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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.

If the Home Fits

Incoming Residents’ Association President Gee Heckscher and his wife, Janet, found comfort in the Heron’s Key lifestyle, community and aesthetic. Making the decision to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) takes research, conversations and finding the place that fits your lifestyle. The process and complexity were not lost on Gee Heckscher who was …

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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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Resident Finds Joy in Neighborhood Outreach

Marilyn Colyar has been a resident of Heron’s Key since May 2020, but her time in the picturesque town of Gig Harbor, Washington, began almost two decades ago. In 2004 she retired from her assistant principal position at San Marino High School in California and moved north. She became an active member in the Gig …

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