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Erickson Living News

Erickson Living Embraces Sinatra 100th Birthday Frenzy

Jun 25, 2015

Sinatra Fans to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Ol’ Blue Eyes

BALTIMORE, Md. – June 25, 2015 – Planning for one of the nation’s largest and most noteworthy celebrations honoring the life and music of Frank Sinatra is underway at Erickson Living communities throughout the country. Preparations have hit high gear, leading up to unique festivities in recognition of what would have been Sinatra’s 100th birthday, on December 12.

Throughout 2015, Sinatra’s 100th birthday is being celebrated around the world with commemorative centennial events, exhibits and new music and film releases. Sinatra’s lasting appeal...

Windsor Run Sales Center Construction Now Underway in Matthews

Jun 22, 2015

Erickson Living’s Windsor Run will meet growing demand for senior housing in Charlotte area

(Matthews, N.C.) — Erickson Living, a leading developer and manager of retirement communities nationwide, has started construction on the Sales Center at Windsor Run, a new Continuing Care Retirement Community being developed in Matthews, N.C.

The Sales Center will be the first building constructed at Windsor Run and is expected to open in late 2015. “We are excited to bring the Erickson Living culture and lifestyle to North Carolina,” said Will Nance, Vice President of Regional Sales. “The Charlotte area is...

A Total of 11 Continuing Care Facilities Managed by Erickson Living Receive Highest Rating from U.S. News & World Report

Mar 5, 2015

Baltimore, Maryland (March 5, 2015) — A total of 11 Continuing Care facilities managed by Erickson Living have received the highest overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s seventh annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes .

The facilities are located at Ann’s Choice (PA), Brooksby Village (MA), Charlestown (MD), Cedar Crest (MD), Chatsworth at PGA National (FL), Fox Run (MI), Greenspring (VA), Highland Springs (TX), Linden Ponds (MA), Oak Crest (MA), and Riderwood (MD).

Residents at Continuing Care facilities managed by Erickson Living receive a person-centered approach,...

Erickson Living Announces Selection of Joseph Machicote as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Nov 24, 2014

Top Human Resources Executive Joins Corporate-Based Leadership Team

BALTIMORE, MARLAND – November 24, 2014 – Erickson Living has named Joseph Machicote as Senior Vice President, Human Resources (HR). In this executive role, Machicote is responsible for all aspects of HR throughout the enterprise, which include, leadership and employee development, succession planning, employee relations, talent acquisition, personnel policies, corporate communications, and compensation and benefits.

Machicote has over twenty-five years of experience working in HR and has held several leadership and hospitality roles throughout his career. Most recently, he served as Vice President of HR and...

Erickson Living Goes “Tech-Savvy” with New Digital App

Nov 11, 2014

Research-based digital platform enhances residents’ lifestyle and experience

Research reflects that seniors today are becoming more connected than ever, and have a strong interest in digital technologies and applications that can easily connect them with community services and programs. Based on this understanding, Erickson Living has established a proprietary app, called MyErickson . The free app is currently available for download at pilot locations ( Charlestown and Riderwood) for participating residents and their families, prospects and staff at Google Play and iTunes. The integrated digital platform that supports all of...

50th Anniversary of Gilligan's Island: Residents at Greenspring Retirement Community Recreate Iconic Cast Photo

Sep 17, 2014

(Springfield, Va.) - It was 50 years ago this September 26th that Gilligan's Island first appeared on television. While the show only ran for three years, it made a significant cultural impact on multiple generations. To celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the show, seven residents from Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Va. recreated an iconic Gilligan's Island cast photo:

ABOUT GREENSPRING:

Greenspring , one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia. The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many...

TAKING THE FIGHT TO END ALZHEIMER'S TO THE POOL

Aug 19, 2014

CHARLESTOWN RETIREMENT COMMUNITY HOSTS SWIM-A-THON FOR ALZHEIMER'S CARE AND RESEARCH

On August 15, Charlestown Retirement Community residents and members of the Greater Baltimore community came together to raise awareness regarding memory fitness and proceeds for Alzheimer's research through a swim-a-thon called "Laps for Memory Fitness."  Over fifty swimmers took to the Charlestown pool after a special event kick-off featuring local Baltimore celebrities.   At the end of the day, swimmers completed hundreds of laps and raised over $2,000 for the Alzheimer's Association and Charlestown Memory Support Program. Charlestown Resident Life Director, Sherry Parrish, served as MC and started...

Christmas Comes Early For Head Start Students In Delaware County As Maris Grove Residents Donate School Supplies

Aug 7, 2014

GLEN MILLS, PA - It was a veritable early Christmas at Maris Grove for some local students as gifts in the form of learning tools were put under, and in, trees setup in the lobbies of the community's clubhouses.

Hundreds of items, or six large cartons of school supplies, including pads, pens, pencils, crayons and construction paper were donated to the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) Head Start School in Marcus Hook. The DCIU is a regional education services agency whose mission is to provide leadership for the development of innovative and cost-effective programs to meet the...

TAKING THE FIGHT TO END ALZHEIMER'S TO THE POOL

Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTOWN RETIREMENT COMMUNITY TO HOST SWIM-A-THON FOR ALZHEIMER'S CARE AND RESEARCH

CATONSVILLE, MD - On Friday, August 15 th at 12:30 pm, Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville, Maryland, will host "Laps for Memory Fitness," a swim-a-thon raising proceeds for the Alzheimer's Association and Charlestown Benevolent Care Fund.  The event is open to the public and people can register at http://lapsformemoryfitness.weebly.com/ , or by calling Jessie Krebs at (410) 371-0397. The event will highlight the Memory Fitness component of Charlestown's Memory Support Program, which aims to strengthen one's memory through physical fitness as well as stress reduction...

Maris Grove Resident Olympians Honored for Bringing Home Medals in Delaware County Senior Games

Jul 21, 2014

GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove isn't just your grandmother or grandfather's retirement community. It's a thriving campus of medal-winning athletes! There were a total of 25 medals won by 17 residents at the Delaware County Senior games held last month.

Earlier today, United States Congressman Patrick Meehan came to Maris Grove to honor some of these stellar Olympians and try his hand at some billiards techniques with the help of Women's Singles Billiards Champ Betty Lynch. The congressman presented nine of the athletes with an official Congressional Citation for their achievements. "I was very surprised...