A sampling of the more than 40 works on display in the opening exhibit of The Gallery at Ann’s Choice.

When Ann’s Choice residents come up with great ideas, everyone lends their talents to make them happen. Sherry Resnick’s idea is an example.

The trailing philodendron on the shelf outside Deanna Dvorak’s door at Ann’s Choice conveys a welcoming greeting to visitors.

Ann’s Choice is the best thing that ever happened to me,” says Deanna Dvorak.

Ann’s Choice acute care team members (from left) Jennifer Steinhauer, Ed McDermott, Karen Meyers, Connie Fennell, Emilia Xavier, Suzanne Tepper, Pete Cataldi, Lindsay Schwartz, Beth Branchide, Wanda Herman, and Alexandra Solarz.

Planned or unplanned, hospital stays are stressful. 

Ann’s Choice resident Marie Kirchner displays one of the pediatric gowns she sews in the great room of her spacious one-bedroom apartment for toddlers who are hospitalized or in a hospice program.

Four years ago, Marie Kirchner scheduled a 90-minute appointment and tour of Ann’s Choice with Sales Counselor Marie Dmoch. It was her first visit to the Bucks County, Pa., Erickson Living community, and it changed her life. 

Amanda Brown, Ann’s Choice sales counselor.

The Ann’s Choice sales office gained an additional sales counselor this April when Amanda Brown joined Sales Counselor Marie Dmoch and the team due to the growing demand from people interested in moving to this popular Erickson Living community in Bucks County, Pa. 

The bay window in Ruth Kurtz’s apartment home at Ann’s Choice serves as a nursery for the tomato and pepper plants she starts from seed.

Come spring at Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., flowering trees and shrubs paint the 103-acre grounds a saucy pink. 

One of the things that make Sandee Berman the happiest person at Ann’s Choice is her patio. She even sits out there on sunny winter days.

Sandee Berman claims she’s the happiest person at Ann’s Choice. That’s saying a lot considering she never intended to move to the Erickson Living retirement community in Bucks County, Pa. 

Ann's Choice residents Peter and Eileen Lynch.

Peter and Eileen Lynch moved from Island Heights, N.J., to Ann’s Choice six years ago when they decided to give up the unending chores associated with a house large enough to hold Peter’s 100-year-old Steinway concert grand piano. 

Ann's Choice fashion show participants.

Decades ago, women donned a Sunday dress, put on white gloves and a Sunday hat, and then traveled to a department store downtown for a ladies luncheon and a trunk show of the latest fashions.