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Ann’s Choice in the News

See the latest happenings at our Bucks County retirement community.

Ann's Choice Residents, Pets and Philadelphia's Most Beloved Furry Friend Send Off Towels for Animals at SPCA

Feb 24, 2012
More Bags of Clean Towels Donated, Collected To Be Sent to Bucks County SPCA by Pets and Their Owners  WARMINSTER, PA - Residents who are part of The Ann's Choice Doing Good Committee pride themselves on helping people in the local community.  But they don't stop there.  In their current endeavor, they are working to help furry friends in Bucks County. Last month, the group of residents held a collection drive where 91 large bags full of towels for needy dogs and cats moving into the newly opened Upper Bucks County SPCA in Quakertown were delivered.  Now, the residents just...

Ann's Choice Residents and Hatboro-Horsham High School Students Participate in Black History Program

Feb 24, 2012
Presentation and "Working Lunch" Delves Into Topics Ranging From Civil War, Civil Rights to Race Relations WARMINSTER, PA - Ann's Choice residents and students from Hatboro-Horsham High School  came together in a first-ever event at the community to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans, acknowledge their history in the country and to better understand past and present day race relations in a program entitled Blacks in America: The Civil War, Civil Rights and Beyond. Ann's Choice residents and students first viewed a program hosted by living historian/teacher/musician Joe Becton, an African-American instructor who discussed the role of Blacks in the Civil...

Ann's Choice Residents Wrap Gifts for Children in Need Just in Time for the Holidays at Gift Wrapping Extravaganza!

Dec 12, 2011
Residents Also Wrap Gifts in Competitions to Raise Awareness for Giving WARMINSTER, PA - Ready, set, wrap! That was the mantra at Ann's Choice earlier today as residents participated in the Second Annual Ann's Choice Holiday Gift Wrapping Event, Fastest Fingers and Most Beautifully Decorated Present Extravaganza. Today's gift wrapping special event had three components---a contest to see who was the fastest gift wrapper, who could wrap the most beautifully designed present and it also featured a gift wrapping party where many residents wrapped more than 600 gifts for needy children throughout the region. Five residents - Nancy Bowers, Nancy...

Ann's Choice Community Answers The Call to Help Feed the Needy

Nov 23, 2011
Community Gathers 2,500 Pounds of Food to Help YWCA of Bucks County WARMINSTER, PA - Ann's Choice residents and staff loaded boxes of food - canned and boxes of dry food (about 2,500 pounds) - that they collected over the past month onto an Ann's Choice maintenance vehicle for a great cause. These items were given to the YWCA of Bucks County during the Ann's Choice's annual food drive.  Some residents helped with the process of loading the vehicles with the food. Today's event was the culmination of a one month drive to help feed the needy by Ann's Choice...

Twitter Technology is For Everyone at Ann's Choice During Class Taught by Hatboro-Horsham High School Students

Nov 7, 2011
"Seniors Helping Seniors" Class Gives Older Adults the Opportunity to Connect to the World Through Twitter Technology WARMINSTER, PA - While many throughout the world are app-fixated with Twitter, I- Pads, cell phones and Facebook, which are typically associated with younger groups, every generation stands to benefit directly from advances in technology.  And there are plenty of resources to help tech savvy-seniors at Ann's Choice. Students from Hatboro-Horsham High School are helping tighten the digital divide by teaching the popular application Twitter to seniors at Ann's Choice - right here in the Delaware Valley with a program called Seniors Helping...

Ann's Choice Political Interest Group Hosts Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick in Conversation About Security Following Deaths of Mommar Gadhafi and Osama bin Laden

Oct 24, 2011
WARMINSTER, PA - Earlier today, U.S. Representative Mike Fitzpatrick held a special discussion at the Ann's Choice retirement community to talk about issues of anti-terror efforts and what the U.S. government is doing to keep the country safe in the wake of the deaths of Moammar Gadhafi and Osama bin Laden. The forum was sponsored by the non-partisan Political Interest Group, which holds various discussion events and hosts a wide array of speakers who talk about current events. Also on hand were members of the Ann's Choice Veterans' Club and Ann's Choice Constitution Club.  All in attendance asked pointed, informative...

Ann's Choice Community Collects Clothing for Kids

Sep 1, 2011
More Than 3,000 Articles of Clothing Collected Over the Past Three Years to Help Get Kids Off to School WARMINSTER, PA - Residents at Ann's Choice sorted and packed up articles of new clothing they collected, which will in turn be given to NGA, Inc. (New Clothes for New Tomorrows) as part of the annual Back to School Kids Drive.  The non-profit organization will distribute the clothing to needy families throughout the region.  Approximately 1,000 articles of clothing were gathered by residents, sponsored by the Ann's Choice Doing Good Committee. Ann's Choice resident Felisa Owen, who helped develop the project...

George Scott - Gold Medal Man At Ann's Choice Yet Again!

Aug 2, 2011
90-Year-Old Dynamo Takes Home the Gold in Several Events at Keystone Games WARMINSTER, PA - 2011 Keystone Games Olympian George Scott, a 90-year-old resident of Ann's Choice, took home the gold yesterday.  Six of them to be exact! Mr. Scott competed in the 100-meter run, 200-meter run, long jump, triple jump, shot put and hammer throw - completing a clean sweep of six out of six, adding more medals to his trophy case. "I feel great today. Physically I feel great and I am proud of myself for my achievement.  In fact, I plan on playing basketball later today," Mr...