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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., is booming—primarily because it provides Boomers with exactly what they want—a maintenance-free, activity-‑ filled lifestyle with the promise of future care if it is needed. Homewood Retirement Centers includes five communities in Maryland and Pennsylvania and has a long history of o­ offering enriching lifestyles at reasonable […]

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People on the Move – Traditions Of America At Liberty Hill Wins 6 Awards

Traditions of America at Liberty Hill, a 55 and over community in State College, PA, took home a total of 6 local awards this week from the 2012 Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania Parade of[...]

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2012 Best of 50+ Housing Award Winners

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced their award-winners for 2012 recently at their annual conference.  A few notable mid-atlantic communities were represented below, for a[...]

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Growth in Nations Largest Retirement Community Continues

The largest retirement community in the nation, The Villages located in central Florida is seeing dramatic growth in the middle of a dead Florida housing market according to the Orlando[...]

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Retirement Community Prices May Turn Up

Rental rates at high-end senior housing complexes firmed up last quarter. While results vary by market, the industry is encouraged by signs of stronger senior demand for housing units. Valuations of[...]

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Independent Living: Understanding Active Adult Management

With the older adult population becoming increasingly more active, the term "active adult" is a commonly used phrase in place of the words "seniors," "senior citizens," "older adults" and[...]

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“Leisureville” Book Review: Moving to a Florida Retirement Community

"Age Segregation." That's a term that wasn't in my vocabulary a year ago. Now, I probably use the term in my writing and conversations almost daily. To whom do I owe this welcomed addition to my[...]

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Life “behind the gates of the largest active adult 55+ retirement community”Leisureville Book Review

Life “behind the gates of the largest active adult 55+ retirement community”Leisureville Book Review
“Age Segregation.” That’s a term that wasn’t in my vocabulary a year ago. Now, I probably use the term in my writing and conversations almost daily. To whom do I owe this welcomed addition[...]

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A Promise Between Friends

Often times, the care giving role is assumed by a family member, but in George Robinson's case, he made a promise to his friends, Leonard and Hilda Kaplan, that he intended to keep. George met the[...]

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