Nereide Ellis and Tonda Rush
When they began to think about moving to a life plan community, Collington stood out in a number of ways. Looking for a place that had good walking trails, Collington’s 100-plus acres provided just the right setting.
Beth and Chuck Van Anden
Beth and Chuck Van Anden share mutual experiences of a life working in medical care and of watching their parents and grandparents live in Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). So when their home in the Adirondacks began to seem too remote, they started the search for a community that suit
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.
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.
Resident Musicians Reflect on Year
The Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program, now in its fifth year, is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding between Collington and the University of Maryland School of Music graduate program. But…
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…
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.
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.
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…