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Greenspring residents share love of reading with elementary school students

Sep 17, 2020

Springfield, Va. -- According to the children’s literacy nonprofit Reading is Fundamental, “Books have the ability to encourage children to follow their dreams and achieve their potential. Yes, it seems incredible for a book to launch a life, but it happens every day as hungry, inquisitive young minds reach out and grab hold of the new people, places, and ideas that books bring them.”

Ask any parent or grandparent and they are likely to tell you that one of their favorite activities is reading with their child or grandchild. Yet, according to...

No better time to move to Greenspring

Sep 1, 2020

Community members staying safe and healthy while enjoying active lifestyle

Springfield, Va. – September 1, 2020 – During life’s challenges, residents at Greenspring, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, find comfort in knowing they are part of a supportive and caring community. In recent months, as residents and staff have worked together to effectively respond to the coronavirus pandemic, that sense of community has become even more important.

“Based on the exceptional work of Greenspring’s dedicated team of professionals, along with the support of residents, we have...

Senior well-being is “more important than ever”

Jul 30, 2020

Q&A with a leader in the senior living industry

Recently, R. Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer at Erickson Living , manager of Greenspring , shared his unique insights about the overall impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry and the differences between senior living communities like Greenspring and stand-alone nursing homes. Read on to learn more.

Q : How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted seniors in this country?

A: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an...

Greenspring’s student employees take on new roles with enthusiasm

Jul 27, 2020

Youthful exuberance in a time of need

Springfield, Va. -- July 27, 2020 -- Greenspring , an Erickson Living -managed community in Springfield, Va., employs many high school and college students, most as members of the dining services team in the community’s five restaurants. As a result of the physical distancing protocols put into place in response to COVID-19, these students have seamlessly transitioned into new roles, each with a profound dedication to the community members they serve.

“Choosing to...

Greenspring Named Among “Best of Virginia” by Readers of Virginia Living Magazine

Jul 17, 2020

Springfield retirement community recognized for second consecutive year

Springfield, Va. – July 17, 2020 – Greenspring, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has been voted among the Best of Virginia 2020 by readers of Virginia Living Magazine. The community was also recognized in 2019.

According to the publication, winners earned top votes in an online poll that drew more than 54,000 people. With honorees in 103 categories, the Best of Virginia is a statewide guide to...

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...