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Erickson Living Named by IDG’s Computerworld to 2016 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 15, 2016

Innovative IT Work Environment Sets Standard in Senior Housing Industry

BALTIMORE, MD. – June 15, 2016 – Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, today announced that IDG’s Computerworld magazine has selected it as one of the “top 100 organizations” that have created dynamic and rewarding environments for their information technology (IT) professionals. Specifically, the company was ranked No. 23 among large organizations, and recognized for having work cultures where creativity is valued, career opportunities are advanced, and great benefits and compensation are provided.

“We are thrilled...

Wind Crest Resident Determined to Beat His Post-Polio-Syndrome Hits Ski Slopes Again

Jan 27, 2016

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (January 27, 2016) -- Dr. Severance Kelley, a retired psychiatrist living at Wind Crest retirement community, has decided to defeat post-polio syndrome, which has left him nearly paralyzed from the waist down, and take up skiing again.

In February he will strap on his sit-ski and join an international group of fellow paraskiers through the National Sports Center for Disabled’s Access Ski program at Winter Park Resort.

Dr. Kelley, who had polio as an infant, enjoyed many years of active living and downhill skiing, but developed muscle weakness and atrophy in both...

Erickson Living Making its Mark in Senior Housing Industry

Jan 20, 2016

Record Entrance Fee Settlements & Reduced Hospital Readmission Rates Reflect Key 2015 Accomplishments

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (January 20, 2016) — As demand for quality and affordable senior housing and health care services increased, Erickson Living continued to take steps in 2015 to enhance its position and product offerings in the senior marketplace. As a result, the company is now the third- largest independent living provider in the country, and its integrated health-care and wellness services continue to drive key health services outcomes, reflecting the highest standard of operational excellence and best practices in geriatrics....

Erickson Advantage® H5652 Receives Top National Rankings

Nov 30, 2015

CMS Provides Confirmation of Exceptional Performance and Services

BALTIMORE, MD – November 30, 2015 – Erickson Living announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage®, has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2016 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C and 5-stars for Part D. A 5-star quality rating is considered exceptional and reflective of the highest-quality products and coordinated healthcare for seniors and Medicare beneficiaries.

"This rating signifies the quality performance of our entire health care model and team, as well as our interdisciplinary approach,”...

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...