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Jack and Susan Owens met more than 40 years ago during a whitewater rafting trip on the Lehigh River. They got married and built a life in Berwyn, where they lived happily for 34 years.
About five years ago they decided it was time to downsize. The search for a new place to call home began shortly after.
“We didn’t want to move to a community that didn’t have medical facilities, because if your health ever does change you end up having to move twice,” Jack recalls. “At first we looked in the city, where we figured we would be able to walk to anywhere we wanted to go. Then we started looking at places in small towns, but none of it was anything that said, ‘This is the place for you.’ So we started looking at some of the CCRCs in the area.”
At about the same time, a next-door neighbor had gone to Waverly Heights in Gladwyne to recuperate from a surgical procedure.
“After a couple of weeks, she called her son and said, ‘Sell the house; I’m not coming home,’” Jack says. “That got our attention.” Continue reading on Suburban Life Magazine.
Article written by Bill Donahue/Photographs by Jody Robinson