Oak Crest
Oak Crest is known for its sprawling green spaces and community gardens. In fact, the grounds are so well kept, Oak Crest is recognized as a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

Feeling stressed, out of sorts, or overwhelmed? A walk in the park may be just what the doctor ordered. New research points to what nature lovers have known for years: spending time outdoors is good for your health. 

Maris Grove
Sales Counselor Lindsey Bonaventure welcomes new resident Dan Blanton.

A new year and new life began for Dan Blanton in January 2020, when he and his cat Blackie moved into the Maple Crossing neighborhood at Maris Grove.

Maris Grove
Hastings-style apartment homes are in high demand at Maris Grove. From the wall-framing window to the spacious bedrooms, this popular floor plan is sure to please.

Walk into a Hastings-style apartment home at Maris Grove, and you’re immediately struck by the incredible light pouring in from the floor-to-ceiling bay window. This design feature creates a warm, inviting space filled with sunshine, no matter the time of year. 

Maris Grove
Alva Holcombe paints, does leatherwork, and carves gourds. Creating beautiful glass is her newest passion. She's seen here with several of her glass pieces.

The table is covered with brightly colored glass objects of all shapes and sizes. Azure blues, forest greens, and golden ambers bathe the bowls, vases, trays, and decorative pieces in breathtaking light.  

Linden Ponds
Teresa Caseau has worked at Linden Ponds for almost 15 years and was recently promoted to sales counselor.

If you’re considering making a move to Linden Ponds, one of the people who may help you along the way is Teresa Caseau, who has been on the staff at the Hingham, Mass., community since 2005. Caseau started as a marketing assistant and was promoted many times over the years.

Linden Ponds
Dight Crain, wearing a blue and red plaid shirt, smiles in front of a beautifully lush green tree.

Linden Ponds resident Dight Crain has always been inspired by the teachings of the Methodist religious leader John Wesley, who is credited with saying, “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

Highland Springs
The rendering of the new building, Lakeview Pointe, at Highland Springs shows off the beautiful view of the lake.

The first residents of Lakeview Pointe, a new residence building at Highland Springs, are moving in this month.

Highland Springs
Jerry and Treva Smutz say they are happier and feel healthier since they moved to Highland Springs in May 2019.

For Jerry and Treva Smutz, moving to an active senior living community was an idea they projected “sometime in the future.”

Dan Ancona (left) works with Greenspring staff member Son Nguyen to collect contributions to the community’s resident-inspired plastic bag recycling program.

April 22, 2020, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. According to the website,, “The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge—but also the vast opportunities—of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.”