Interview Series

Willow Valley Communities invites you to enjoy our engaging virtual interview series focused on various aspects of moving to a senior living community. Transitioning to this new lifestyle is a wonderful change — one that is filled with excitement and endless opportunities — but can also be an emotional experience for new residents as they explore the best ways to thrive in new surroundings.

We invite you to enjoy the replay of these virtual interviews, which also featured a Q&A session. These programs offer tips and tricks that can help in choosing your next step forward. If you’d like to register for our future events, we invite you to register on our Visit page.

An Interview with
Betty Ann Sweet

Betty Ann Sweet has been a resident of Willow Valley Communities since 2016. She and her husband Doug moved from Kennett Square, PA, following her retirement from a career as a Registered Nurse and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Active in clubs and resident council, Betty Ann is excited to share her experience as a Willow Valley Communities resident.

An Interview with Margie Seagers and Danielle Geyer

Margie Seagers, Willow Valley Communities’ Manager of Sales, explains the often confusing industry terminology used within senior living, how to differentiate contract types, and what you can expect form our Type-A Lifecare contract. Danielle Geyer, Senior Director of our Manor Campus, discusses the levels of care, explains how decisions for additional care levels are made, and offers an inside look into our continuum of care. 

An Interview with
Tyler Heidelbaugh

Tyler has been a Team Member with Willow Valley Communities since 2013, most recently as Willow Valley Communities’ Resident Life & Wellness Coach to help guide new residents through their transition to living, and thriving, in the community. Now a sales counselor, Tyler’s previous experience gives him a unique perspective as he works with prospective residents.

An Interview with
the Giersches

Residents Brian and Dottie Giersche are very active at Willow Valley Communities. Dottie teaches line dancing, helps with weekly hikes, and is the coordinator for the new resident mentor program. Brian skis, sails, and organized a crew of residents to race a 19’ sailboat in a weekly yacht club series. Watch as they talk about their exceptional lifestyle here at Willow Valley Communities.

An Interview with
Betty Price

As a retired Air Force Colonel, certified personal trainer, and former member of a Continuing Care Retirement Community board of directors, Resident Betty Price was looking to retire to a 55+ community in which she could flourish as she aged. She shares personal reflections on how she tackled the process of her move and now thrives in her new phase of life.

An Interview with
Margit Novack

A pioneer in the senior move management industry, Margit shares her personal story of moving and the four key lessons she learned from her journey. In addition, this program highlights concepts from her new book, Squint: Re-visioning the Second Half of Life.

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