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Greenspring to Donate $10,000 to Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department

Oct 5, 2012
Greenspring's donation to Station 22 will be used toward fitness equipment and station improvements (SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - Greenspring retirement community will donate $10,000 to Station 22 of the Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department on October 12. The donation, which will be presented during National Fire Prevention Week, serves as a way for Greenspring to extend appreciation for the station's consistent and timely service to the community. "We are so grateful to have the support of Station 22 at Greenspring," said Robin Gliboff, Greenspring's Executive Director. "The station provides first-rate service to our community, and we are delighted to be able...

Greenspring Hosts Over Two Hundred Residents and Guests at 13th Annual Benevolent Care Fund Gala

Oct 2, 2012
(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - More than two hundred residents and special guests attended the 13 th annual Benevolent Care Fund Gala at Greenspring retirement community on Friday, September 28.  This year, "The Roaring 20's"-themed event was highlighted with a performance by The Creole Jumbo Jazz Band. "The Gala is the biggest charity event each year at Greenspring," said Greenspring's Director of Philanthropy, Kimberly Nelson.  "It's always a wonderful night celebrating the generosity of residents, families, staff, our community friends, and our Board of Directors." The gala is part of a series of year-long charity events arranged to raise money...

Greenspring Republican Club to Host Congressional Candidate Chris Perkins and Virginia Victory Chairman Pete Snyder

Sep 25, 2012
WHAT: Congressional candidate, Chris Perkins, will be visiting Greenspring at the invitation of the resident Republican Club on October 2. Perkins won the Republican nomination for Virginia's 11th congressional district on June 12. The 2012 Chairman for Virginia Victory, Pete Snyder, will also be visiting Greenspring on Tuesday. According to Virginia Victory's website, it "is the coordinated campaign in charge of winning the state of Virginia for the Republicans in 2012." BACKGROUND: Greenspring became a precinct in 2003 and traditionally produces the highest voter turnout across the Commonwealth. There are nearly 1900 registered voters residing at the community. WHERE: Greenspring...

Greenspring's Continuing Care Neighborhood Receives a Five-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sep 24, 2012

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - The Continuing Care neighborhood at Greenspring retirement community received the highest score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The Erickson Living community, located in Springfield, Va., earned a 5-star rating in the Overall Quality category in August 2012.

According to the CMS website, the Five-Star Quality Rating System was created to help consumers, their families, and caregivers make an informed comparison among the nation's 17,000 nursing homes that are certified by Medicare or Medicaid.  Each nursing home is assigned a ranking of 1...

Greenspring Wii Bowlers Break Records in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

Sep 20, 2012

Residents of Greenspring earned five gold medals, three silver medals, and two bronze medals in the competition hosted at the retirement community

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - This year, fifteen Greenspring residents competed in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Wii bowling competition.  Greenspring, a Gold Sponsor for the NVSO, hosted the competition for the fourth consecutive year at the community's specially designed alley featuring six virtual bowling lanes.  Overall, over 60 seniors from across Northern Virginia participated in the 2012 NVSO Wii bowling competition at Greenspring. The following Greenspring residents received 2012 NVSO Wii bowling medals: Women: Medal:...

Greenspring Retirement Community to Host Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Wii Bowling Competitions This Week

Sep 17, 2012

WHAT: The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Wii bowling competitions will be taking place at Greenspring retirement community on Tuesday, September 18 (ages 50-79) and Wednesday, September 19 (ages 80-99) this week.

BACKGROUND: Greenspring is a Gold Sponsor for the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.  For the fourth consecutive year, the community will host the Wii bowling events in their specially designed alley featuring six virtual bowling lanes.  Over 20 Greenspring residents will be participating this year along with seniors across Northern Virginia.  Last year, four Greenspring residents received gold medals in their age group during the...

Congressman Gerry Connolly to speak at Greenspring Retirement Community

Sep 14, 2012
WHAT: Greenspring retirement community will host Congressman Gerry Connolly on Tuesday, September 18.  Connolly represents Virginia's 11th congressional district and is seeking re-election in 2012. This event is sponsored by the resident Greenspring Democratic Club.  BACKGROUND: With over 1,900 registered voters at the community, Greenspring is frequented by elected officials and candidates for political office.  Greenspring has been its own voting precinct since 2003 and has historically produced the highest voter turnout across Virginia.  In the 2008 presidential election, nearly 90% of registered voters at Greenspring turned out to vote. WHERE: Greenspring Village Square Theater 7410 Spring...

Over 35 Greenspring Residents to Compete in Northern Virginia Senior Olympics

Sep 11, 2012

Resident Phil Case will be competing in five separate events at the 2012 NVSO

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - Greenspring residents are known for staying fit and active by frequenting the community's fitness and aquatics center and participating in a variety of group wellness activities.  In 2011, the community even partnered with NIH's National Institute on Aging in promoting healthy and active lifestyles for seniors through the Go4Life® campaign .   Each year, Greenspring residents take their talents to the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) where they challenge themselves physically and mentally in a variety...

Candidate for U.S. Senate and Former Virginia Governor, George Allen, to speak at Greenspring

Aug 30, 2012
WHAT: Greenspring retirement community will host former Senator and former Virginia Governor George Allen on Tuesday, September 4.  Allen is a candidate for U.S. Senate , hoping to replace the retiring Senator Jim Webb.  This event is sponsored by the resident Greenspring Republican Club.  BACKGROUND: Greenspring has been its own voting precinct since 2003 and has historically produced the highest voter turnout across Virginia.  In the 2008 presidential election, nearly 90% of registered voters at Greenspring turned out to vote. WHERE: Greenspring retirement community Hunters Crossing Conference Center 7430 Spring Village Drive Springfield, Virginia 22150 WHEN: Tuesday, September 4...

A Seamless Transition: The Goal of Greenspring's Personal Moving Consultant

Aug 28, 2012
Greenspring's personal moving consultant, Anna Greves, has more than 25 years of experience working as a broker in the real estate market in Virginia.  While spending one-on-one time with future residents who are planning a move to the community, Anna aims to take the stress and worry out of the transition.  "It's my goal to shorten the period of time it takes to move to Greenspring, once the decision has been made to do so," said Anna.  Anna, who joined Greenspring in 2008, is available to assist future residents with all aspects of the moving and selling...