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Maris Grove Resident Writes Book of Poetry During Pandemic

Sep 14, 2020

Carl Koch, a resident of Maris Grove , an Erickson Living senior living community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, enjoys an active lifestyle. He and his wife, Nancy, keep busy with all types of activities, including card games, movies, live theater, crafts, and getting together with friends.

In March, to pass the time during Pennsylvania’s stay-at-home order, Carl started writing poems and discovered his passion for creative writing. Since he wrote so many poems, he decided to self-publish a book titled “Pandemic Poet: Passing the time during lockdown.”


Maris Grove Holds Ceremonial Beam Signing for New Continuing Care Building

Sep 4, 2020

Delaware County’s premier continuing care retirement community expands health care options.

On August 28, 2020, Maris Grove , a distinctive senior living community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, developed and managed by Erickson Living , held a ceremonial Beam Signing for the construction of Evergreen Pointe, a new three-story, more than 76,000 square-foot assisted living building on campus. Throughout the country, Erickson Living communities are known for their dynamic lifestyle, state-of-the-art amenities, and superior health and wellness services. It’s this commitment to innovation and excellence that makes Maris Grove an ideal choice...

Parallel lives come together at Maris Grove

Sep 3, 2020

A special friendship blooms at active senior living community in Glen Mills.

When we meet someone new, a few simple questions (Where did you grow up? Go to school? Work? Where do you worship?) help us discover the people and places we have in common.

Such was the case for Maggie Arbuckle and Joanne Lennon, residents of Maris Grove , an Erickson Living -managed community in Glen Mills, Penn. Their answers revealed some surprising connections and launched a deep friendship both women cherish. “We should have known each other...

Moving ahead safely during Covid-19

Aug 20, 2020

Couple is happy they didn’t wait to move to Maris Grove

Spring is typically the best time to sell your home, and this past season was no exception. Low interest rates enticed buyers, creating opportunities for quick sales at high prices. Even COVID-19 couldn’t turn away those motivated buyers.

Despite the restrictions on in-person home sales, the real estate market remained strong, prompting many seniors to sell. Michael and Judy Burgstein, residents of Maris Grove , the Erickson Living -managed senior living community in Glen Mills, Pa., were among...

Maris Grove Named a 2020 Top Workplace by Philadelphia Inquirer

Aug 18, 2020

Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, has been named a "2020 Top Workplace" in the Philadelphia Area by the Philadelphia Inquirer. This is the sixth consecutive year Maris Grove has received this recognition.

The 2020 Philadelphia Inquirer Top Workplace awards were determined based on feedback received from an employee survey conducted by Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

"Maris Grove is proud to...

Telemedicine Keeps Maris Grove Residents Safe during COVID-19

Jul 27, 2020

Telemedicine, the name for remote consultations with physicians over a computer or tablet, has existed for decades. Today most insurers, including Medicare, offer coverage for telehealth services.

Reminiscent of the house calls we all remember, it’s a convenient way to see the doctor, especially when you’re not feeling well. Use of telemedicine reached a new level during the COVID-19 outbreak, because patients could see doctors from the comfort and safety of their homes.

The medical center at Maris Grove , the Erickson Living -managed senior...

Communication is Open

Jun 15, 2020

Maris Grove’s TV Studio Keeps Everyone Connected, Engaged, and Informed

Maris Grove , Erickson Living ’s developed and managed senior living community in Glen Mills, PA, has marshaled its in-house TV studio to ensure that all 1 , 700 residents stay connected, engaged, and informed during this time of social distancing.

“At a time like this, accurate, timely information is essential,” says Executive Director Maureen Heckler. “Our residents’ safety and well-being are our priority, and we’re using every communication resource to inform them of...

Erickson Living’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping Residents Make Move to Maris Grove

Jun 4, 2020

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

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 with a trusted senior move manager.

As we face...

Stuck at home? Start decluttering!

May 28, 2020

Maris Grove Personal Moving Consultant provides tips for decluttering.

Of all the tasks associated with moving, downsizing can seem the most daunting. Sorting a lifetime’s worth of possessions takes time. It also can be emotional, because we associate items with people and events that mean something to us.

Due to the recent COVID-19 situation, many people have contacted Jan Schecter, Maris Grove ’s Personal Moving Consultant, about making a move the Erickson Living managed and developed senior living community in Glen Mills, Pa., to ensure...

Maris Grove Residents Express Gratitude During COVID-19 Situation

Apr 28, 2020

While residents at Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed community in Glen Mills, Pa., have been following all CDC protocols for social distancing, the staff have found creative ways to help everyone feel safe, yet connected. A concierge service was developed to leave mail, packages, and essential toiletries on the shelves outside each resident's door, so they don’t have to venture out. The dedicated culinary and dining teams deliver three days’ worth of healthy, nutritious meals and snacks every three days.

In April, as Passover and Easter...