(From left) Tiffany Taylor, Ramon Lopez, Miguel Gonzalez, Lauren Corrente, Kelli Daood, George Papendick, Jennifer Schweizer, and Erica Zayat deliver more than 200 bags of food and toiletries to Pequannock Food Pantry.

Love is in the air this month as we prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day. While the story of its patron saint is shrouded in mystery, the modern-day Valentine’s celebration certainly isn’t. Approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually. In fact, it’s the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas. 

Franklin Lakes, N.J., RE/MAX agent Kathleen Falco has helped several individuals and families sell their houses and move to Cedar Crest.

Although people often think of the end of March and April as the “spring market,” the truth is that buyers come out as early as January and February. As time goes on and the weather improves, the market gets more saturated. 

Dorothy and Michael Flynn share their advice for moving from a 120-year-old house to a spacious apartment home at Cedar Crest.

Downsizing from a 120-year-old single family house to a two-bedroom, one-bath apartment home could have been a nightmare. Not for Michael and Dorothy Flynn.

Esther Price teaches Stretch ‘n’ Tone weekly as well as water aerobics, engaging and inspiring her neighbors.

Think back over the years. How many New Year’s resolutions have you made? And how many have you kept? 

“I have the perfect place for an artist,” artist Winnie O’Dougherty says of her light-filled, first-floor apartment home.

Sunlight streams through the large windows of Winnie O’Dougherty’s two-bedroom, Manchester-style apartment as she tinkers with a new technique—fashioning a rooster using oil and a painting knife. 

Dorothy and Michael Flynn traded their 120-year-old house for maintenance-free living at Cedar Crest, where they enjoy the view from their balcony.

What are your retirement priorities? Maybe you dream of living free of maintenance. Or perhaps you’re more practical and want the peace of mind continuing care provides. Do you look for sound financial investments? Or maybe you look for interest groups and social interaction.

Since January, May Fisher has lead a peace initiative at Cedar Crest, which culminated on Sept. 21 with a day full of activities and a breathtaking display of 500 origami doves, several of which can be seen behind her.

As the 2016 presidential race comes to an end on November 8, many of us may be reflecting on how this election, in particular, has focused on differences possibly more than any other election in U.S. history. 

Although Elaine Tagler has gotten involved in many activities at Cedar Crest, she’s best known for playing piano in the lounge before dinner, at happy hours, or at community events. “I feel that it helps me give back,” she says.

Though they’ve all been through the process, few of her neighbors know more about moving than Elaine Tagler. 

(L-R) Democratic program committee member and assistant treasurer Gerry Lavner,  Democratic Club President Fred Palace, and Republican Club cofounder Marion Spilatro.

Regardless of their political differences, one thing both the Republican Club and  Democratic Club of Cedar Crest have in common is that they encourage people of all ages  to vote.