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APPLEWOOD HOSTS ANNUAL ‘STATE OF THE COMMUNITY’ ADDRESS On May 4, Applewood, a non-profit CCRC affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold, held its annual “State of the Union” address for community residents and staff. Presenters included John T. Gribbin, FACHE, CentraState chief executive officer; Thomas W. Scott, FACHE, FABC, senior vice president and chief operating officer; and Keith Grady, LNHA, Applewood executive …
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The Best Waterfalls in New Jersey

New Jersey is home to hundreds of miles of beautiful forests, beaches, and some of the most beautiful waterfalls on the East Coast. While many remain hidden gems, use this list of to find the 12 prettiest waterfalls in the state. While some of the waterfalls listed here require a bit of effort to get to, many others are easily accessible. So, if …
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Keeping Applewood Firing on All Cylinders

Keeping Applewood Firing on All Cylinders Ramon Vargas: Manager of Facilities Management “From security to housekeeping to building and grounds management, it’s my job to keep everything operating seamlessly while always anticipating challenges that may be on the horizon,” says Ramon (Ray) Vargas, who has worked in senior living for the past 10 years. Supported by an outstanding team of operations professionals, Ray …
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Spring Spirituality Celebrations abound at Applewood

Spring Spirituality Celebrations abound at Applewood Welcome spring! At last, we’re throwing open the windows, packing away the winter boots and going outside to revel in warmer and longer days ahead. Our Easter and Passover celebrations officially marked the new season. A key component of our Engaged Living program focuses on spirituality. We hold several religious services for residents of many faiths on-site, which …
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At the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey” by momentcaptured1 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Free Public Beaches in New Jersey

The Jersey Shore is one of the most defining features of the Garden State. Extending over 140 miles, New Jersey is home to hundreds of beaches, including the famous Atlantic City beaches. New Jersey’s beaches have built up an excellent reputation for being some of the most beautiful, and expensive, in the nation, as they are one of the few places in the …
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