Terrace Cafe photo

The last, but certainly not the least, project of Charlestown s multimillion-dollar modernization renovation is now open for business.

Linden Ponds
Brick walkway

Jim Hunter expected to stay in his Needham, Mass., home forever, he says. But in the years after his wife s death, It was getting hard living alone; the long, dreary days, he says. Maintaining the grounds of his seven-room house was also a growing challenge.

Ann's Choice
gold medal

Four years ago, when George Scott moved from Doylestown, Pa., to a maintenance-free lifestyle at Ann's Choice, Erickson Living's community in Bucks County, he started competing in Pennsylvania's Keystone State Games.

Cedar Crest
Anne Connor

Anne Connor has been assisting families with the daunting task of moving for nearly a decade as a corporate relocation specialist. When people ask me what I do, I like to say, I m in the people business, Connor says. I have a great amount of compassion and find it really rewarding to help people and make their lives better.

Eagle's Trace
Eagles Trace residents meet Highland Springs

Texans vs. Cowboys. Astros vs. Rangers. Reliant Arena vs. Jerry s World. When it comes to Texas rivalries, Houston and Dallas can be fiercely competitive. But on a crisp, fall day, those tensions were all but erased as representatives from each city shared a meal and an afternoon of lively conversation.

Highland Springs
North Dallas chorus practice

“Where words leave off, music begins.” –Heinrich Heine

As the late summer months melted into fall, Highland Springs resident Gene Lawrence found himself pouring over musical scores for the community’s annual holiday concert.

World traveler draws from experience to teach peers at Riderwood

When Trudi Niewiaroski says, It s a small world, she s not just repeating the popular idiom. She is speaking from vast personal experience and deep knowledge of different cultures. Trudi was first exposed to foreign cultures on an intimate level during the beginning of her marriage.

Eagle's Trace

For the past eight years, members of the woodworking club at Eagle s Trace have spent the better part of each year crafting handmade toys for underprivileged children. Child Protective Services distributes the toys, which range from doll cradles to toy cars and planes, every December.

Tallgrass Creek
Walkers circle the globe six times

Eighty-five Tallgrass Creek residents and 34 staff members trekked across the country in September. And most never left home. The walkers were part of a virtual Walk Across the World wellness challenge sponsored annually by Erickson Living, the managing company of Tallgrass Creek.