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Personal Stories

Doug and Louise Dartnell

Doug and Louise Dartnell traded home maintenance and chores for freedom and new friends. The Dartnell’s timing couldn’t have been better. They moved in November 2014 before a major snowstorm hit.“We sit in here and we watch them shovel snow and throw gravel on the pathway so we don’t slip,”says Doug.“If there are any problems […]

Ed and Ruby Bartlett

There are endless opportunities to be active. “It’s so great not to have to be constantly working to take care of things that are always needing attention when you own a home,” says Ed.“Now we can spend time doing what we want to do, not what we have to do.” With their newfound freedom from […]

Jim and Barbara Batten

Jim and Barbara Batten found a supportive community—and each other. After Barbara’s husband passed away two years ago, she was ready to downsize from their house in Bow where they had raised their three daughters. She chose a bright, new cottage in the North End of the Heritage Heights campus for herself. Barbara says,“I moved in […]

Penny Thurston and Julie Runnells

Penny Thurston and Julie Runnells have been friends for many years and lived within walking distance of each other in Concord. While Penny was packing to move to Havenwood-Heritage Heights in February 2012, Julie visited and said, “Well, I’ll see you there in about three years!” But shortly thereafter, the perfect cottage for Julie became […]

Bob Carels and Homer Chalifoux

After Homer Chalifoux and his wife, Judy, moved to Havenwood-Heritage Heights in December 2011, Homer got involved with Reader’s Theatre, a group that performs radio scripts and plays onstage. That’s how he met Bob Carels, who has lived at Havenwood-Heritage Heights since 2005 with his wife, Renata. “Bob is quite active in many things, which […]

"Because we are so active, it really keeps your brain going as well as your body."

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