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Linden Ponds
Susan and Bill Humberd moved to Linden Ponds in their early 70s because they wanted to enjoy the vibrant social life and maintenance-free living sooner rather than later.

Susan and Bill Humberd didn’t want to wait until they had health issues or until they were in a crisis to move to a retirement community. That’s why the couple, who are in their early 70s, moved to Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass., in April. 

Oak Crest
Desserts are as creative as they are delicious in the hands of the culinary department at Oak Crest.

When it comes to the holidays, there are two types of people—those who travel about visiting friends and family, and those who prefer to stay home entertaining their guests. No matter which one you are, Oak Crest is the perfect place to be.

Oak Crest
Self-taught stained glass artist Joe Burk has created hundreds of beautiful pieces, including the three-dimensional pieces shown here.

In 1973, Joseph Burk was asked to help repair the stained glass windows at the Breath of God Lutheran Church (formerly St. Paul Lutheran Church) in Highlandtown, a neighborhood of Baltimore, Md. At the time, he didn’t know the first thing about stained glass. Now, 45 years later, the self-taught artist is a stained glass expert in his own right.

Riderwood
Personal Moving Consultant  Diane Thometz says home sellers can get a jump on the spring real estate market by listing their houses in March.

If you’re hoping to sell your house in the spring, what can you do now to prepare for your move? Riderwood Personal Moving Consultants Diane Thometz and Jennifer Hill say the colder months are the perfect time to begin downsizing projects—which will make your moving process much easier.

Riderwood
Riderwood residents and staff joined in a traditional New Orleans second line, following a local jazz ensemble. (From left) staff members Amanda Hixenbaugh, Sheena Lewis, Vikki Reyes-Spriggs, and Beverly Jackson.

Good times were rolling at Riderwood when about 225 residents and staff members gathered for the community’s annual Benevolent Care Fund gala, which raises money to assist community members who outlive their financial assets (all the details are in the Residence and Care Agreement).

Riderwood
Riderwood community member Kate Finan is retired from her career but continues to contribute both on and off campus as an active volunteer.

Kate Finan officially retired about six years ago. For more than 20 years, she worked as a daily money manager for older adults, helping them sort their mail, pay bills, balance their checkbooks, and manage Medicare or secondary insurance issues. She also made sure her clients had a will, power of attorney, and advance directives.

Seabrook
The Great Lawn at Seabrook features a newly constructed amphitheater stage, walking paths, two gazebos, picnic tables, benches, rocking chairs, and beautiful landscaping.

The Great Lawn at Seabrook, the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J., received a great turnout for its opening Octoberfest celebration earlier this fall.

Seabrook
Sales Counselor Dennise Baldwin can help you plan a personal tour of Seabrook that is exactly that—personal.

Take advantage of having your family around for the holidays to explore a more carefree way of life. 

“A personal tour is the best way to experience our active, worry-free lifestyle. It’s also an opportunity to show it to your children, clear any misconceptions, and get questions answered,” says Sales Counselor Dennise Baldwin.

Tallgrass Creek
Tallgrass Creek neighbors Don Grady (left) and Conk Buckley were among many who celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs first home football game.

Tallgrass Creek neighbors Don Grady (left) and Conk Buckley were among many who celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs first home football game. Residents, decked out in Chiefs garb, enjoyed a happy hour featuring two specialty cocktails appropriately named “Offense” and “Defense,” followed by a traditional tailgate dinner.