Wind Crest Selects Lantz-Boggio as Project Architect

New neighborhood plans to expand health care offerings of assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation & long-term nursing care to residents of Colorado

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO---Wind Crest, an Erickson Living retirement community, announced the selection of Lantz-Boggio Architects of Englewood, Colorado to design its newest neighborhood. Wind Crest is planning its four-story extended care neighborhood comprised of 128 units offering assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care services to residents, expanding the health care offerings of its continuum of care mission. Lantz-Boggio Architects is an award-winning national architectural and interior design firm that specializes in the design of senior living and care environments. With a background of more than 40 years, the firm is recognized as one of the nation's most experienced and innovative design firms for the senior living industry.  Having completed projects in 32 states and numerous design awards for its work, Lantz-Boggio Architects is procedurally organized to efficiently perform full scope services throughout the United States for the execution and administration of the client's entire building program. With a team of skilled architects, technicians, and interior designers, the firm is committed to outstanding service and design solutions that appeal to the values, desires and expectations of the new and coming generations of seniors and their families. Additionally, Lantz-Boggio is the architect for the Vandenberg Hall project at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. "With its accomplished track record in the industry, Lantz-Boggio is a natural fit to design our newest neighborhood," said Craig Erickson, Executive Director of Wind Crest.  "Our residents and staff look forward to working with the exceptional professionals at Lantz-Boggio and anticipate that they will meet our high expectations for quality work and prompt service." The eighty-four acre community is located on 3235 Mill Vista Road in Highlands Ranch.  In its independent living neighborhood, Wind Crest currently features 575 apartment homes with a variety of one and two bedroom floor plans and pricing options. About Wind Crest: Wind Crest, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson Living numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009.