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Seabrook
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[caption id="attachment_2035" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Ed Braun, who lives at Seabrook, recently clocked 1,000 hours in the pool located in the community s aquatics center. (Photo by Travis Tanay)"][/caption] Some say life on an Erickson campus, regardless of where it is located, is like living on a cruise ship that never leaves its port. That feeling of rest...
Riderwood
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Forget about traveling over the river and through the woods. For many children, a trip to visit their grandparents is just a few miles away. And for grandparents living at Erickson communities in the D.C. area, their new lifestyle means they can spend more time doing fun and interesting activities with their grandchildren. I take my role as a grandparent seriously, says Laura Winters, who lives...
Eagle's Trace
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Ronnie Cutlip, community outreach specialist for the Houston FBI, tells the Eagle s Trace Men s Club about a drug trafficking stop. One group at Eagle s Trace won t be discussing sewing, jewelry, or even the latest soap-operas or hairstyles. The newly formed Men s Club is dedicated to all things guy. It s a club that hosts speakers on topics that are generally macho or manly in nature, Director...
Highland Springs
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When asked what the Highland Springs World War II Club does, member Melvin Waters says wryly, Aaah, we don t do a whole lot. We are just a bunch of old codgers who sit around and tell stories you know, the stories our families are sick of hearing over and over again. But Waters modest (and humorous) response is a bit misleading when it comes to the group s value to the...
Tallgrass Creek
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At Tallgrass Creek, wellness isn t just about being healthy; it s about living well. To help pass the word about all the wellness programs and resources available to everyone who lives at the Overland Park community, its wellness committee and staff hosted the second annual Tallgrass Creek Health Fair. It was an awareness program, says Lew Rogers, who cochairs the wellness...
Tallgrass Creek
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"John Belden" When John Belden kept reading about the changing face of print communication, from newspapers to newsmagazines, he didn t see a dying breed; he saw an opportunity. The format of the Kansas City Star had changed drastically, Newsweek s format changed, and Time magazine had a whole issue about the economics of news and advertising in newspapers, Belden says. Coming from a...
Tallgrass Creek
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John Belden doesn t just like being Several Tallgrass Creek residents raised their hands to take an educational bus tour that included barbeque, blues, and jazz. This photo was featured in the KU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute s fall catalog. involved in the community where he lives; for him, getting active was as important as unpacking after moving there last year. That sentiment resonates...
Wind Crest
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This Santa Fe-inspired work by Wind Crest artist Anita Jones hangs in the community s creative arts studio. For Anita Jones, moving to Wind Crest allowed her to reconnect with an old friend. But it wasn t someone from school or her childhood. I had painted for years, Jones says. But with everyday worries and distractions, I sort of got away from it. Shortly after she moved into Wind Crest, the...
Wind Crest
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Carolyn Hustis, Jim Fenn, and Jim Mallin pause after some putts at the Wind Crest green. Whether for fun or competition, Wind Crest residents are hitting the local links and on-campus putting green daily. We ve got a campus full of Jack Nicklauses, says Jason Atwell, director of sales and marketing at Wind Crest, the Erickson community in Highlands Ranch. On any day, if you take a stroll across...