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Erickson Living News

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maris Grove Residents Take Another Step Toward Learning Computer Technology

Jun 7, 2013
GLEN MILLS, PA - Seniors at the Maris Grove retirement community are continuing to thrive in the digital world as they strive toward learning newer and newer applications, programs and equipment. Many of these older adults who remember the advent of the television are now sending photos of loved ones through Facebook, learning how to tweet and trying to text. Now, on Monday, June 10 at 2 p.m. , some of these computer-savvy residents will learn how to use another technological tool that will make their lives easy - the Telikin touch-screen computer. The Telikin is...

Maris Grove Residents Go Back to School

Apr 30, 2013
GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove residents and Garnet Valley High School students participated in a Living History event, which was essentially a discussion about The Great Depression and WW II.  This interactive project exposed Garnet Valley 11 th grade American History students to firsthand accounts of significant events in American History and a personal description of what it was like to living during these times in history.   Students prepared and asked questions of the resident panel and the discussions ranged from mass unemployment, bank closings, multiple families living in one home to being drafted into WWII, news sources and...

ERICKSON LIVING ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF CHRISTOPHER J. EMMETT AS REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Mar 29, 2013
Senior Operations Executive with Diverse Healthcare Management Experience Joins Corporate-based Leadership Team BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---March 29, 2013--- Erickson Living has named Christopher J. Emmett as regional vice president of operations.   In his new leadership position, Chris will oversee the company's campus operations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Michigan and Kansas.   [caption id="attachment_45829" align="alignleft" width="292"] Regional Vice President of Operations[/caption] Chris began his career with Erickson Living in 1996.   He has held several management positions with the company, which reflect his superior leadership skills and expertise in healthcare and strategic management.  For the past eight years, he...

Erickson Living Achieves Record 2012 Apartment-Home Sales

Feb 21, 2013

94 Percent Independent Living Occupancy Sets Industry Standard

BALTIMORE, MARLAND - February 21, 2013 - In 2012, Erickson Living achieved record apartment-home sales, securing 1,830 settlements.  This sales milestone is a nearly 16 percent increase in total annual sales from the previous year.  With robust sales, Erickson Living's occupancy continues to exceed industry standards and positions the company for long-term success.      "Our exemplary sales outcomes are directly attributed to our result-driven culture, as well as the commitment, passion and contributions of those who work and live in our communities," noted Tom Neubauer, Executive Vice...

MARIS GROVE RESIDENT "BLANKETEERS" CREATE BLANKETS OF YARN, WARMTH AND LOVE FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

Feb 12, 2013
GLEN MILLS, PA - It's cold outside, but some stellar seniors at the Maris Grove retirement community are working to warm hearts of children with their talent and compassion. Members of the Maris Grove Blanket Circle a.k.a. The Blanketeers packaged up nearly 150 colorful handmade blankets they knitted and crocheted, which are going to children who are part of the Delaware County Head Start Program. The organization will in turn hand these blankets to children as a way to provide comfort. The Blanketeers has promised to make 1,100 blankets to the county Head Start program. Since the inception of blanket...

IT'S OFFICIAL -- SANTA RETIRES AND MOVES INTO AN ERICKSON LIVING COMMUNITY

Nov 30, 2012

YouTube Video Captures Santa Adjusting to New Life and Surroundings   

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND -- November 29, 2012 -- After hundreds of years of hard work, Santa Claus has decided to hang up his jingle bells, park his reindeer, close the woodshop and retire.  Old St. Nick sold his North Pole residence, downsized and moved into retirement paradise at an Erickson Living community, where he is experiencing life as never before.        In a new candid video chronicling his retirement experiences, Santa's up close and personal moments with neighbors are captured as never before.   While he may have...

It's Official - Santa Retires And Moves Into Maris Grove!

Nov 29, 2012

 

GLEN MILLS, PA - After hundreds of years of hard work, Santa Claus has decided to hang up his jingle bells, park his reindeer, close the woodshop and retire.  Old St. Nick has sold his North Pole residence, downsized and moved into retirement paradise at Maris Grove where he is experiencing life as never before.      

This new candid video, produced by Erickson Living in partnership with Maris Grove's resident theatre group, chronicles Santa's up close and personal moments with neighbors as never before.  While he may have...

Erickson Living Selected as Top Agency by HomeCare Elite™

Nov 20, 2012

Rankings based on quality health care outcomes, improvement and financial performance on behalf of residents

 

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---November 20, 2012--- Erickson Living today announced that it has been named as a top-performing home health agency in the United States by HomeCare Elite™ .  Specific Erickson Living communities named as "Top Agencies" include Oak Crest (listed among the Top 500 agencies), as well as Charlestown and Fox Run (listed among the Top 25% agencies). Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite™ identifies...

Seniors Get Tech Savvy as Maris Grove and AT&T Host First Computer Expo Showcasing How Technology Enhances Senior Living

Nov 12, 2012
GLEN MILLS, PA - The digital world is here to stay, and tech-savvy seniors are taking advantage of the opportunities to stay connected with family, track personal finances and health care and be entertained. In fact, a report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 53% of seniors age 65 and up use the Internet! On Tuesday, November 13th and Wednesday, November 14th, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. , Maris Grove and AT&T will host the first ever Senior TechRALLY™  which is much more than a technology workshop - it is the most interactive...

Erickson Living Appoints Debra B. Doyle as Chief Operating Officer

Oct 2, 2012
Driving Innovation, Strategic Growth and Exceptional Customer Service With Proven Leadership BALTIMORE, MARLAND - October 2, 2012 - Debra B. Doyle, Executive Vice President, Health and Operations for Erickson Living, has been named Chief Operating Officer. In her new role, Doyle will report to Erickson Living's Chief Executive Officer, Alan Butler and be responsible for the operations of the business, which include Health and Operations, Human Resources, Legal, Information Technology, Erickson Health Medical Group and Erickson Advantage .

"Since joining Erickson in 2002, Deb has been a dynamic senior leader and champion for creating an...