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Learn what’s happening at Collington. Learn more about our residents, get a look into their lives, why they chose Collington as well as what they love most. Discover the latest news and updates with our team and community. Get a closer look at Collington today and explore all our community has to offer. 

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Peter Basquin 

After living a full and active life in New York City, Peter Basquin and his wife decided that in retirement, they wanted to find a senior living community that included…

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Dorothy and James Yuan

Born and living through difficult political times in China, the Yuans and their families finally arrived in the US. The couple met as graduate students, moved to Dallas where James…

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Pat Jones

Patricia “Pat” Jones

When she realized she could no longer take care of her home the way she wanted to, Pat Jones started searching for someplace new. A Washington, D.C. native who lived…

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Dr. George Taler

Collington Welcomes New Medical Director

Collington welcomes Dr. George Taler as its new medical director for Collington’s continuum of health care for residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Memory Care in the…

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Barbara Morris

Smaller Space, Big Family Ties to Collington. Happenstance first brought Barbara Morris to Collington. In 1996, she had to go to the community to drop off some local historical literature for resident…

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MedStar Health Brings Center for Successful Aging to Collington

May 6, 2021—The Center is known for its holistic, person-centered care for older adults. The individual is an important part of the team and together they navigate the decisions about…

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Collington Campus Accredited as an Arboretum

Collington earned the accreditation for meeting ArbNet’s set of professional practice standards for arboreta and botanic gardens. Level One Accreditation aligns with Collington’s goal of labeling all trees within the…

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Ann Gillespie

CEO Year in Review

What a year 2020 has been (and it’s not over yet)! I thought you might appreciate the following Year in Review from our CEO, Ann Gillespie, who reflects on her…

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MedStar Press Release

Collington CEO Ann Gillespie announced that the Continuing Care Retirement Community has joined forces with MedStar Health to form the MedStar Center for Successful Aging, a non-profit organization committed to…

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