The following residents have been elected to the 2018 Resident Advisory Council (RAC):
CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK
We have the detailed survey results and the review of Chris Donati's Town Hall from March 15, 2018. Click on Special Announcements on top.
Come to see all there is to do at Ann's Choice at the Resident Life Expo on
Wednesday- March 21 from 10 am - Noon in the Keystone Multipurpose Room!
Confessions will take place in the Chapel on Wednesday, March 21st starting at 1pm.
The spring Fireside Chat schedule beginning March 16 has been posted in Special Events
We have the March Bugle Call from the Veterans Club for your review - click here.
Interested in an Opera Trip: Join us on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at the 5:00 show of the:
BOHEME OPERA COMPANY
Click here for full details.
Housekeeping Spring Cleaning. Click here for details
Always new items!! CARS wanted; Wheelchairs, Recliner, scooter, shoes, filing cabinet, clothes steamer and more!! Check it often. BUY/SELL
Want to laugh today? Spanish computer??? Check out the Irish humor. Endangered species... See how animals keep warm during cold days. Humor to enjoy
Ann’s Choice Wellness Department is dedicated to the instruction and support of a wellness lifestyle that allows residents to achieve good physical, mental and spiritual health while aging successfully.
The Wellness Department provides professional staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and wellness opportunities to help maintain and foster independent exercise for healthy, active living!
We welcome all residents, regardless of fitness level or ability. We especially encourage those who have never exercised to try it, and we certainly welcome those who have been previously active in an exercise routine to join us. Our professional staff will help you customize a program that is right for you.
The Fitness Center is open 24 hours a day
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Guests, 16 and older, are
permitted only during staffed hours.
The pool is open 24 hours a day.
free of charge, except for class fees
(Note: Pool is unavailable for open
swimming during aquatic classes)
10:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m.
Guest Hours Week Days 2:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.,
Weekends 1:30p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
Pool and Hot Tub Rules
Please contact the Fitness Center Staff at 215-443-3838 for any questions regarding pool use. (Monday -Friday: 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Residents should sign in on the clipboard to the left of the pool entrance and include any guests. Residents must accompany guests and remain in the pool area for the duration of the visit.
The Pool and Hot Tub (Spa) Rules are posted on the wall inside the pool area to the right of the entrance. Please review them before using the pool.
Bundle Package Classes
Take an unlimited number of these classes for $15 a month
Aqua Tone: 45-minute pool workout which uses water -resistance to raise your heart rate, work muscles and build endurance. This upbeat class uses motivational music, moves and aquatic equipment to maximize your workout time in the pool. No swimming experience needed. Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:00-10:45 a.m. in the pool.
Arthritis Aquatics: 45-minute pool class which focuses on muscle strength and joint range of motion. No swimming experience needed. Thursday from 10:00-10:45 a.m. in the Pool.
Aqua Sculpt: 30 minute pool class where you strengthen your muscles in a fun environment. A variety of water resistive equipment will be used. No swimming experience needed.
Water Walking: Take a break from gravity with this pool class! Move virtually pain free while exercising for good posture and balance. Tuesday from 10:00-10:45 a.m. in the Pool.
Balance - Mind Body: 45-minute upbeat, yet relaxing class for those worried-well who would like to improve their current balance confidence. Using a combination of seated and standing gentle exercises of Tai Chi and Yoga movements to build strength and enhance flexibility. The class ends with relaxation and meditation to balance mind with body. Best for those who can walk and stand unassisted. Location: Liberty Commons Clubroom
Sit-N-Cize: Have fun and move to a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activities for daily living. Chairs will be used for seated or standing support. Locations: Tuesday: Liberty Commons Clubroom; Thursday: Keystone Music Room
Chair Kickboxing: A cardio-conditioning class that uses the combination of karate and boxing movements. Chairs will be used for seated or standing support. Location: Liberty Commons Clubroom.
Classes with an additional charge
(See Instructor for specific payment details)
Tai Chi: Gentle and graceful movements are used to reduce the stress of today's busy life and improve health. Movements can be modified for residents who need to remain seated. Contact Story Biddle, Instructor, at 215-357-0215. Location: LC Clubroom.
Gentle Yoga: Relax, increase energy and overall health, while improving flexibility, muscle tone, balance and coordination. Strong emphasis will be placed on proper form and breathing. Modifications will be provided to all fitness levels. Contact Tiffany Fite, Yoga Instructor, at
215-322-7014. Location: LC Clubroom
Line Dancing: Enjoy a fabulous mind-body workout while dancing your way to better health! Boost your brain power, improve your memory skills, strengthen your bones, develop better balance and release stress so you feel great. Contact Resident – Lisa Mullins at 215-674-2608 or Instructor: Don Nee at 610-999-0010.
Men’s Fitness: Exercise for just the guys ! Classes will be every Tuesday at 8 a.m. and Friday at 9 a.m. Location: Liberty Commons Clubroom. Please call the Fitness Center to register for your 6-week session at 215-443-3838.
Women's Circuit: Exercise for just the ladies that focuses on total body conditioning and strength training. Classes will be every Friday at
10 a.m. Location: LC Clubroom. Contact the Fitness Center at 214-443-3838 to register for your 6 week session.
Energized Breathing: Experience the mood, sleep, and health benefits for deep breathing. Contact Patricia Shemo-Blessing at 570-762-5482 for more information.
Strength Training: A 30-minute strength conditioning class that uses weights and basic muscle building exercises to increase strength. This class is designed for those who want to increase muscle strength and maintain bone density. Locations: LC Clubroom. (New Class 10/17)
Free – No Charge to attend
Resident Low Impact Aerobics: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00-9:45 a.m. in the LC Clubroom
Resident Led Chair Dancing: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 -3:30 p.m.in the LC Clubroom
Resident Led Tai Chi: Wednesday and Friday from 2:50-3:45 p.m. in the LC Clubroom
Classes with and additional charge (Contact Fitness Center at
215-443-3838 for specific details)
Brains & Balance: For those who know the importance of staying mentally sharp and physically stable. $10 for a 6-week session. Two sessions held weekly. One session is held every Tuesday and another session held on Thursday. No cross over days allowed. Registration and pre-screening REQUIRED! Call the Fitness Center to register.
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