Volume LIXAugust 2012Number 3

Catching Up with the Villages

Masonic Village at Elizabethtown

Options abound at the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown! The popularity of the brand new retirement living cottages being built between the formal gardens and the veterans grove have caused the project to move along quickly. Thirty-eight have been completed and another 24 are under construction due to high demand. Up to 100 cottages may be built at this site, all with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a sunroom with options for a den, two-car garage and a select number with basements.

There's also immediate availability in the Sycamore Apartments. Those interested in moving soon may be able to take advantage of a $10,000 monthly service fee credit incentive currently being offered on two-bedroom apartment reservations.

For more information, to schedule a tour or to attend the following event, call 800-676-6452.

Explore Retirement Living Open House: Friday, Oct. 26, 3 - 6 p.m. & Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This is a joint effort with 17 other local continuing care retirement communities which are all opening their doors and celebrating the many qualities that make each unique. The goal is to provide a day of information-sharing where you can stop by with your friends and family, meet current residents and casually explore the communities that interest you most. Masonic Village will have apartments and cottages available for touring, and people may stop by at their leisure.
Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill

Growth is on the horizon for the Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill! The community is pre-marking 45 brand new retirement living apartments to meet the growing need for active 60+ living in the Philadelphia area. The new building will include a mix of one-bedroom, 1½-bath apartments with approximately 800 sq. ft. of living space and two-bedroom, two-bath apartments with approximately 1,120 sq. ft. of living space. All of the apartments will feature a patio or balcony, walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. This addition will bring the total number of retirement living apartments on the campus to 143.

Connected to the original building, the more than 62,000 sq. ft. addition provides convenient indoor access to amenities and activities throughout the campus, as well as common areas and an interior courtyard for residents' enjoyment.

At the same time as the new building is being constructed, the façade of the existing building will be updated to match the significant renovations made to the interior in recent years and to give it a more contemporary look.

Construction will begin once 70 percent of the apartments have been reserved, and the project is expected to be completed in late 2013 or early 2014. Residents have access to on-campus amenities including two restaurants and varied recreational options including an in-house bowling alley, wellness center and trips to local attractions. With security and convenience among friendly neighbors, you'll experience options for everything from the style of your home to the clubs you participate in and amenities you enjoy. Enjoy life's vibrance with maintenance-free retirement living so you have time to appreciate all the people and moments that matter most.

Reserve a brand new apartment now for just $2,000 and be one of the first to move in!

For more information, to schedule a tour or to attend one of the following events, call 610-828-5760.

Katie Eagleson Concert: Thursday, Sept. 13. Tours and refreshments from 6 - 7 p.m.; performance from 7 - 8 p.m. Katie Eagleson has been singing in the Philadelphia area for more than 25 years. Her varied performance experiences have led to a diverse repertoire, but it is in her interpretation of the Great American Songbook where she truly shines. She studied music and voice at Temple University, Neupauer Conservatory and privately, and released her debut CD, "Once Upon A Time," in May 2007.

Open House Presentation & Tours: Thursday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. with tours & lunch to follow.

Rendering of the addition and new façade planned for the Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill

Masonic Village at Sewickley

Come tour the model apartment and villa, featuring a designer's touch, so you can start to picture how perfectly your current lifestyle will fit in at Masonic Village at Sewickley. Standard upgrades now include stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, even though many residents choose to dine in the on-campus restaurant and café because of the chef's culinary talents and the social atmosphere.

Just 10 miles from Pittsburgh, Masonic Village at Sewickley offers the security, serenity and peace of mind of the suburbs with a view of the city skyline from the villas. Residents can easily enjoy urban recreational, cultural and social opportunities.

For more information, to schedule a tour or to attend one of the following events, call 866-872-0664.

"Retirement: A Financial Perspective:" Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse. Gary Fleming Sr., CLU, ChFC, AEP®, president and founder of Fleming Financial Services, will help you prepare for retirement. It takes more than money to live a "rich life," so start considering how you want to spend your time and money during the best years of your life.
Fall Festival: Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Clubhouse. You live a life all your own, so when it comes to choosing a home, you need a place that fits your lifestyle, budget and sense of style. Tour the many types of homes Masonic Village offers, compare their features and talk to the people who live in each one. While you're here, enjoy a craft fair, ask about the immediate availability of select spacious one-bedroom apartments and learn how Lifecare can protect your nest egg.
Lunch & Learn: Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. (coffee served at 9:30 a.m.) in the Clubhouse. As a Lifecare community, we help you protect your hard-earned assets and provide peace of mind should you ever need health care services. Life at Masonic Village is dynamic, convenient and secures your nest egg. While you're here, enjoy a light lunch and tour our campus to discover the many benefits of retirement living at Masonic Village.

Masonic Village at Dallas

While some select villas are still available for immediate occupancy, a waiting list has developed for retirement living apartments. Whether you're looking for financial security, peace of mind, options or amenities, Masonic Village offers it all to make your retirement as unique as you! Ask about the clubhouse dining plan that offers residents the freedom from cooking and the opportunity to enjoy daily and weekly specials.

Touring our model villa will help you discover options to customize your home, including granite countertops, hardwood flooring, crown molding and much more.

For more information, to schedule a tour or to attend one of the following events, call 866-851-4243.

Barbecue Lunch: Tuesday, Aug. 7. Lunch will be served at noon on the Irem Clubhouse patio, followed by a brief presentation and tours. Enjoy Irem Clubhouse's delectable cuisine while taking in some fresh air with friends and learning more about retirement living.
"The Dog Dessert Days of Summer:" Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 4 p.m. on the Irem Clubhouse patio. Enjoy a variety of delectable desserts created by our in-house pastry chef. Desserts and refreshments will be followed by a brief presentation and tours at 4:30 p.m.
Brunch Open House: Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. at the Irem Clubhouse. Enjoy a brunch buffet followed by a brief presentation and tours.
2nd Annual Octoberfest Open House: Tuesday, Oct. 16 at noon in the Irem Clubhouse.

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