Eagle's Trace
Claude Roberts turned to tai chi to maintain his good health. [caption id="attachment_3097" align="alignright" width="280" caption="The tai chi group at Eagle s Trace demonstrates a pose typical of the fluid movements they practice. (Photo by DyAnne Wilson)"][/caption] I started practicing tai chi about three years ago, after I moved to Eagle s Trace , says Roberts. I m 82...
Fox Run
Think outside the house, encourages Personal Moving Consultant Mary Wolfe, who helps future Fox Run residents sell their homes and move. The exterior of a property is also a space worth staging, she explains. Fox Run residents JV and Jeraldine Anandan listed their house in Royal Oak just as the well-manicured and extra-deep lot that Mrs. Anandan had nurtured for decades was budding...
Highland Springs
Howard Van and Charlotte Chatsey Vandevender recently moved to Highland Springs , the Erickson community in Dallas, Tex. The decision to move took them over three years. Van wasn t much for it, Mrs. Vandevender says. I had trepidation for so long because I had this notion in my head that moving into a retirement community meant taking a step back. I couldn t have been more...
In 1985, an environmental protection group called Clean Ocean Action launched the region s first Beach Sweep program to rid the New Jersey shoreline of unsightly and environmentally harmful litter. Today, the program has expanded into one of the longest running cleanups of its kind in the world. The program has grown from 75 people at one site to 5,163 volunteers up and down the New York and New...
Ann's Choice
For many, summer consisted of schools hibernating, crickets humming, and people vacationing. Though they may have traveled out of town, members of the Ann s Choice Doing Good Committee stayed close to their ' mission to help others, planning several charitable events and they re not slowing down anytime soon. Summer love In August, the Doing Good Committee partnered with Shop Rite of...
Cedar Crest
More than 25 photographers and artists converged upon the Cedar Crest Art Gallery last month to show off their passion and work at the community s annual resident photo expo. [caption id="attachment_2933" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Scenes of life around the Cedar Crest campus taken by resident Don Galvin."]
Ashby Ponds
In a span of less than 24 hours, Riderwood and Greenspring took center stage in the contentious health care reform battle. [caption id="attachment_3023" align="alignright" width="280" caption="ABC World News Tonight paid a visit to Riderwood to hear what residents had to say about health care."]
Ashby Ponds
In Outre-Mer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, Music is the universal language of mankind. [caption id="attachment_3012" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Matron of honor/daughter of the bride Carolyn Simpson; Junice and Dean Lawrence; and best man/son of the groom Paul Lawrence."]
Tallgrass Creek
Tallgrass Creek s second anniversary celebration, kicking off October 12, will resemble a large family reunion not just because it will feature a communitywide scavenger hunt and root beer floats, but because like family is how residents describe their neighbors. Here s what some early residents three pioneers have experienced at the Overland Park community. They re called pioneers...