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A Natural Inheritance

A Natural Inheritance

By Michele Berardi In 1681, William Penn specified that settlers coming to the lands granted to him by English King Charles II (Charles called it “Pennsylvania”) must preserve one acre of trees for every five acres cleared. Their descendants extended Penn’s farsighted conservation measures by planting and studying collections of trees. Nearly 300 years after Penn, a gift from Philadelphia-area Quakers helped establish Kendal Crosslands Communities, a continuing care retirement community in Kennett Square, and they immediately turned to improving […]

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A New Home in an Established Community

A New Home in an Established Community
Dunwoody Village offers a wide variety of exceptional living options in a picturesque, wooded setting close to the cultural attractions of Philadelphia. Fourteen acres of our established community[...]

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All Inclusive–Forest Hills of D.C.

All Inclusive–Forest Hills of D.C.
Consumers often associate the words “all inclusive” with resort hotels and cruise ships. However, some local innovators are applying the term inclusive more broadly and offering inclusive senior[...]

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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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The Best is Yet to Come–Kensington Park

The Best is Yet to Come–Kensington Park
By Christy Brudin “You ain’t seen nothin’ yet,” croons Tony Bennett in “The Best Is Yet to Come.” Albert (“Al”) and Anne Fishman couldn’t agree more. Al, a former music executive[...]

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Home for Good–Falcons Landing

Home for Good–Falcons Landing
A former home economics teacher for eight years and special education administrator for 16 years, Margaret Quayle knows how to transform a house into a home. As a military wife and avid traveler, she[...]

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Worth Repeating–The Fountains at Washington House

Worth Repeating–The Fountains at Washington House
By Christy Brudin Marv and Phyllis Ribyat have been married several times. Each time, they have stood hand-in-hand and dedicated their lives to each other – again. Married 67 years ago, the[...]

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A Perfect Arrangement–Kensington Park Senior Living

A Perfect Arrangement–Kensington Park Senior Living
By Christy Brudin Sherry and Susie Johnston spend their days picking flowers and sorting blooms to make flower arrangements perfect for every occasion. As they choose the flowers, they think about[...]

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Time to Connect–Seabury Resources for Aging

Time to Connect–Seabury Resources for Aging
By Christy Brudin Whether you are forging a friendship or building a business, creating strong bonds is hard work. In a world filled with quick solutions and easy fixes, the act of building[...]

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