Maris Grove community members Charlie Reckner (left) and Cheryl Lynne Plunkett (carrying the torch) with Director of Nursing Denise Cattalo.

The word “Olympics” conjures visions of top-tier athletes pushing themselves to the brink in search of gold. The summer Olympians at Ann’s Choice compete at a decidedly more casual and friendly pace, but make no mistake: Everyone wants to win a medal.  

Floss Jacob in the living area of her maintenance-free Brighton apartment home. She says it’s the perfect size for her with easy access to campus activities.

Florence “Floss” Jacob didn’t move far from her house in Horsham, but Ann’s Choice is a world away from her previous life—and she couldn’t be happier.

Three years ago, Joan Smith moved to Ann’s Choice and was amazed at how welcoming and supportive everyone was from her very first day in her new home and community. “I have lots of friends, so much to do…what more could I ask for?”

Almost three years after moving to Ann’s Choice, Joan Smith still has one nagging question: “Why on earth did I wait so long?” she asks with a smile. “Moving here was the best decision. I wish I had done it sooner.”

Bernice Salamon’s multi-bloom amaryllis is just one of many plants she uses as a horticultural therapist.

Step into Bernice and Mitt Salamon’s light-filled apartment home at Ann’s Choice, and their gorgeous plants immediately catch your eye. Pots filled with lipstick-red geraniums, forest-green philodendron, and hearty avocado plants line the sunny windows in their living room and bedroom.

Erickson Realty and Moving Services includes trusted partners who work with you through all your downsizing challenges.

Margit Novack knows a thing or two about downsizing. As president of Moving Solutions, an Ann’s Choice preferred partner, she has helped hundreds of potential community members prepare their houses for sale. Moving Solutions can help you declutter and stage your home, pack and move your belongings, and unpack them in your new Ann’s Choice home. 

Perk Crook, woodshop member at Ann’s Choice, installed customized wood shelving in the walk-in closet of neighbor Terry Bovée (pictured here) to hold her fabric, quilts in progress, and supplies.

What began at Ann’s Choice as a casual dinner conversation between Berwyn Crook, who everyone knows as Perk, and new neighbor Terry Bovée, resulted in a win-win situation.

Bud and Cheryl Williams smile from their Ann's Choice apartment

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.

Planning ahead

An exterior shot of the community, featuring a lovely patio in bloom for spring

For the fifth consecutive year, the continuing care neighborhood at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s independent living retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., has been awarded a “Best Nursing Home” rating from U.S. News & World Report.

Merilyn and Ken Kastle relax in the living room of their Jackson-style apartment home at Ann’s Choice. The availability of a Jackson floor plan prompted the couple to move two years earlier than planned.

After touring several apartment styles at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s senior living community in Bucks County, Pa., priority list members Merilyn and Ken Kastle found themselves drawn to the Jackson floor plan, a large two-bedroom, two-bath, corner apartment home.