Boomers and Beyond


Senior shares love of dance at Frederick retirement community
Nov 17 2011
It wasn’t until she reached her 60s when Shirley Bisselle quite literally waltzed into the world of dance.

Independent living offers palate pleasing options
Nov 17 2011
Whether one chooses seared scallops with summer succotash, roasted red pepper bisque or bacon-wrapped pork medallions, there are plenty of options to entice the palates of residents in independent living communities.

Charlestown expands fitness opportunities
Nov 17 2011
The Baby Boomers are coming and Charlestown in Catonsville is ready to make them sweat.

Retirement offers more time for volunteer work
Nov 17 2011
Dr. Jack Zimmerman spends his days juggling his many duties for more than a handful of organizations and his evenings catching up on emails and phone calls. At 84, Zimmerman may have been retired for the last 14 years, but he’s still got a heavy workload – of volunteer work, that is.

Plenty to see and do in independent living
Nov 17 2011
When it comes to activities for seniors in independent living, choice is a constant. Today’s independent living communities schedule an enormous number of activities and events. And while no one could do it all, the breadth and number of choices means there’s something for everyone.

Catholic Charities independent living offers fun, friendship to new resident
Nov 17 2011
Kitty Coomes couldn’t be happier in her new independent living home.

Charlestown resident promotes greater public awareness of little known, understood disorder
Jun 16 2011
Boarding the elevator recently to take them to a dining room for their evening meal in the Charlestown Retirement Community, Ed and Dottie Arnold were greeted by another couple on the same journey.

Charlestown VFW leader promotes patriotism
Oct 01 2009
As a U.S. Army veteran who fought in World War II, it pains John Hanlon to watch television news reports about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Charlestown celebrates 25 years on the old St. Charles campus
May 19 2008
Despite the rain and cold on May 16, the young-at-heart residents of Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville laughed and danced the evening away beneath a tent on the field in front of Charlestown Square.