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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 who promoted many of Mr. Bennett’s hit records, and Anne, a former teacher, spent a lot of time planning the perfect retirement. Now, they look forward to seeing exactly what their future holds. Residents of Kensington Park Senior Living in Kensington, Md., the Fishmans enjoy the variety of activities [...]

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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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An Award-Winning Life

An Award-Winning Life
By Christy Brudin During his remarkable career, Frank E. Braxton, Sr., has held positions ranging from shoemaker to political appointee. He learned several trades, pursued a few different careers[...]

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A Neighborly Couple- Vista Ridge at Ware Presbyterian Village

A Neighborly Couple- Vista Ridge at Ware Presbyterian Village
One of the golden rules commands us to “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Joe and Gail Scott took that advice literally. The former neighbors married years after living next door to each[...]

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A Welcome Home

A Welcome Home
Homecomings are often filled with reunions and reminiscing. They can be simultaneously heartwarming and bittersweet. They are also frequently preceded by moving—a process that can only be described[...]

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Senior Living: Community Collaborators

Senior Living: Community Collaborators
By Christy Brudin What really makes a community? It is certainly not beautiful iron gates or modern homes filled with high-tech conveniences. Communities — real, strong communities — are made[...]

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