Meet the Neighbors: Barbara Emerson and Joe Kunkel

“When you find the place where you really want to move, all the excuses fall way – and you just do it!” says new resident Barbara Emerson. Barbara and her husband, Joe Kunkel, moved to Piper Shores in August, from Massachusetts. Their move to Piper Shores began when neighbors put their house on the market… Read more »


For Ruth Wiles, every day is independence day

In October 2013, Ruth Wiles fell and broke her wrist. After having her cast taken off six weeks later, she was excited for her life to start getting back to normal – she was able to start driving her car again around Christmastime. This story sounds pretty innocuous, until you realize that Ruth Wiles is… Read more »



Smooth Sailing to Retirement at Piper Shores

For Henry J. Tosi, Jr. joining the “Neighbor’s Circle” wait list at Piper Shores was really just a formality. In fact, Mr. Tosi has been a neighbor of Piper Shores for more than 12 years, since the community was first built. “I grew up in Montreal and New Jersey, but fell in love with the… Read more »


Living Well by Living Simple

Dorothy Larson was the youngest of 4 children, raised in Brooklyn, NY. She married at 21 and had 3 beautiful children – each of whom occupies a window full of photos in her apartment at Piper Shores lifecare retirement community. “I have a window for each child and their family,” says Dorothy as she picks up a… Read more »