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Staying connected, engaged and healthy at Greenspring

Jul 1, 2020

Award-winning television station keeps community up-to-date throughout COVID-19

Springfield, Va. – July 1, 2020 – Honored with 33 International Telly Awards over the last 16 years, the in-house cable television station at Greensping , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , provides residents with up-to-date news and outstanding original programming. Since the first cases of COVID-19 began to appear in the U.S. earlier this year, GSV-TV, Channel 1960 has served as one of the primary sources of important, time-sensitive news...

Erickson Living Named by IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld to 2020 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 24, 2020

Team-Oriented Culture Opens Pathways for Career Growth and Success

Springfield, Va., June 24, 2020 – Erickson Living , developer and manager of Greenspring, today announced that IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld has selected it as one of the Best Places to Work in IT for 2020. Specifically, the company was ranked No. 13 among large organizations and recognized for having great benefits and compensations, along with dynamic and rewarding environments for its information technology (IT) professionals.

“We are greatly honored to be...

Greenspring’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping New Residents Make Move

Jun 5, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Springfield, Va. – June 5, 2020 – Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering...

Neighbors helping neighbors

Jun 3, 2020

Community creating connections during COVID-19

Springfield, Va. – June 4, 2020 – Author Maya Angelou once wrote, “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” Never has this statement been truer than in recent weeks, as generous neighbors look for ways to reach out to others in the midst of social distancing efforts.

At Greenspring, a continuing care retirement community managed by Erickson Living, members of the Resident Council initiated a new program to help facilitate connections and meet the emotional needs of their fellow neighbors.

“The...

‘Extraordinary efforts’ at Greenspring

May 8, 2020

“Across our family of communities, residents and staff are taking extraordinary steps to protect the health and safety of our loved ones, friends, neighbors, and caregivers,” says Erickson Living CEO R. Alan Butler , in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This commitment and dedication could be seen daily at Greenspring , an Erickson Living -managed community in Springfield, Va., as staff are working tirelessly to serve and protect each and every community member.

“The staff, community resources, housekeeping, resident services, security, GSV-TV, and so many others...

Sharing the love at Greenspring

Feb 27, 2020

Springfield, Va. – February 25, 2020 – Residents at Greenspring , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , celebrated Valentine’s Day with a Motown Dance Party earlier this month.

Emcee Janelle Cesari, Community Resources Coordinator, kicked the festivities off by introducing the opening act, resident Elisabeth Burnett and her dance partner, Mark, as they performed a red hot rumba to Andrea Bocelli’s “Besame Mucho”.

Members of Greenspring’s Ballroom Dance Group received VIP invitations, and were the among the first—and last—out on the...

Greenspring Volunteers to Improve Local Community

Feb 3, 2020

Residents and staff participate in MLK Day of Service

Springfield, Va. – February 3, 2020 – On Friday, January 24, 2020, 21 residents and staff from Greenspring , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , participated in a Day of Service to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

This year marked the 25 th anniversary of the holiday, which is observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off” to honor the Civil Rights leader’s life...

Greenspring Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Potomac Café

Jan 31, 2020

Springfield, Va. – January 31, 2020 – Greenspring , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living ®, recently celebrated the re-opening of one of its signature dining venues, the Potomac Café.

Located in the community’s Town Center clubhouse, the Potomac is open all day, and features short-order favorites like salads, deli wraps, and tasty breakfast sandwiches. With a brand new pizza station, grill, deli station and hot line, the newly renovated Café will add even more variety and diversity to Greenspring’s robust menu options on campus.

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Greenspring Residents Honor Everyday Heroes

Jan 3, 2020

More than $295,000 contributed to annual Staff Appreciation Fund

Springfield, Va. – January 3, 2020 – Residents at Greenspring , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently made the holiday season a bit brighter for the community’s staff, by contributing $296,156 to the Staff Appreciation Fund.

The annual campaign is organized each year as a way for residents to say “thank you” to hourly employees who provide a variety of resident services throughout the community. This year’s...

Embracing the arts at Greenspring

Dec 27, 2019

Diverse entertainment offerings enhance community’s vibrant retirement lifestyle

Springfield, Va. – December 27, 2019 -- With nationally known live music venues such as Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts , the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts , and the National Theater, mere miles from Greenspring , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , residents there enjoy unparalleled access to world-renowned entertainment. This close proximity also provides the unique opportunity to host similar high caliber performers right on the community’s scenic 58-acre campus....