Rydal Waters officially opens with virtual ribbon cutting ceremony

Cottage neighborhood located on historic Harbison Estate

September 17, 2020 – Rydal Waters, an expansion of the Rydal Park Life Plan Community, officially opened the new cottage neighborhood with a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony today. The virtual event brought together local officials, Rydal Waters’ charter members, HumanGood leadership and board members, vendor partners and Rydal Waters’ team members to celebrate this exciting milestone. Rydal Waters offers exceptional cottage living for active older adults and is located on the grounds of the historic Harbison Estate located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.

The virtual celebration included remarks from U.S. Congresswoman Madeline Dean, HumanGood president and CEO John Cochrane, and Rydal Waters’ charter members including Terri Lewis and Dr. Martin Weisberg. Attendees were also treated to a musical performance by local baritone and Broadway performer, Keith Spencer.

The Rydal Waters neighborhood will have 80+ two-bedroom, two-bath, beautifully-appointed cottages on a 33-acre campus. Residents will have access to a clubhouse with a fitness center; cocktail lounge; outdoor heated swimming pool; fire pit; outdoor grilling area and much more. The community will also feature a dog park and walking trails. Rydal Waters’ residents have reciprocal privileges with everything offered at Rydal Park, including access to dining venues, activity areas, programming and more.

“HumanGood’s mission is to help people live their best lives possible,” said John Cochrane, president and CEO of HumanGood. “The Rydal Waters neighborhood was thoughtfully planned to complement our residents’ busy and active lifestyles. I am proud of the progress we’ve made in the past year, and am thrilled to see this new community come to life.”

Groundbreaking on the Rydal Waters cottage neighborhood began in 2019, and the new community is the result of years of planning and design. The single-family cottages offer an exceptional spectrum of options and amenities, demonstrating the thought that has gone into this remarkable neighborhood from its initial conception. Of course, the most compelling feature is the promise of future care if ever needed.

Charter members Dee and Marty Weisberg were deeply involved in the design of their new home and excited to be founding members of a new, vibrant community. “We’re thrilled to be part of our new community, and so happy to see how easy it has been to instantly become friends with our new neighbors,” said Marty.

More information on Rydal Waters can be found at https://www.humangood.org/rydal-waters.

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