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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...

Executive Chef Bolsters Culinary Excellence at Maris Grove

Mar 5, 2019

Justin Pagano is passionate about creating an extraordinary dining experience on campus.

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania (March 5, 2019) Le Cordon Bleu-trained Executive Chef Justin Pagano says the restaurants at Maris Grove , an Erickson Living developed and managed community in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, are as professionally managed and operated as any he’s worked in throughout his career.

After graduating from Peter Kump’s New York Cooking School, now called The Institute of Culinary Education, Pagano ran two restaurants at Peddler’s Village, a historic shopping, dining, and lodging resort in Buck’s County, Pennsylvania. He then led the...

Family Connections at Maris Grove

Nov 14, 2018

Employee David Connon loves that his mom lives where he works

Job hunting after 25 years as a Pennsylvania state trooper, in 2009 David Connon applied for a security position at Maris Grove , Erickson Living ’s premiere retirement community in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

“After a few months,” he says, “I realized I’d fallen in love with the place. I liked the people I worked with, and I loved the residents. I came here for a job, and I found a life.”

The security supervisor, David, like other members of the security team, is...

No Need to Wait to Enjoy Carefree Retirement

Aug 9, 2018

Maris Grove residents are thrilled they moved to campus earlier than expected.

John and Carol Broadrick loved their 2,800 square-foot home in the beach resort area of Lew e s, Delaware. But as the grandkids grew up and visited less often, and a replacement roof loomed in their future, they began to think about trading home maintenance responsibilities for carefree living at a retirement community “in about two years.”

“We kept saying, ‘in the future, in the future,’” says Carol.

Then friends announced they’d joined the priority list at ...

Maris Grove Helps Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

Feb 28, 2018

Matt Miller is an everyday hero helping people live better lives.

Glen Mills, PA (February 28, 2018) “I can honestly say I wouldn’t be where I am without tuition reimbursement from Erickson Living,” says Matt Miller, who, in 2004 set his sights on a second career, rose up the ladder, and now serves as director of general services at Maris Grove, the Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Miller, who had an associate’s degree in commercial design, saw a more stable career opportunity in working with his hands. In 2004, a...