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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...

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...