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News from The Evergreens Community
As you look into retirement living near Philadelphia, you’ll hear more and more about The Evergreens—especially if you seek a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a new, state-of-the-art Health Care Center and a perfect score for health care from state and federal authorities. But have you heard about all the high-energy achievements on our campus? Here’s a sampling:
Carol Erikson Visits The Evergreens, Speaks About Her Life and Broadcasting Career
January 29, 2016
The Evergreens recently welcomed Emmy award-winning television personality and journalist Carol Erikson to the community for a special lecture entitled “Connect with Carol Erikson.” Erikson is a respected meteorologist, broadcaster and former CBS 3 reporter, as well as a published author and devoted animal welfare activist. At the event, she... Read More
The Evergreens Celebrates the Holidays with 16th Annual Christmas Program
December 20, 2015
The Evergreens recently held their 16th annual Christmas Program. The program included the Resident Chorus Concert & Sing-Along, and a holiday play, “Merry Christmas, Crawfords!”
Residents, staff, family and friends of the community came out to enjoy both performances. This year’s concert featured a variety of traditional fun holiday songs including... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Etruscan & Early Roman Art Lecture Featuring Rowan College of Burlington County’s Janye Yantz
December 16, 2015
Art Lecture Series in Honor of Late Resident Dorothy Zaun Collins
The Evergreens recently hosted the Dorothy Zaun Collins Art Series lecture. This year’s presentation, led by Jayne Yantz, Art Program Coordinator at Rowan College of Burlington County, focused on the art of the Etruscans and Early Romans.
The Dorothy Zaun Collins... Read More
The Evergreens President and CEO Speaks at Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey’s Leadership Forum
December 08, 2015
Recently, The Evergreens President and CEO Doug Halvorsen was a featured speaker at the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey Leadership Forum titled "Lessons in Leadership."
Here are a few photos from the forum:
Doug Halvorsen at the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey's Leadership... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Annual Board of Trustees Lecture Featuring Calvin H. Knowlton, BScPharm, MDiv, PhD
November 30, 2015
The Evergreens in Moorestown recently held its annual Board of Trustees Lecture at its campus on Bridgeboro Road. This unique event is designed to bring board members, residents, staff and friends of the community together to strengthen the bonds within the community and also show appreciation for these key stakeholders.
This... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon
November 25, 2015
The Evergreens recently hosted their annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon recognizing their employees’ hard work and dedication to the residents of the community.
The theme for this year’s celebration was medieval times. All employees of The Evergreens were treated to a delicious medieval-themed lunch spread from the Dining Services team, free massages... Read More
The Evergreens Honey Is The Bees Knees
November 16, 2015
The Evergreens harvested the honey from their Resident Garden beehives. The harvest, overseen by the Resident Gardening Committee, was performed by Eloise Naylor, beekeeper at the PHS Meadowbrook Farm in Pennsylvania. The honey is currently available for purchase by residents and visitors of the community in the Atrium Café.
Our beehives... Read More
Ever Reaching For Greatness at The Evergreens
November 09, 2015
The Evergreens, a continuing care retirement community in Moorestown, is excited to announce that the community’s Flik Lifestyles dining services team has been selected as Regional Account of the Year by members of the Flik Lifestyles Executive Committee.
The Evergreens dining services team, led by Bernadette Butler,... Read More
The Evergreens Celebrates 96th Anniversary
November 03, 2015
The Evergreens, a continuing care retirement community in Moorestown, recently celebrated the 96th Anniversary of their community. The celebration began with a resident social in the Great Hall, featuring select Woodbridge wines, and continued with a special dinner for residents courtesy of The Evergreens Dining Services team.
“The Evergreens is excited... Read More
The Evergreens Celebrates Halloween
November 02, 2015
The Evergreens hosted a Halloween Celebration on Friday, October 30. During this special day, all children were invited to join their parents and caregivers at our community and participate in a Halloween parade with staff and residents.
“We were thrilled to have the children of our employees visit our campus,” said... Read More
The Evergreens Corridor Renovation Wins Construction Award
October 30, 2015
The Evergreens community’s recent renovation of Independent Living Unit Corridors 1 & 3 received an Award of Merit in the Associated Builders and Contractors of New Jersey’s Excellence in Construction 2015 Awards competition.
The presenting firm is a regional outlet of the national construction industry trade association, Associated Builders... Read More
The Evergreens Honors Delores Epperson, CNA for 45 Years of Service to the Community
October 29, 2015
The Evergreens recently honored Delores Epperson, CNA of Hainesport for 45 years of service to the community. Family, friends and colleagues gathered to celebrate Delores’ milestone anniversary and service to the Health Services department.
“Delores is a role model for all of our staff,” said Dakia McMillian, vice president of Health... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts 4th Annual Pneumonia Open Resident Golf Tournament
October 20, 2015
The Evergreens recently hosted their 4th Annual Pneumonia Open, a resident golf tournament at the community. Seven residents participated in this 9-hole final cup tournament – the culmination of a season’s worth of mini tournaments in order to determine an overall winner.
Congratulations to resident Dick Meehan, the 2015 season winner.... Read More
The Evergreens Welcomes Author Patti Sheehy and Frank Mederos of “The Boy Who Said No” and “Stalked”
October 16, 2015
Best-selling author Patti Sheehy and Frank Mederos, the protagonist of her books, The Boy Who Said No and Stalked, recently visited The Evergreens.
Patti and Frank spoke to residents about the books, which were both about Frank's interesting life story. Frank defected from the Cuban Special Forces and escaped his homeland to... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Special Concert Featuring Members of The Philadelphia Orchestra
September 30, 2015
The Evergreens recently welcomed Hirono Oka, violinist for The Philadelphia Orchestra, Burchard Tang, violist for The Philadelphia Orchestra and musician Jeffrey Uhlig on piano for a special concert at the community. Prior to the concert, a dessert reception was held in the Great Hall featuring a delicious spread of desserts... Read More
The Evergreens Medical Director Elisabeth A. Siegert MD, FACP, CMD, Named 2015 Top Female Doc
August 26, 2015
The Evergreens recently announced that their full-time, board-certified Medical Director Elisabeth A. Siegert MD, FACP, CMD, was named a 2015 Top Female Doc by SJ Magazine.
Each year, SJ Magazine asks South Jersey physicians to help compile two lists of the best doctors across a variety of specialties and sub-specialties... Read More
Jersey Man Magazine: The Evergreens - Senior Living with an Emphasis on Living
August 18, 2015
The Evergreens was recently featured the August/September issue of JerseyMan Magazine. The special two-page spread (pages 86-87) entitled "The Evergreens - Senior Living with an Emphasis on Living" highlights our community and features our President and CEO Doug Halvorsen.
Pick up your copy of... Read More
SAVE THE DATE: The Evergreens To Host Health & Safety Fair on September 17
July 31, 2015
The Evergreens is set to host a Health and Safety Fair on Thursday, September 17 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: The Evergreens - 309 Bridgeboro Rd., Moorestown, NJ 08057
This year’s fair will offer a healthy dose of information to boost overall wellness and promote healthy, active... Read More
News from Dining Services: The Evergreens Opens 309 CHOPHOUSE
July 02, 2015
The Evergreens® is excited to announce a new addition to their community’s culinary offerings. On Friday, June 26, the community unveiled 309 CHOPHOUSE – a new steakhouse located in the Victor Dining Room, right next to the Main Dining Room in the heart of its campus.
On Friday evenings from 4:30... Read More
The Evergreens Recognizes Staff Members of the 2015 High School and College Graduating Class
June 22, 2015
The Evergreens recently recognized 12 staff members for their great achievement in graduating from high school or college in 2015. Members of The Evergreens’ Resident Council presented each graduate with a certificate of recognition, as fellow staff members, volunteers, residents, family members and friends gathered to show their appreciation for... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Special Concert Featuring Principal Trombonist Nitzan Haroz from The Philadelphia Orchestra
May 27, 2015
The Evergreens, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Moorestown, recently held a dessert reception and special concert, featuring Nitzan Haroz, the principal trombonist for The Philadelphia Orchestra and musician Jeffrey Uhlig on the piano. The performance was open to residents, staff and friends of The Evergreens. All who attended were... Read More
Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani Heats Up the Kitchen at The Evergreens in Moorestown
May 19, 2015
The Evergreens®, one of the premier continuing care retirement communities in the Philadelphia area, recently welcomed Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani – Top Chef “Fan Favorite” and owner of the wildly popular Siena Tavern in Chicago and So-Cal restaurant Café Firenze – to their campus. Residents were treated... Read More
The Evergreens Celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
May 11, 2015
We were excited to our annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Celebration. This year’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was nationally recognized and celebrated on Thursday, April 23, 2015. During this special day, all children who joined their parents and caregivers at our community... Read More
Vote The Evergreens in the Burlington County Time’s Best of Burlington County Contest
May 01, 2015
The Burlington County Times is holding their annual Best of Burlington County contest.
Vote for as many of your favorite Burlington County businesses, including us here at The Evergreens!
To vote, visit http://phillyburbs.secondstreetapp.com/l/Best-of-Burlington-2015/Rules or select the "Best 2015 Burlington County Times" green icon at www.burlingtoncountybestof.com.
To vote for The Evergreens, simply write our community’s name under... Read More
Award-winning Journalist Sally Friedman Presents “Lifesounds” at The Evergreens
April 27, 2015
The Evergreens recently welcomed award-winning journalist, Sally Friedman to the community as she presented “Lifesounds” – a look into her own “confessions” of the pleasures and occasional perils of family life. As a regular contributor to The New York Times, Ladies Home Journal and Chicken Soup for the Soul series,... Read More
The Evergreens Hosts Country Western Community Party
March 03, 2015
Residents, staff, board members and friends of The Evergreens community recently dusted off their cowboy hats and saddled-up for a night of fun as they hosted their highly anticipated Country Western Community Party celebrating the start of the Spring season.
Held annually, the community party featured an array of delicious foods,... Read More
The Evergreens Welcomes Concert Master David Kim from The Philadelphia Orchestra for a Special Resident Concert
February 10, 2015
The Evergreens recently welcomed the Concert Master of The Philadelphia Orchestra, David Kim, and Pianist Jeff Uhlig for a special concert at the community. A dessert reception was held in Great Hall prior to the event, featuring a delicious spread of desserts prepared by The Evergreens Chef Bob Rifkin and... Read More
SJ Magazine: The Evergreens - Loving Life in the Heart of a Vibrant Community
December 09, 2014
The Evergreens was recently featured in the December 2014 edition of SJ Magazine. The special two-page spread (pages 72-73) is entitled "The Evergreens... Loving Life in the Heart of a Vibrant Community" and explains what life is all about here at our community each and every day.
The article also features... Read More
The Evergreens Unveils New Magazine: Today's Healthy Outlook
November 14, 2014
The Evergreens recently unveiled a new edition of "Today's Healthy Outlook" - a magazine highlighting life at The Evergreens and beyond.
To view the Fall edition of the publication, click here or visit the "Publications" page under the "About Us" section of our website.
The Evergreens President & CEO Doug Halvorsen Presents at Leading Age Annual Meeting
November 04, 2014
Our President and CEO Doug Halvorsen along with other personnel of The Evergreens attended LeadingAge's Annual Meeting and Expo in Nashville, TN from October 19-22.
LeadingAge's Annual Meeting connects thousands of aging services professionals. Attendees choose from more than 150 in-depth education sessions led by the best and brightest in aging... Read More
Burlington County Times: Moorestown Woman is 109, and Still Going Strong
August 05, 2014
Writer and friend of The Evergreens Sally Friedman recently wrote a beautiful piece for Burlington County Times on resident Gladys Richardson who just celebrated her 109th birthday! The article featured some highlights of Gladys' life and her cherished 20 year relationship with volunteer Deborah Earl.
7th Annual Cycle of Life Motorcycle Poker Run Check Presentation
July 28, 2014
Event sponsors gathered as The Evergreens presented a $15,300 check to the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties from the 7th Annual “Cycle of Life” Motorcycle Poker Run and Resident Walk whichwill support the Y’s Annual Campaign. Front left to right: Dana Collins, Vice President of Operations, Mount Laurel YMCA; David Madara, Senior Vice President, Gallagher Bollinger, Anthony Mongeluzo, President and CEO of PCS and pilotLight... Read More
Vote for The Evergreens!
June 18, 2014
Voting is now open for Best of Burlington County!
The Burlington County Times is holding their annual Best of Burlington County! You can vote for many of your favorite Burlington County businesses, including Retirement Community, which can be found under the Health & Beauty category. Online voting is open from June... Read More
The Evergreens 7th Annual "Cycle of Life" Poker Run
June 18, 2014
The Evergreens' 7th Annual "Cycle of Life" Motorcycle Ride and Resident Walk was a great success!
Click here to view the Burlington County Times video.
Businesses That Help Seniors Move
April 27, 2014
“This is the best decision I ever made,” Sutter said. “I’m not an extravagant woman, but the peace of mind I’ve gotten is absolutely priceless.”
The Evergreens Hosts a Burlington County College Memoir Class for Residents
January 04, 2014
According to Roy Miller, associate dean of corporate college and workforce development at Burlington County College, a course in memoir writing this past fall definitely met a mission.
The Evergreens Helps “Strike Out Breast Cancer!” With Bowling Fundraiser To Support 2013 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
October 22, 2013
The Evergreens Helps “Strike Out Breast Cancer!”
With Bowling Fundraiser To Support
2013 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
... Read More
What Does a Moorestown Chef Eat at Home?
May 29, 2013
So what happens when a chef closes the doors of his work kitchen and goes home? Does he whip up fabulous, complex meals? Does he use exotic ingredients, and spend hours over that proverbial hot stove? Not if he’s The Evergreens Executive Chef John Branella — and if it’s spring... Read More
Seniors on the Move
May 21, 2013
After 52 years in one much-loved Moorestown home, the thought of moving and leaving behind all those memories – and joyfully acquired treasures –was certainly unsettling for Virginia Sheppard.
The Evergreens Now Features Linked Senior
May 16, 2013
The Evergreens once again exhibits our commitment to advancing the gold standard of senior health and wellness care for our residents. On April 15, 2013, we added Linked Senior touchscreen multimedia kiosks to our wellness and engagement tools. They are located in our Health... Read More
The Evergreens Receives Highest Rating from U.S. News & World Report
February 26, 2013
The Evergreens has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s fifth annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. The Best Nursing Homes 2013 ratings highlight the top nursing homes in each city and state, out of nearly 16,000 facilities nationwide.... Read More
The Evergreens in Moorestown Receives Five Star Highest Possible Overall Rating
February 01, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a national rating system that assigned a one to five stars rating to nursing homes for their quality, staffing and health inspections. The Evergreens in Moorestown, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, received the highest possible overall rating of five stars.
“We are thrilled... Read More
The Evergreens Appoints Gerald S. Lord as Chairman, Board of Trustees
January 01, 2013
The Evergreens Appoints Gerald S. Lord as Chairman, Board of Trustees
The Evergreens Continuing Care Retirement Community in Moorestown, NJ, recently appointed Gerald S. (Gerry) Lord as chairman of its board of trustees. Lord retired from Campbell Soup Company in Camden in 2008, following a 40-year career in finance culminating in... Read More
The Evergreens Opens New Health Care Center
February 29, 2012
Moorestown, NJ – The Evergreens, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), held a ribbon cutting event today to celebrate the opening of a new 85,000 square foot health care center. The center, considered “Phase II” of a multi-phase campus renewal project, adds 76 custom, comfortable healthcare rooms to the continuum... Read More
The Evergreens Part of National Launch of New Approach to Senior Dining
February 15, 2012
The Evergreens, one of the premier continuing care retirement communities in the Philadelphia area, has teamed up with celebrity chef Cary Neff to completely redefine the concept of good-for-you cuisine for older adults.
Working in collaboration with executive chefs from The Evergreens’ foodservice partner, Atlanta-based Morrison Senior Living, Chef Neff has... Read More
The Evergreens Receives a "Perfect Score" from NJ Health Department
February 15, 2012
Adding to its list of achievements, The Evergreens, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, recently received the highest rating from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services during its annual visit. Of the 374 facilities surveyed by the department each year, less than 5% receive a perfect score.... Read More