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Elaine Howe and Don Helin

The Next Step...

We spent 20 years in a rural, mountainous part of Pennsylvania before our search began for a retirement community.  We loved the country with its treasure of trees, flowers, birds and wildlife, but gradually grew tired of having to drive so far for the other amenities we enjoyed.

 Since we lived west of Harrisburg, we began our search there.  Sadly, none of the places we visited provided what we wanted — physical and mental stimulation and fun.

 We overheard a friend’s son recommend Willow Valley Communities and we signed up for a tour.  One look was all it took.  We knew we had found our new home.

 The location is convenient—we both participate in numerous activities on and off the Willow Valley campus.  Elaine has joined two local orchestras with her violin, and continues to help train service dogs.  Don continues his writing and teaching activities at nearby venues, and also at Willow Valley Communities.  

Meet some of your new neighbors.

Nick Kaebnick
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Our lives are richer and fuller and more satisfying here.

The Dillons
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Willow Valley was the only place that met or exceeded all our requirements.

Ben Hawn
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My fitness is important, and they understood that

The Sahlers
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The rural beauty and small-city sophistication drew us in.

Dolores DiBartolo
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We downsized our space, not our life.

The Wellers
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This is a place that does a good job of spoiling you.

Fujie Twilling
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I finally have a chance to pursue my passions.

Elaine Watters
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I found my center through activities and massages.

Meg Hazeltine-Wolfe
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Music has always been a large part of my life.

Martha McElwain
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I am constantly amazed with the variety of foods served daily.

Betty Price
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Willow Valley Communities has become my family.

The Colliers
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Why look any further?

Elaine Howe & Don Helin
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One look was all it took.

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