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Thank You, Church of Christian Compassion!

Once again Renaissance has been blessed by one of our volunteer groups. Ms. Mary Woods of the Church of Christian Compassion is displaying just a few of the beautiful lap blankets crocheted by her church’s Crocheting and Quilting Ministry.

Meet our November Resident of the Month!

Say hello to our Resident of the Month: Helen W. Miss Helen was born in West Philadelphia, but moved to Atlantic City with her mother at two weeks of age. As a young girl, she became involved in her church community, singing in the choir and joining the Junior Missionaries. Outside of church she enjoyed […]

Celebrating Halloween!

The residents and staff of Renaissance were thrilled when Dorothy and Toto dropped in to visit us for Halloween treats; there were no tricks here, just treats! The staff at Renaissance hopes that everyone had a safe and Happy Halloween!

Birthdays at Renaissance

At Renaissance, we make sure birthdays are special. Five generations gathered to celebrate Miss Sylvia’s 99th birthday: her great-granddaughter Joei, granddaughter Carla, daughter Phyllis, and Miss Sylvia holding her great-great-granddaughter Harper.

Girl Scouts Visit Renaissance

The residents at Renaissance received a wonderful pre-Thanksgiving surprise when they were visited by Troop #9115. The Girl Scouts read aloud from books, colored turkey headdresses, and chatted happily with our residents.

Meet our October Resident of the Month!

We’re thrilled to announce our Resident of the Month: Elizabeth F.Elizabeth was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, and was one of seven children. Her mother stayed home to take care of the children while her father worked at United States Rubber Company, which later became Uniroyal. Elizabeth remembers her house and suburban neighborhood as a fun […]

Meet our September Resident of the Month!

We’re excited to announce the Resident of the Month: Mr. Valis W.!Mr. Valis was born on the island of Antigua and describes the island as being a paradise made of sun, sea, and sand. At age 10, Valis started helping his mother and grandmother cook meals for the construction workers at local job sites, and […]


Miss Brenda is just one of many Renaissance residents who had their day uplifted by the music of Huck Brown from PROJECT: MUSIC HEALS US, a nonprofit organization which provides live music and entertainment.

Donations from the Church of Christian Compassion

Renaissance extends our heartfelt thanks to the Church of Christian Compassion. Ms. Mary Woods dropped off these lovely handmade lap throws made by the Knitting and Crochet Ministry of her church. Twice a year, they gift our residents with lap blankets and throws — in the winter we got beautiful quilts! We love our community […]