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Erickson Living News

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...


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...

"Winnie's Winners" at Maris Grove Yield Second Highest Donation for Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Apr 24, 2014

GLEN MILLS, PA - Some high-energy Maris Grove residents and staff members laced up their sneakers to support the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware during the agency's 25th Anniversary Run 4 the House 5K Run/Walk.

Maris Grove resident Winnie Meyer, who volunteers each week at the house organized a group of walkers and donors from the Maris Grove community. A total of 20 participants made up "Winnie's Winners!" In addition to walking, Mrs. Meyer helped secure donations in the amount of $1,425 for Ronald McDonald House which will assist them with their efforts. Mrs. Meyer, who...


Apr 15, 2014
Swan Assumes Leadership Role of New Erickson Living Community in  New Providence, NJ NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Erickson Living announced today that it has selected Patricia Swan as executive director of Erickson Living's newest community, Lantern Hill, a new 540,000-square-foot continuing care retirement community in New Providence, NJ. Patricia brings years of sales, marketing, management, retail business and entrepreneurship to this position. Prior to joining Lantern Hill, she held the position of associate executive director of another Erickson Living community, Highland Springs, located in Dallas, TX. "We are very excited to have Patricia lead the team at Lantern Hill," said...


Apr 2, 2014

Northern New Jersey's Newest Continuing Care Retirement Community To Meet Growing Demand for Senior Housing in Region

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On April 1, 2014, Lantern Hill, Erickson Living's newest continuing care retirement community in northern New Jersey, opened its sales office at 603 Mountain Avenue, New Providence. The community, which is currently under construction, is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015. "Our new sales team is very excited about introducing the best in retirement living options and amenities in northern New Jersey," said Erickson Living Vice President of Sales Beth Wolff. "There will...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maris Grove Hosts Club Fair on March 27th

Mar 25, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - On Thursday, March 27th,  Maris Grove will hold a Club Fair for residents which will give them the chance to sample more than 80 different clubs and activities that they can join. The fair will begin at 9 a.m. and finish at 11 a.m. and will take place in the Blue Sky Restaurant, on the second floor of the Cardinal Clubhouse. Some of the clubs and activities that will have tables in this expo-style event will include: The Walking Club Pet Club Tap Dance Group Meditation Trips & Travel Painting & Drawing Chorus Fishing Club  ...

Maris Grove Residents Collect Warm Linens For Stray Cats and Dogs in Area Shelters

Mar 24, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - The Maris Grove Resident Outreach Committee is a group of dedicated, caring community residents who work to assist those who live inside and outside of Maris Grove. The residents in this committee regularly collect food, funds and raise awareness on a variety of issue for the common good. Their latest endeavor involved lending a little support for those who don't have a voice, but need some tender loving care nonetheless. For the third year in a row, the Outreach Committee completed a collection drive of lightly used blankets, towels and sheets for homeless animals at the...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maris Grove Residents Collect Soft Blankets, Towels and Sheets for Local Animal Shelters

Mar 19, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove residents are doing their part to help their furry friends at the Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington, DE and the Delaware County SPCA in Media. For the past week, residents have been dropping off lightly used towels, sheets and blankets at locations in throughout the community's clubhouses for the purposes of providing dogs and cats with warm, clean bedding. On Monday, March 24th, at 10:45 a.m., residents from the Maris Grove Outreach Committee will display the collection before bagging it up and bringing it to the shelters. Media will have the opportunity to...

Maris Grove Employee Receives "Leadership Award" For Demonstrating Erickson Living Values

Mar 11, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove Restaurant Manager Dan Lessard was named a Leadership Award Winner at the Erickson Living Annual Meeting award recognition event in Baltimore, MD. Erickson Living is the developer/management company of Maris Grove. Dan was recognized for his unparalleled management skills as his peers acknowledged him for his professionalism and leadership. Employees from across the Erickson organization nominated members who demonstrate a strong commitment to the Erickson Way culture and values. Of those nominations, each community and corporate department could select one finalist. The Corporate Executive Team then selected the winners. "I greatly appreciate the national recognition and...