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The Haven has been a wonderful place for me to call home. Before making the decision to move here I felt discouraged about how difficult my life was becoming and how isolated I was beginning to feel. Now I feel blessed because I am able to get the assistance that I need in this beautiful and safe place. I love the people who care for me, and I have wonderful friends here. The activities, outings and entertainment keep me active; and the transportation helps to keep me independent even though I no longer drive. My family and I enjoy the peace of knowing that my needs are being met at this time in my life.

Jeanne Matthews
Resident since 2008

It is with great pleasure that my husband Ken and I write this letter in support of The Haven at Windermere. We have only lived here for two short years and while it is not like the home we had before, it is the place we refer to as "Home" now. The staff, employees and our NEW family (residents) are all friendly and very helpful. Our visiting family and friends are always impressed with the atmosphere here. If you are looking for independent or assisted living, we can honestly share with you that this is the place to call home.

Ken and June Hildalgo
Residents since 2009

I have been a resident of The Haven at Windermere for the past twelve years. I have always believed in "special feelings" that I have experienced visiting schools, churches, etc. and in this case "Retirement Communities".

My daughter and I had visited only one and the next one was The Haven at Windermere. I said "This is It". After walking around and hearing the friendly chatter among the residents, staff and friends, I felt safe and secure and felt a sense of the end of my loneliness and insecurity. I had lost my husband two years earlier.

Now this is my home! I have a very comfortable apartment and a little dog named Bridget. We love the beautiful courtyards.

We have many activities to choose from, and we have fun together. We also have a choice to stay home and read, make phone calls, write letters or watch television.

I have made many wonderful friends. They are always in my heart and prayers. The caring staff is also in my heart and prayers.

The Haven at Windermere has made it possible for me to live this quote. "We did not change as we grew older we just became more clearly ourselves."

I have certainly become more clearly myself.

Thank you Haven

Betty Goode Kerr
Resident since 1999

My husband and I have been residents of The Haven for the past three years. It has been a wonderful experience, not only about the good care that is given to us, but also the pleasures of meeting such nice people, including the staff and caregivers. We have actually become like family to each other here and are assuredly able to reach out to each other. It's a safe feeling of knowing that there is help if we need it. We have also enjoyed the many activities that are available to help stimulate our minds and unify us as a family.

Art and Rosalie Leto
Residents since 2008

It has been my extreme pleasure to live at the Haven on two occasions for a total of three years. It has been my experience to have a very qualified staff, from Mr. Elkins, Goldie and all. Everyone at the Haven is concerned about us, each and every one, which really makes a good home.

Again, thanks to everyone at the Haven for giving me a home to live.

Clyde Thompson
Resident since 2008