Libby and Bud Blank stand in the living room of their one-of-kind apartment home at Ann’s Choice where they display many of the art pieces collected during their travels.

Two years ago, after dining at Ann’s Choice with friends who lived there, Libby and Bud Blank decided to move from their 2,400-square-foot house of 56 years in Feasterville, Pa., to Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County.

Clarence Good, a resident ambassador at Ann’s Choice, belongs to the Silent Flyers, a campus club for remote-controlled plane hobbyists. Here he displays his latest project.

The best way to see what Ann’s Choice is like is to schedule an appointment and personal tour with the sales office or to attend a complimentary sales event or open house. 

George Murray, second from left, treats family members to brunch at Ann’s Choice, including (from left) George’s son Dan, daughter Susan, daughter Nancy, and son-in-law Joe.

When George Murray toured Ann’s Choice last year with two of his sons, the friendliness they encountered and the extensive amenities and activities they learned about made all three Murrays feel good about Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa.

When Marie Dmoch retires from her sales counselor position at Ann’s Choice on June 30, Ryan Doherty, promoted to sales counselor several months ago, will succeed her in the role.

On June 30, Marie Dmoch will retire from her 16-year position as Ann’s Choice’s sales counselor. Then Ryan Doherty, who was promoted to sales counselor last September, will handle the reins on his own.

Bud Williams, who retired from his role as senior facilities manager at Ann’s Choice, and his wife Cheryl (shown in their kitchen) moved to the community this spring.

For Bud and Cheryl Williams, moving from Churchville, Pa., to Ann’s Choice was a simple decision.

The Erickson Living retirement community in Bucks County opened in 2003. Bud started working there in 2004 when the third of Ann’s Choice’s now 15 residence buildings was under construction. 

Phyllis and Richard Buckwalter, retired doctors who live at Ann’s Choice, share a dance at a grandson’s wedding two years ago.

Since 2008, when they joined the Ann’s Choice priority list, primary care physicians Phyllis and Richard Buckwalter knew they’d eventually move from their home in Horsham, Pa., to Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County. 

Bernice Segal’s place to relax in her home at Ann’s Choice is her sunny bay window alcove.

After she stopped driving, Bernice Segal felt isolated in her two-bedroom condo in tiny Yardley, Pa. She wanted to be around people, but her neighbors all worked.

(From left) Lyn Swan, Ellen Newman, and Marie Kirchner, who practice different faiths, pose in Ann’s Choice’s eclectic spiritual library. Community members and staff alike patronize the library.

People who live at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., form strong friendships over meals and during shared activities. They support one another in times of sorrow and difficulty. 

Gordon Larson with a painting of a KC-135 Stratotanker, one he has flown as a pilot. Wendy Larson shows off one of her prized African violets.

With more than 150 campus activities and amenities, Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., offers something for everyone, including couples like Wendy and Gordon Larson, who moved from Naperville, Ill. 

While Wendy favors spiritual and intellectual pursuits, “Gordon likes to go places and do things,” she says.