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Q&A with Maris Grove Fitness Manager

Mar 13, 2020

John O’Donnell, LAT, ATC, brings his expertise in athletic training and senior fitness to his role at the senior living community.

The month of March is National Athletic Training Month, which spreads awareness about the vital work of athletic trainers. With more than 25 years of experience as a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Fitness Manager John O’Donnell is a valuable member of the fitness staff at Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania....

Getting Social at Maris Grove

Feb 13, 2020

Residents Stay Young and Healthy by Staying Engaged

Walk into the lobby of any clubhouse at Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living retirement community in Glen Mills, PA, and you’ll feel the energy. The residents are constantly on the go, engaging with friends, learning in classes and lectures, exercising in the gym or pool, playing games, participating in clubs, enjoying live performances, taking field trips…the roster of activities is packed all day, every day. There is something for everyone, even those who prefer...

Maris Grove Celebrates Black History Month with Genealogy Exhibit

Feb 5, 2020

The exhibit showcases a resident’s family history from slavery to freedom.

This February, Maris Grove is celebrating Black History Month by inviting residents and employees of the community to connect personally with the history of the United States at a special exhibit on campus. The exhibition titled “Thru Lucie’s Eyes,” shares resident DeWitte Shipley’s family genealogy from slavery to the present as well as showcases African American history, inventions, music, art, and fashion. The mini-museum will be installed in a vacant apartment at the Erickson Living developed and managed...

Maris Grove Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Continuing Care Building

Jan 30, 2020

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

On January 8, Maris Grove , a distinctive senior living community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, developed and managed by Erickson Living , held a ceremonial groundbreaking 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...

Maris Grove Fitness Manager Share 5 Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year

Jan 6, 2020

John O’Donnell, LAT, ATC, brings his expertise in athletic training and senior fitness to his role at Maris Grove , the senior living community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, developed and managed by Erickson Living .

As Fitness Manager, O’Donnell supervises the fitness staff and oversees the daily operations of all fitness and aquatic facilities on campus. He also provides group exercise instruction, personal training, and promotes fitness opportunities to all Maris Grove residents.

O'Donnell is a...

Entertainment is All Year Long at Maris Grove

Dec 2, 2019

Plenty of entertaining opportunities on campus add to a vibrant lifestyle.

Maris Grove , a senior living community in Glen Mills, PA, developed and managed by Erickson Living , is an entertainment hub all year long. Whether they’re hosting an intimate in-home gathering, large-scale banquet, live performance, or holiday celebration, residents of this amenity-rich community find entertaining easier than ever.

According to Senior Manager of Resident Life Todd Sullivan, residents are active and vibrant, and they love to create meaningful events for friends and family. “They may have...

Technology Is Ageless

Aug 12, 2019

Maris Grove residents are embracing technology and living vibrant lifestyles.

Becky Diamond hasn’t used a stamp in years. She rarely calls, never writes letters, and says Amazon is her “best friend.”

The resident of Maris Grove , a developed and managed Erickson Living retirement community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, exemplifies the new wave of tech-savvy seniors – 66 percent of the US population over 65 – who do everything online, from paying bills to shopping to connecting on social media.

In...

Finding Real Value in a Retirement Community

Jun 12, 2019

Maris Grove Offers Great Value for Price Paid

Maris Grove resident Warner Knobe understands numbers.

The founder and former CEO of three community banks spent close to 50 years in the financial world. He understands financial statements and the picture they portray of an organization’s financial health.

When Warner and his wife Diane were ready to sell their large family home in New Jersey, this self-described “banker through and through” conducted a detailed financial comparison with several retirement communities. They chose Maris Grove ...

Maris Grove Awards $136,800 in Scholarships to Students

May 21, 2019

19 graduating high school seniors were awarded $7,200 scholarships.

Maris Grove , a developed and managed Erickson Living retirement community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, held its annual Scholar Awards Ceremony on May 19. More than 200 residents, students, and family members attended the celebration.

At the event, 19 graduating high school seniors were awarded $7,200 scholarships. The Scholar's Program is funded by the residents of Maris Grove to support high school students employed on campus who have shown commitment to serving the Maris Grove community. Qualifications include working 1,000 hours at Maris Grove's Dining...

Maris Grove Fitness Manager Passionate About Helping Residents Stay Active and Healthy

Mar 25, 2019

John O’Donnell, LAT, ATC, brings his expertise in athletic training and senior fitness to his role at the senior living community.

The month of March is National Athletic Training Month which brings awareness and the importance of their work. With more than 25 years of experience as a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Fitness Manager John O’Donnell is an important member of the Fitness staff at Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed community in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

“I enjoy being an athletic trainer (AT) at Maris Grove because it...