Memory Project organizer Dr. Nina Haydel with a photograph of her great-grandfather Rabbi Segal.

Among the photographs on a wall in Dr. Nina Haydel’s living room, you’ll find a framed family tree. One of the sepia-toned images is her great-grandfather Rabbi Segal. There is no first name nor any other information about him. 

Fred Antil delights a young student with his impersonation of Abraham Lincoln.

Fred Antil is a Renaissance man. The former Marine, hospitality executive, industry consultant, and Cornell University professor has two master’s degrees and a doctorate. He wrote a book about Abraham Lincoln and reenacts Lincoln’s life for schools and civic organizations. He founded and runs the very popular history club at Ann’s Choice.

Sandy Rubin is all smiles at her grandson Ryan Kroll’s wedding. Kroll is a senior sales associate at Ann’s Choice, where Sandy lives. (From left) Alyssa Kroll, Sandy Rubin, and Ryan Kroll.

Sandy Rubin doesn’t waste time on regrets. She’s too busy enjoying her third year at Ann’s Choice to worry about do-overs. “You make the best decisions you can at the time,” she says, “and adjust as needed.” 

Mary and Robbie Robinson, posing here in their Harrison-style apartment home, are glad they moved sooner to Ann’s Choice instead of waiting. “Make the move while you can enjoy everything there is to do,” says Robbie.

Ed “Robbie” and Mary Robinson always knew they’d move to Ann’s Choice

Originally from Newtown, Pa., the longtime priority list members spent 15 years in a lakeside home in Clarksville, Va. While they loved the area, Mary says, “There was never any question that we would wind up here. It was just a matter of timing.”

The Ann’s Choice 2019 scholarship recipients received awards totaling $288,000 at a June ceremony on campus.

People who live at Ann’s Choice say they are grateful for the young people who serve them in the various dining venues on campus. To thank these hard-working teens, community members generously donate to the Scholars’ Fund, which bestows college scholarships of up to $8,000 per student. 

Jack Robbins and Tercia Nitkinas play pickleball on one of the courts next to the existing tennis courts at Ann’s Choice.

Not since the Hula-Hoop grabbed Americans by the waist in 1958 has there been a craze like pickleball! This hybrid of tennis, table tennis, and badminton has caught fire on courts just about everywhere, and Ann’s Choice is no exception.

Nancy Woods teamed up with Fitness Specialist Steven Prekup to create a personalized fitness regimen just for her.

Ann’s Choice community member Nancy Woods was always active but wasn’t always disciplined about getting regular exercise. When she began having difficulty lifting her right leg, she thought, “I have to do something about that. I had a hard time getting on the shuttle, and I felt stiff when I walked.” 

Personal Moving Consultant Colleen Rosica will be on hand during the Ann’s Choice expo along with trusted real estate and moving experts.

Get the inside scoop on carefree living at the Ann’s Choice Expo Extravaganza on Friday, September 6, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

A rendering of Chestnut Point, the continuing care neighborhood at Ann's Choice, shows the beautiful brick exterior and clean lines of the new building.

When prospective community members meet with Ann’s Choice Sales Director Deborah Olcese, they often hear an unexpected question: “Where do you see yourself in five to ten years?”