PATRICIA SWAN NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LANTERN HILL

Swan Assumes Leadership Role of New Erickson Living Community in New Providence, NJ   NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Erickson Living announced today that it has selected Patricia Swan as executive director of Erickson Living's newest community, Lantern Hill, a new 540,000-square-foot continuing care retirement community in New Providence, NJ. Patricia brings years of sales, marketing, management, retail business and entrepreneurship to this position. Prior to joining Lantern Hill, she held the position of associate executive director of another Erickson Living community, Highland Springs, located in Dallas, TX. "We are very excited to have Patricia lead the team at Lantern Hill," said Erickson Vice President of Regional Operations Chris Emmett. "She is a leader in senior living who has a passion and commitment to excellence who will work with a staff whose number one goal is to provide superior service for the residents." Patricia's career includes many years of professional sales and sales training for Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Patricia joined the senior housing industry in 2002 working for Kisco Senior Living. [caption id="attachment_110476" align="alignright" width="199"] Patricia Swan, Executive Director, Lantern Hill[/caption] In 2013, Patricia joined Erickson Living as the associate executive director of Highland Springs. Patricia said, "Lantern Hill is the perfect retirement destination spot for retirees looking to pursue their passions and live a hassle-free lifestyle. I am so happy to be a part of the team that will help ensure an active and engaging way of life for the residents and look forward to helping create something special in New Jersey for older adults." Originally from Baltimore, MD, Patricia attended the College of William and Mary. Lantern Hill is the third Erickson Living community in New Jersey; others are located in Morris and Monmouth counties. The current plan is for the CCRC to open in the second half of 2015.  The on-site sales office opened earlier this month. About Erickson Living:  Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing-care retirement communities, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at www.ericksonliving.com. About Lantern Hill: Lantern Hill is located in the township of New Providence (Union County), New Jersey.  The nearly 21-acre site is the perfect northern/central New Jersey retirement destination.  More information about the community can be found at: www.lanternhillcommunity.com. Photo: Patricia Swan.