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Meet The Bartletts Of The Commons In Lincoln

After moving a lot and leading very busy and successful careers, Jim and Hanna Bartlett are happy to have landed at The Commons in Lincoln. The couple won’t stop taking trips to Paris and visiting good friends in Cleveland, but their home now is at the Lincoln-based senior living community. And they are thrilled to […]

Resident Spotlight: Caroline Jacobs

You can call Caroline Jacobs one of the originals. In 2007, she and her husband put down a deposit before there were any apartments to look at. In 2010, they were one of the first couples to move in as soon as the senior living community was open. “I looked at several senior living communities […]

Residents Enjoy Gardening In Partnership With The Green City Growers

A growing partnership between the Green City Growers and The Commons in Lincoln has harvested friendships, terrific memories and food for the dinner table. You can’t beat that. The Commons in Lincoln gets a visit from “Farmer Cait” every Tuesday afternoon for a couple of hours. She spends time with the Memory Care residents in […]

Resident Feature: Bev Reed

In her last job before retirement, Beverly Decker Reed found a culmination of many issues dear to her heart: helping families with children, addressing poverty, and trying to right some of the inequities in the world’s poorest countries. Bev taught school and worked with Williams College — in admissions, alumni relations and development — in prior years, […]