Over the Fence

Hear from Our Residents

"Who could ask for more? Our years at Christwood have convinced us that our expectations have become reality."

—Dick and Ruth Mayer, Christwood residents

"I saw a glimpse of my future and I liked what I saw"

—Bill Herdrich, Christwood resident

"He became much more social...it's kind of strange to talk about an 80-year-old person blossoming, but that's what happened over the seven years he lived here. He had a great time and made a lot of friends."

—Colin McCormick, son of Christwood resident

"...people here have one expression - this is where I belong. And I know this is where we belong."

—Frank King, Christwood resident

"The best part about activities is, you can do all of this, you can do some of this, or you can do none of this. And no one is there to push you or pull you in any direction."

—Marion Holmquist, Christwood resident

"What impressed me most? The friendliness of the staff. They're all just wonderful. Even the dining room servers learn your name remarkably quickly. It's just one of the ways they take an interest in you and make you feel at home."

—Elmire Johns, Christwood resident

"We were looking to the future when we chose Christwood. The community is well recognized, especially in the New Orleans area. Since moving here, we have enjoyed meeting such friendly people."

—Don Lindquist, Christwood resident

"When people asked me how it was working out, I learned to say, 'She loves Christwood and it loves her back.'" "My mother made new friends, and in time really developed a new family."

—Bill Settoon, son of Christwood resident

"It's the right place at the right time. We love it."

—Guy and Babs Epperson, Christwood residents