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Laughing Matters–Pine Run Retirement Community

Laughing Matters–Pine Run Retirement Community

By Christy Brudin Photography by Mary Clark and Natalie Wi Comedy only resonates if it contains a kernel of truth. That’s why comedians have to know their audiences—and their lives—well. Such is certainly the case with The Curtain Call Players, an acting troupe made up of residents of Pine Run Retirement Community. The Players perform skits largely based on everyday life at Pine Run; they, like their audience, understand that retirement living can be a laughing matter. Located in Doylestown, Pa., [...]

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Friends and Neighbors–White Horse Village

Friends and Neighbors–White Horse Village
Good friends are hard to find. Great friends who are also neighbors are even rarer. The residents of White Horse Village have found both—hundreds of them—at their full service retirement community[...]

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Learning and Connecting–Cathedral Village

Learning and Connecting–Cathedral Village
Forget the old rhyme, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” At Village College, the continuing education program at Cathedral Village, the pencils are sharp, there[...]

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Assisted Living Inventory Growth – Nursing Home Continues to Slide

McKnights Long Term Care reports that assisted living inventory growth reached a historic high in the second quarter of 2014, while nursing home inventory continued its slight downward trajectory,[...]

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Seven injured after pickup runs into Baltimore assisted living facility

Baltimore Sun reports that seven people were taken to hospitals after a pickup truck ran into an assisted living facility in Reisterstown Friday evening, Baltimore County fire department officials[...]

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A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds

A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds
By Christy Brudin Friends prepare for a museum outing. A woman heads off ­ to work. Students file into the fitness center. Homewood at Willow Ponds, an active adult community in Frederick, Md.,[...]

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Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown

Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown
By Christy Brudin Art has always been a big part of Millicent “Millie” Bassett’s life. From theaters in New York City to classrooms in Connecticut, Millie has been inspired by countless[...]

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Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House

Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House
By Christy Brudin Good friends and great neighbors are always there to lend a hand. That’s exactly what Carmen Callan was doing—helping a friend—when she found her ideal retirement[...]

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Real-Life Story–The Crossings at Falls Run

Real-Life Story–The Crossings at Falls Run
When Ralph and Patti Myers went to an open house at The Crossings at Falls Run, they enjoyed great company and a delicious meal—and they decided to stay. Located in Fredericksburg, Va., The[...]

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