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“If I could share one piece of advice it would be this: don’t wait too long to make plans for the future,” says Clint Lambert, a community member at

American Legion Members stand in front of case

In the summer of 1956, Peter Straub, a rising high school senior in Missouri, attended Boys State, a participatory program sponsored by the American Legion in which students become part of the operation of local, county, and state government.

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In 2013, the U.S. volunteer rate declined by 1.1%, representing 62.2 million people, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

People moving to Greenspring enjoy exclusive events like watching Executive Chef Michael Ritt prepare their delicious lunch. These types of gatherings are designed specifically for priority list members, which Sheila Willing talks about below.

Sheila Willing brings the unique combination of expertise and battle-tested determination to her role as sales counselor at EricksonLiving’s community in Springfield, Va.

woman standing in front of her kitchen

Planning for the future is a concept that follows us throughout our lives. As children, we strive for good grades in order to gain acceptance to college. In young adulthood, we save money in preparation for an eventual marriage and family.

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Representing the interests of the more than 1,900 people living at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., the Resident Council serves as the community’s voice in discussions with management and staff.


Jean Landreville understands the transition community members at

snow plow

According to the latest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, a decline in solar activity combined with ocean-atmosphere patterns will result in below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States this year.