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There’s always something going on at Heron’s Key. Keep up with all the latest news and notes right here.


A Look at Fashion Trends of the Past: Can You Believe We Wore That?

When families get together during the winter holiday season, it’s not unusual for three or four generations to share a meal and reconnect. It’s a chance for younger family members to get to know more about what their grandparents—and parents—were like in earlier times. Sometimes the photo albums come out from their resting place. There …

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Who We Are as a Community: Highlights From Our First Five Years

Just as a child’s personality emerges within the first several years, so has the personality of our community in the five years since we welcomed the earliest residents. To give you some insight into who we are, we’ll share with you some favorite memories from our “formative” years. We know that you have choices when …

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Heron’s Key Welcomes New Executive Director Katie Houck

In August there was a changing of the guard at Heron’s Key as Katie Houck stepped into the role of executive director of the community. Houck arrives with an extensive background in senior living and nursing, as well as a passion that translates into her continuing growth within the industry and developing relationships with residents. …

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The Best ‘Jobs’ for Senior Citizens Are Often Labors of Love

It’s a common scenario: After retiring, people discover they miss the workplace more than they expected. It’s not so much the work itself they miss. It’s the opportunity to connect with others and the sense of purpose. Seeking out a part-time job is one solution. Volunteering is another. Many older adults find it especially rewarding …

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