It all begins with a phone call. For some, this call might mean freedom from taking care of a house, the ability to meet friends for dinner again, and the knowledge that we’re here to help with current and future health care. For others, the call might be filled with fear and trepidation about an unknown: Am I ready for a senior living community?
Whether you are excited or nervous about making the call, or somewhere in the middle, your call will be answered by a friendly and knowledgeable member of our marketing team here at Pennswood Village. One of our Sales Counselors will answer any questions you may have about Pennswood and find out more about you – where are you living now, when would you anticipate making a move, what are you looking for in a senior living community, have you visited other communities, and others. Read the full article »
Until moving to Pennswood Village in early 2015, Henry and Nancy Arnold had lived in cities for decades, and most recently, New York. The Arnolds discovered Pennswood Village through a friend, and once they decided to move from NYC, they made another visit to Newtown. Within hours of coming back to Pennswood, they knew it was the right place for them to call home. During their move-in appointment, though, the Arnolds requested something . . . atypical.
Minimalists, maximizing their lifestyle
“We wanted a studio apartment, and they told us that in years past studio apartments were only for singles,” Nancy said. “But our friend Susan, whose mother was a resident here, chimed in to make sure the team knew we were specially suited for a small space. Luckily Pennswood was happy to work with us.”
“We live a minimalist lifestyle and have learned that living with fewer things is easy,” Henry added. “Our previous apartments were 325 square feet [in Princeton] and 450 square feet [in Manhattan’s East Village], so the 500 square-foot studio here is perfect.” Read the full article »
To accompany the community’s dynamic senior lifestyle, Pennswood Village has a dynamic menu to match. At the helm as Pennswood’s Executive Chef for the past 13 years, Chef Steve Plescha makes sure that residents in the community’s dining room get a taste of every season.
“As the weather changes in the fall, the dishes on our menu trend toward the savory, slow-cooked recipes,” Chef Steve said. “And in the spring and summer, the dishes we make tend to have a lighter taste, with items that are cooked using different techniques; braising, grilling, things like that.”