One WWII Veteran’s Journey: George's Story
George who calls American House Sterling Meadows home is 94 years young. Although today’s not his birthday, it is a birthday he holds dear to his heart, the Navy’s. And, we’re here to tell his story.
It’s 1926, the year Henry Ford established the 40-hour work week, “Winnie-the-Pooh” was published, the first fuel rocket was launched and George Weber was born.
Are you ready to start your next chapter at a senior living community?
Contemplating a move to a senior living community can seem difficult or overwhelming. Despite the benefits and appealing lifestyle of senior living, you or your loved one might still be asking the question, “Am I ready?” The truth is, most retirees find relocating to a senior community is one of the best decisions they’ve ever made. Today’s communities offer beautifully-designed apartments with spacious floorplans, resort-style accommodations, and a number of social activities. The safety and security of a senior living community can also provide peace of mind.
The B-29 Blonde Bomber Beauty: Audra's Story
Audra, who calls American House Wildwood home, is 95 years young.
Although born in Lexington, Kentucky, Audra spent many of her days at an all-girls boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina.
Starting the Conversation
Starting the conversation with a loved one about making the move to senior living can be intimidating. But, choosing the right community will be one of the most important decisions you make for yourself or a loved one.
By discussing the topic early, and maintaining open lines of communication, you’ll avoid being faced with making this very important decision in an emergency-type situation.
Here are a few tips on how to get the conversation started:
This Amazing Group of Seniors Give Back to the Community
At the end of 2019, a group of residents who call American House Village home, coined themselves the “Piece Makers” – a play on words as they “pieced” together puzzles to create permanent works of art. The residents then sold the completed, mounted puzzles and donated the proceeds to the American House Foundation*, a 501(c)3 committed to helping local seniors in need through grants and research funding.
American House Home Safe Program
American House Senior Living Communities has been serving seniors and providing the highest quality of care for over 40 years, and we are committed to providing the highest level of service to our seniors during this pandemic. At this time, we are able to accommodate safe, quick and efficient move-ins to our community for those in need of care.
A Day in the Life at American House
Today, there are more senior living options available than ever before. Many senior living communities include resort-style amenities, private apartments with spacious floor plans and on-site medical services with the ability to provide care during every stage of life. With so many options to choose from, deciding where to begin your search, and the appropriate level of care, can seem like a daunting task.
At American House, we offer a variety of living options for you or your loved one.
Joni’s Story: A Music Filled Life at American House
Joni, who calls American House Macedonia home, turns 81 in July. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Music came to Joni at young age when she began playing piano by ear.
At age 8, she made a record with her brother featuring polka and dance music.
6 Common Questions Senior Movers Have
Retirement is the perfect time to pick up the hobby you’ve always wanted too, travel to places you’ve never been, spend more time with family and friends and most of all - start the best chapter of your life.
While you’ll always cherish the memories you’ve made in your home, you may have decided it’s the right time to sell. Your home is one of your most valuable assets, so there are several considerations to make when selling. Whether you’re downsizing, or moving into a senior living community, you’ll want to get the most out of your equity.
Are You Ready for the Big Move?
Contemplating a move to a senior living community can seem difficult or, at times, overwhelming. Despite the benefits and appealing lifestyle of senior living, you or your loved one might still be asking the question, “Am I ready?”
The truth is, most retirees find relocating to a senior community is one of the best decisions they’ve ever made.