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Erickson Living News

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:


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...


Aug 19, 2014


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...


Aug 1, 2014


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 , 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...