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Erickson Living News

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...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Congressman Patrick Meehan Honors Maris Grove "Olympians"

Jul 16, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan will visit the Maris Grove retirement community at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 21 , to present surprise congressional certificates honoring 17 residents who received medals for their participation in the recent Delaware County Senior Games. In addition, Congressman Meehan will be given a first-hand tutorial on billiards from Gold Medal Billiards Maris Grove resident champion Betty Lynch. Media will have the opportunity to speak with some stellar seniors who, through their exceptional energy, prove that age is not an impasse. There will also be a great opportunity for photos and video of...

Rose Court Continuing Care at Maris Grove Celebrates Five Years of Providing Quality Care in Delaware County

Jul 13, 2014

GLEN MILLS, PA - Rose Court, the continuing care neighborhood for Maris Grove, is celebrating its fifth anniversary as one of Delaware County's premiere facilities for skilled nursing, assisted living, respite care and long-term nursing, short-term rehabilitation and dementia care.

Since Rose Court opened in 2009, the community has cared for nearly 2,600 residents - offering them high-quality programs and services in a unique setting. One example is the Erickson Living "Person Centered Care" program, which provides residents the independence to perform basic activities whenever they wish, e.g., eat, sleep and shower. Maris Grove Executive Director...

Erickson Living Named by IDG's Computerworld to 2014 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 26, 2014

Cited for its Team Culture of Employee Engagement, Career Development, Work-Life Balance, Diversity and Inclusion, Community Service Outreach and Employee Benefits/Compensation

 

June 25, 2014 - Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, today announces that IDG's Computerworld magazine has selected it for the fourth consecutive year as one of the "Top 100 Organizations" that have created a dynamic and challenging environment for their information technology (IT) professionals. Specifically, the company was ranked 14 th (Large Company Category: 5,000+ employees), and recognized for having a work...

Erickson Living Health Services Team Dedicates Time to Habitat for Humanity's Baltimore Build Day

Jun 17, 2014

Striving to Make a Positive Difference in Baltimore City  

(Baltimore, MD) - The  Erickson Living Health Services (ELHS) team volunteered for Habitat for Humanity's Team Build Day in Baltimore City on Friday, May 30, 2014. This is the first volunteer initiative undertaken by the ELHS team, which consisted of community volunteers from various organizations/businesses providing the finishing touches on a newly built housing community.

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"Volunteering for such an important cause was such a rewarding experience," said volunteer April Punzo, Erickson Living's...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maris Grove to Hold Scholars Ceremony

May 30, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - On Sunday, June 1st at  7 p.m., 23 bright, hard-working student scholars at the Maris Grove retirement community will be celebrated at the annual Maris Grove Scholars Ceremony in the community's chapel. The students work for the dining services department and serve meals to residents in the restaurants and will be honored by residents will recognize them for their consistent service and wish them well as they embark on their educational journey. Over $107,000 was raised by residents this year for the $4,000 scholarships that go directly to the students' college or other secondary educational institutions...

LANTERN HILL SALES OFFICE IN NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ SETS ERICKSON LIVING RECORD FOR APARTMENT-HOME PRE-SALES

May 5, 2014

Sales Activity at Erickson's Newest Community Illustrates How Older Adults Want to Live in Union County, New Jersey Region

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Lantern Hill continuing care retirement community has yet to be built (scheduled to open in Fall 2015), but the community's sales office has already set a company record for the quickest number of apartment-home pre-sales in one month.

Since staff began accepting appointments at its Mountain Avenue location on April 1, more than 150 deposits have been received from seniors interested in calling...