A woman smiles between two paintings, one that she painted inspired by Starry, Starry Night

When Gary and Mary Ann Weisser moved to Ann’s Choice two years ago, “I saw the art gallery,” Mary Ann says. “I contacted the women who manage it, asked if they exhibit art by residents, and invited them to come to our apartment to see some of my work.”

Physical fitness is a priority for Terry McManus, who lives at Ann’s Choice. Here she works out on a stationary bike in the campus fitness center.

“It’s easy to decide to become more physically active,” says Beth Mueller. “Then it snows.”

Mueller is the fitness manager at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa.

Ann’s Choice Sales Associate Ryan Kroll and his wife Alyssa on their wedding day.

Ann’s Choice Sales Counselor Ryan Doherty and Sales Associate Ryan Kroll have more in common than their names and where they work. Each met his future wife when he was working in the dining services department at Erickson Living’s continuing care retirement community in Bucks County, Pa. 

Ryan and Lauren

In their home at Ann’s Choice, Marcia and Lou Bower display some of the many hobbies they pursue.

Marcia and Lou Bower decided to move to a retirement community when their four-bedroom Colonial house and large yard in Langhorne, Pa., became too big for two people but still demanded ongoing care and upkeep. 

They wanted something smaller but not a condominium or an over-55 community. “We didn’t want to move twice,” says Marcia.

Because their daughter Marty (center) manages one of the restaurants at Ann’s Choice, community members Fred and Beth Garofalo enjoy the priceless gift of seeing her every day.

Beth and Fred Garofalo, who live at Ann’s Choice, and their daughter Marty Kusters, who works there, are all enamored by the Erickson Living community in Bucks County, Pa. 

Gary Hattal, who volunteers at Ann’s Choice’s in-house TV studio, holds a binder version of the book he wrote and later turned into a biopic about his great-grandfather Philip Hattal.

People who move to Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., change their lifestyle in an important way: They dispense with the concerns and responsibilities of home ownership and live carefree.

Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s community in Bucks County, Pa., celebrated its fifteenth anniversary earlier this year. In September, a special event feted its 10-year and 15-year community members at a gala luncheon in the Village Clubhouse.

(From left) Mary Swanson-Rosen, Charlie Reckner, Cheryl Plunkett, and Mimi Travis all serve on the Ann’s Choice Resident Advisory Council.

People who live at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., enjoy abundant on-site amenities and more than 100 activities and special interest groups.

Lois and Len Michaels are living safe and warm at Ann’s Choice this winter. Before the move, Ann’s Choice provided them a safe place when a nor’easter in March knocked out power for eight days to their home in Huntington Valley, Pa.

Lois and Len Michaels will never forget the winter of 2018. 

On Valentine’s Day, they reserved their soon-to-be new home at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa.