Residents’ Stories

Dr. Norma J. Taylor

Throughout her lifetime, serving others has been a driving force for Dr. Noma J. Taylor. Finding new opportunities to evolve is one of the ways she still leads by example at Collington.

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Howard, Jr., and Patricia Piggee

A strong diverse community, (within easy commuting distance to their daughter’s family in College Park), was a key requirement for Howard Piggee, Jr. and his wife, Patricia, when they first started their search.

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Robert Reed and Kathy Devlin-Reed

After practicing law for more than 40 years, Robert Reed carefully took his time to research and understand all the relevant details needed to make an informed decision on senior…

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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 interesting people and plenty of social outlets.

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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 worked for Texas Instruments, and Dorothy became a scientist and professor at the University of Texas Medical Center. 

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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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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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Joyce and Carl Koch

It’s a brisk fall morning, Joyce Koch is about to embark on a much anticipated, scenic walk through the Collington trails when her husband, Carl gets a phone call. A…

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Marilyn Haskel

It can be a means of expression, lift us up when we are down, inspire us, and entertain us. For Marilyn Haskel, music is more than a passion, it always…

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