes Ann's Choice so healthy? Quite a bit... The community has an Employee Health and Wellness Center, which is open five days a week for staff to utilize whether or not they have insurance. Ann's Choice also provides workers with: Free flu shots Access to a free fitness center Host a weekly walk...

Ann's Choice Residents Crowned Home Run Champs at Annual Derby

May 10, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - To help celebrate the nation's pastime of baseball and honor the Phillies who are embarking on the annual journey to win another championship, Ann's Choice residents limbered up their arms and swung for the fences in the 10th Annual Ann's Choice Home Run Derby.

Fourteen participants used real bats and pounded softballs on the Ann's Choice Great Lawn. There were two divisions - a women's league and men's division. In the women's division, Ann's Choice resident Marilyn Bartkowsky was crowned Home Run Champ by hitting the most home runs. Fellow resident Bob Klimek...

MEDIA ADVISORY: BATTER UP! ANN'S CHOICE RESIDENTS SWING AWAY IN HOME RUN DERBY TODAY IN WARMINSTER!

May 8, 2014
WARMINSTER, PA - To help celebrate the nation's pastime of baseball and honor the Phillies who are embarking on the annual journey to win another championship, Ann's Choice residents will step in the batter's box and swing away like Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins later today during the annual Ann's Choice Home Run Derby. The Home Run Derby will begin at 1 p.m. and last until approximately 3 p.m. Participants will use a standard softball bat and try to hit a baseball as far as they can as men and women participate. Attendees will also participate in an...

Ann's Choice Knitters Acknowledged by Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick for Supporting Wounded Soldiers

Apr 21, 2014

WARMINSTER, PA - U.S. Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick visited with a group of Ann's Choice residents to praise them for their efforts in making a difference in the lives of U.S. soldiers wounded in combat.

[caption id="attachment_110955" align="alignnone" width="300"] Ann's Choice resident Betty McQue (left) illustrates how stockings are created to Pennsylvania United States Representative Mike Fitzpatrick[/caption] The group of approximately 50 residents in total, call themselves the "Knit Wits" and through their knitting prowess, they create stockings for servicemen and women who have lost limbs due to war and are being treated at...