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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....

Greenspring Yacht Club Celebrates Another Great Season

Nov 22, 2019

Sailors enjoy camaraderie and challenge as part of vibrant retirement lifestyle

Springfield, Va. – November 22, 2019 – This month, members of the Greenspring Yacht Club gathered for their annual awards banquet to celebrate the conclusion of their 19 th season. At the well-attended event, awards were presented to Don Kraft for Top Sailor, Chris Mansuy for Most Improved Sailor, and Fran Darnton for Sailor of the Year.

All members of the Yacht Club are residents of Greenspring, a senior living community developed and managed by ...

Greenspring Celebrates Diversity at Annual Expo

Nov 12, 2019

Springfield, Va. – November 12, 2019 – Greenspring, a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living, celebrated its rich diversity last month at the “Around the World” Expo.

Hundreds of staff and residents attended the annual event, where they enjoyed food from around the world, entertainment and prizes. Featured performances included dancing in Bollywood and Bhangra traditions, as well as dancers and drummers from the KanKouran West African Dance Company and a Latin bachata followed by engaged audience participation.

An interactive postcard station encouraged attendees to take a photo and...

Tech adoption on the rise among residents at Greenspring

Sep 27, 2019

Digital savvy at Springfield retirement community mirrors national trend

Springfield, Va. – September 27, 2019 – A recent survey by AARP projects that, “by the year 2030, nearly 132 million Americans age 50 and older will spend upwards of $84 billion a year on technology products.” The survey goes on to report that 91 percent of those age 50 or older currently use a computer and 94 percent report that technology helps them keep in touch with friends and family.

Mirroring this growing trend, residents at Greenspring ,...

“Taste of Greenspring” Competition Celebrates Culinary Excellence

Sep 17, 2019

Event showcases community’s talented, expertly-trained dining professionals

Springfield, Va. – September 17, 2019 – Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently held its First Annual “Taste of Greenspring” Culinary Competition. In addition to providing an opportunity for Greenspring’s expertly trained culinarians to showcase their skills, the event featured live entertainment, cooking demonstrations by a guest chef, delicious dessert and chocolate samples, and much more.

Raising the Standards

“Competitions play a vital role in the culinary...

Greenspring Wins 1st Annual Erickson Living Resident Pickleball Tournament

Sep 6, 2019

Teams from four Erickson Living communities compete in fast-growing sport

Springfield, Va. – September 6, 2019 – The team from Greenspring , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently took home first place in the inaugural inter-community pickleball tournament.

Oak Crest , also developed and managed by Erickson , hosted the tournament at their Parkville, Maryland campus. The competition brought together players from Greenspring , Oak Crest ,...