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Siena Lakes
These recent aerial shots of the community reflect the progress of the residence building, Fountain View, as well as the Piazza Clubhouse, which boasts a 36-foot rotunda dome framed in steel.

As construction progresses on Siena Lakes’ senior living neighborhood, here’s an update on all the exciting developments! 

Maris Grove
A group of seniors socializes at night on a patio, with beautifully lit outdoor tables and glasses of wine.

If you're looking for a maintenance-free, active senior living community, be sure to expand your search outside your zip code. You might find the perfect fit in terms of lifestyle, amenities, and floor plans just over the state line.

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

Younger Baby Boomers are increasingly interested in adopting a carefree lifestyle while they’re in good health and can fully enjoy it. 

Maris Grove
With regular structural updates and refinishes to buildings (like the beautiful brick edifice seen here), a strong financial model, and a full continuum of care, Maris Grove offers the ideal experience for seniors, no matter what the future holds.

New senior communities that offer month-to-month rentals are springing up in the area. Many offer multiple tiers of medical care and lots of amenities, which begs the questions: Is renting a viable option for you? Or is putting down roots in a community that offers a home for life a better choice?

Oak Crest
Oak Crest chef, Joe Bollinger (Center) pictured with colleagues from Oak Crest, competed among 28 senior living communities from the mid-Atlantic region in a cooking competition.

"I don’t like dessert,” said no one ever. If you’re like me, you don’t need a reason to reach for something sweet. But the latest study by The NPD Group, a leading global information company, indicates dessert is in danger at households across America.

Oak Crest
The Kingston is a two-bedroom, two-bath apartment home offered by Oak Crest.

They say in real estate, location is everything. For retired nurse Barbara Bigelow the ideal location for her new home was 20 minutes north of Baltimore, Md., in Parkville, at an Erickson Living-managed community called Oak Crest

Linden Ponds
For two years in a row, Marty Kovick (left) and his Linden Ponds neighbor Mike Glynn (right) have hosted an elegant dinner for friends in one of the community’s private dining rooms.

In January and even February, many of us are still recovering from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. If you host your family or friends for gatherings at your home during the holiday season, those festive parties probably took a toll on you and your house.

Linden Ponds
Perry Collins (left) is pictured here with fellow “pioneer” resident Barbara Ward and Executive Director Jim Centola at a cocktail reception for the community’s 15th anniversary.

Last fall, Linden Ponds celebrated its 15th anniversary. The community marked the milestone in October with a lunch for staff and an anniversary dinner for residents. The “pioneers,” the first community members to move to Linden Ponds back in 2004, were especially honored during the celebrations. 

Highland Springs
Shirley Crawford is one of 61 pioneer residents and 13 pioneer staff members at Highland Springs who gathered recently to celebrate the community’s early years.

Shirley Crawford still remembers the excitement she felt on a mid-September morning in 2006. 

“My husband Bill and I were waiting by the doors with our movers at 8 a.m. on the day Highland Springs opened,” says Shirley. “We were the first people to move in.”