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A new kind of resolution

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December 31st, 2008

Whether it s eating better, completing a degree, or exercising more often, most of us make at least one promise to better ourselves in the coming year. But how about considering some new resolutions? Why not promise yourself that by 2010, you will not shovel another inch of snow or scrape one more piece of ice from your driveway? How about committing to live healthier or do all those things that you ve always said you would when you retired? These resolutions can become a reality when you move to Grant s Farm Manor in 2010. Put down the shovel! Owning an apartment home at Grant s Farm Manor an Erickson community in St. Louis, Mo. means that maintenance will be taken care of, inside and out. Drop the shovel; a grounds crew will keep the exterior of campus looking meticulous. Inside, you won t need to worry about maintenance either. Each Erickson apartment home comes fully equipped with new appliances that are maintained by Grant s Farm Manor staff. The staff will repair or replace appliances with no cost to you for life. Healthy living built in With no more worries about home maintenance, you ll have plenty of time to enjoy the many amenities and activities that Grant s Farm Manor will offer. Have you resolved to stay physically fit? Just down the hall from your apartment home, you ll find an Olympic-sized, saltwater pool kept at a toasty 86 ' F. The water level will be optimum for doing water aerobics or swimming laps. Right next door to the pool will be a fitness center stocked with state-of-the-art equipment. Need help figuring out what workouts work for you? A team of wellness experts will be available to discuss your goals and help you develop a fitness program tailored to your needs. And when you live in an Erickson community, there s no need to travel to the mall for a daily walk. Each building on the Grant s Farm Manor campus will be connected by glass-enclosed, climate-controlled walkways. Enjoy the winter sunshine and a brisk walk without stepping one foot outside. Opportunities for fun abound Erickson communities are not only about maintaining good health, they re also about having fun. Grant s Farm Manor will offer dozens of different clubs, classes, and groups from woodworking and gardening to oil painting and traveling. And if there isn t a club that you like, you re encouraged to start your own. It s time to do all the things you said you wanted to do. You ll have time and most importantly, peace of mind. Are you ready to turn over a new leaf? Make a resolution to take the first step toward an enriching, maintenance-free lifestyle; call 314-729-1100 or 1-800-215-4142 today for your free Grant s Farm Manor information kit.

Top New Year s resolutions in 2008

1. Get out of debt or save money.

2. Lose weight.

3. Develop a healthy habit (e.g., exercise or healthy eating).

4. Get organized.

5. Develop a new skill or talent.

6. Spend more time with family and friends.

Source: FranklinCovey