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Greenspring Unveils New Design Suite

Jun 19, 2019

Retirement community creates one-stop shop for apartment home custom interiors

Springfield, Va. – Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently opened a brand-new Design Suite to give both current and prospective residents a convenient place to view all of the options available for customizing the interior of their independent living apartment home.

Featuring everything from flooring to window coverings, the new Design Suite provides a unique opportunity for residents to see and feel a wide array of standard...

Greenspring Expo Makes Moving Easy

May 23, 2019

Greenspring, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, recently hosted The Moving Made Easy Expo at the beautiful Waterford at Springfield venue. More than 140 attended the special one-day event, which combined all of the information, experts and services they needed to plan a stress-free move during retirement.

Guests gained valuable knowledge from a series of informative seminars offered by local moving and real estate experts, including “Moving 101”, which broke down the first steps to take when considering a big move. Local real estate agents shared their insight on the current state of the...

Greenspring Voted “Best of Virginia” by Virginia Living Magazine Readers

May 3, 2019

Springfield, Va. – May 3, 2019 – Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , was voted among the Best of Virginia by readers of Virginia Living Magazine.

According to the publication, winners earned top votes in an online poll that drew more than 45,000 participants. With honorees in 106 categories, the Best of Virginia is a statewide guide to favorite picks in Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Living & Recreation, Food & Drink, Shopping and Services. This, the eighth annual Best of Virginia issue, will hit newsstands on May 16....

Greenspring Celebrates Resident Volunteers

Apr 12, 2019

Greenspring, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, recently held the ​Presidential Volunteer Service Awards Annual Ceremony to honor resident volunteers who work vigorously to successfully impact Greenspring and the greater Northern Virginia community.

The President’s Volunteer Service Awards program, created by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation in 2003, "serves as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service." The program continues through the Corporation for National and Community Service through the Points of Light Foundation.

In 2018,...

Greenspring Names Tyshan Wilson Leader of the Year

Mar 29, 2019

Director of Dining Services recognized for contributions to Springfield, Va. retirement community

Springfield, Va. – Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has named Director of Dining Services Tyshan “Ty” Wilson its Leader of the Year. Earlier this month, he was honored along with 19 other leaders, one from each of Erickson Living’s communities across the country, at the company’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Leader of the Year recognition is given to a manager or director who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates...

Greenspring Celebrates Opening of New Continuing Care Building

Mar 27, 2019

Springfield retirement community expands person-centered care with Dogwood Commons

Springfield, Va.— Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community, developed and managed by Erickson Living in Fairfax County, held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on March 22 to celebrate the opening of Dogwood Commons, the new four-story, 77,500 square-foot assisted living and memory care addition to its continuing care neighborhood. The first Dogwood Commons residents moved into the building on February 5, 2019.

“Dogwood Commons is an important and much-anticipated addition to Greenspring’s continuum of care,” said Executive Director Chandra Kumar. “With its state-of-the-art amenities and...

Greenspring Hosts “New Year, New You” Home Expo

Mar 6, 2019

Special event offers sneak peek at community’s vibrant retirement lifestyle

Springfield, Va. — On February 22, Greenspring welcomed nearly 200 visitors, including Priority List members, to campus for its New Year, New You Home Expo. During the special event, guests enjoyed the opportunity to tour apartment homes at the continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Springfield, Va.

The apartment home tour featured some of Greenspring’s most popular floor plans, including one- and two-bedroom models open for visitors to explore. Several current Greenspring residents even opened...

New Chef Brings World of Experience to Greenspring

Mar 1, 2019

Addition to culinary team creates recipe for dining success

Springfield, Va. — At Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Springfield, Va., a team of the finest culinary experts provide delicious and healthy food options as part of an industry-leading signature dining experience.

Giovanni Carlo, Executive Chef at Greenspring’s Woodland Skies restaurant, exemplifies the talent and commitment behind the community’s dining program. An Italian-born chef with international work experience at a variety of world-class establishments, Giovanni strives to meet and exceed the dining expectations of each...

A Healthy Start: Greenspring Kicks off 2019 with Dr. Matt Narrett

Feb 18, 2019

Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community managed by Erickson Living , recently kicked off the new year by hosting more than 50 guests for an enlightening discussion about health and wellness with Erickson Living’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Matt Narrett.

While improving their health is one of the most popular resolutions made by Americans each year, it’s also one of the most challenging to achieve. In fact, according to a recent study by the University of Scranton, nearly 50 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions fall short after just a few months....

Greenspring Promotes Dawn Donnelly to Sales Counselor

Jan 11, 2019

Greenspring is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary “Dawn” Donnelly to Sales Counselor. Increasing demand for the active, engaged retirement lifestyle that Greenspring offers motivated the community to add another Sales Counselor to its team. Donnelly’s experience and commitment were a natural fit for the role.

Since starting her career at Greenspring as a Sales Associate in 2015, Donnelly has helped to strengthen Greenspring’s sales pipeline by cultivating connections with prospective residents. Her focus on welcoming first-time visitors and helping them to understand what life will be like living at Greenspring will continue in her new role....