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Help each step of the way

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May 25th, 2010

Carolyn Holmstrom moved to Ann s Choice on December 21, 2009, and Ann s Choice made it easy for her to make the decision. One of the reasons why she chose the community over any other was the different apartment home options offered. I got to pick one that suited me, she says. Just how does her apartment home suit her? The two-bedroom allows her ample space, a kitchen that caters to her love of baking, a patio which overlooks a courtyard nestled among trees and walking paths all of this fits her pursuit of tranquility. In her former house, a split-level, Holmstrom often felt like she was never on the right floor to do what she needed to be doing, and her apartment home at Ann s Choice allows her to have all she needs on one single level. Before moving out of the house, she met with Ann s Choice Personal Moving Consultant Colleen Rosica, who helped her lay out the new apartment home before she even got the keys. Because Holmstrom feels more comfortable in clutter-free and open spaces, this allowed her to figure out what items she needed to discard beforehand. It was very informative, she says. She sold some furniture, donated more, and gave the rest to her children and neighbors. Holmstrom ended up using many services from Rosica s list of preferred providers too: a real estate agent, moving company, and senior move manager. While the moving company helped pack breakables for the move, the move manager helped unpack, moved seasonal items into the on-campus storage unit, and even brought Holmstrom some green tea to make her feel more at home. They have anything you might want here, Holmstrom says of Ann s Choice. I ve heard people compare it to a cruise ship without the waves, and it s true.

Ann's Choice is an Erickson retirement community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Erickson manages a network of 19 communities nationwide that combine a maintenance-free, active lifestyle with social activities, amenities, and medical offerings proven to improve both physical and mental health.