Maris Grove
The social networking website Facebook has proven to be a great way to stay in touch with friends and family members; in fact, it s a way to discover what s going on in loved ones lives without having to write letters or make phone calls. Maris Grove Senior Community Services Manager Jenn Allen wanted to show residents of the Delaware County community that there was a new an
Wind Crest
Facebook, a social networking website popular with the younger generation, is gaining a strong foothold with the residents at Wind Crest. [caption id="attachment_8214" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Patricia Brinkopf uses Facebook to share pictures of her grandchildren with others.
Maris Grove

[caption id="attachment_8362" align="alignright" width="280" caption=" Pond at Maris Grove shows the peace, beauty, and serenity awaiting residents at the end of the walking path on campus.(Photo by John Toutkaldjian)"][/caption] Clarence Lynn has had an eye for photography all of his life. A high school math teacher, he always had a unique way of framing the world.

Brooksby Village
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[caption id="attachment_8358" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Mickey Ratte facilitates a small discussion group, which often meets at members apartment homes at Brooksby Village. (Photo by Setarreh Massihzadegan)"][/caption] At Brooksby Village, niche activity groups run the gamut from current events to ping-pong to crocheting.

Wind Crest
Margaret Elise Murphy Rowe is only 50% Irish, but it s a heritage of which she s 100% proud. It defines who I am and where my family came from, she explains. I m not mistaken for being anything but Irish. People tell me I have a map of Ireland all over my face. Plus, I have the red hair and love to wear green. But being Irish is more than that, Rowe says.
Linden Ponds
If Janice Guilbault wants to know what her ten grandchildren are up to or how the family reunion planning is coming along, she logs onto Facebook. Guilbault, who lives at Brooksby Village, is one of 350 million active members of Facebook, a social networking website.
Cedar Crest

[caption id="attachment_8351" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Members of the Harmonicazz group (left to right) Ray Schmitt, Harold Wehner, and Sal Longo.

Oak Crest

[caption id="attachment_8458" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Oak Crest s Ed Sommerfeldt teaches math and computer skills to formerly homeless men at Christopher Place Employment Academy. "]


[caption id="attachment_8460" align="alignright" width="280" caption="JoWynn Johns shows an example of one of her favorite pastimes embroidery! She also teaches courses at Charlestown for fellow stitchers. "]