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Summit News

August 30, 2017
Over the last year, fine arts have taken a prominent place in resident life at The Summit. From monthly art shows to paint nights, trips to college theaters and symphony performances, The Summit provides a busy Resident Life Program. “We want to keep people engaged in life...Read more
August 4, 2017
Ken Burger hoped 30 people might show up for an informal meeting to discuss building a senior retirement community in 1988. When 84 people walked in, he knew the idea had legs. The Summit’s retired executive director, Burger worked with local leaders to turn a dream project...Read more
July 2, 2017
Fireworks lit up a gorgeous July night as the Summit began a new tradition in the Wyndhurst community. Residents of the Summit graciously opened the north lawn for community members to enjoy the beautiful spectacle. The celebration brought hundreds to Wyndhurst, enjoying...Read more
June 9, 2017
The Summit will bring back the popular Wyndhurst Wednesday gatherings this summer. Food trucks will line the street near the Life Plan Community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., each second Wednesday, from June to September. “We wanted to bring people into Wyndhurst that wouldn’t...Read more
June 5, 2017
From arts and crafts and history discussions to lakeside picnics and minor league baseball games, The Summit Assisted Living offers a variety of activities to keep residents engaged in life. “That social, creative, intellectual and spiritual connection is important,” Rachel...Read more
June 5, 2017
Fireworks will light up the sky over The Summit Lake on Saturday, July 1 at 9 p.m. The inaugural Fourth of July celebration will include fireworks for residents and guests alike. “This will be a first for residents,” said Brenda Dixon, marketing director at The Summit...Read more
May 8, 2017
Julian Davis cuts five heads of cauliflower with speed and precision. He’s working on a homemade cauliflower and cheddar soup for dinner service at The Summit. The 30-year veteran cook recently joined Meriwether Godsey, The Summit’s dining partner, as head chef for the Life...Read more
May 4, 2017
Carol McLoughlin and her husband, David, looked at three Life Plan Communities several years ago before choosing The Summit, in large part, because of the fee for service model. David, who had terminal stomach cancer when the couple moved in, wanted to make sure his wife...Read more
April 28, 2017
“I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” Trees, Joyce Kilmer Residents of The Summit planted a lovely Curly Willow tree Friday on Arbor Day. Natural beauty is one of the hallmarks of The Summit’s 143-acre campus. “Residents enjoy so much walking along The...Read more
April 20, 2017
Residents of The Summit checked a big item off their wish list with the extension of the lake trail this summer. The over one-mile trail allows residents to enjoy the sights and sounds of the 8.5-acre lake, a gem of the 143-acre campus. “I think everyone likes to get out on...Read more

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