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Erickson Living News

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...

Maris Grove Expands Senior Living Options With Innovative Apartment-Style Homes In Delaware Valley

Jul 30, 2012
More and More Seniors Are Opting for Continuing Care Retirement Communities Like Maris Grove, Which Now Reaches 97% Occupancy GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove is taking another step towards providing unparalleled opportunities for more seniors in the Delaware Valley to recognize how they can lead an active and engaged lifestyle while living in comfort, with peace of mind and with sound financial freedom. The new Eagle Pointe neighborhood, consisting of 75 new apartment-style homes, was celebrated Wednesday in a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of a 9 month long project aimed at adding 42 one-bedroom, and 33 two-bedroom...

Scott Gensler Selected as Vice President of Business Development

Jul 12, 2012
New Business Development Unit Enhances Company's Strategic Growth Platform BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---July 12, 2012--- Scott Gensler, Erickson Living's Vice President of Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting, has been selected as the company's new Vice President of Business Development. In this new leadership position, Gensler will work within the company's Corporate Affairs Division to identify and evaluate new business opportunities. "Scott's extensive company and industry experience make him a perfect fit for this position," said Adam Kane, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs. "He is one of the most respected leaders in our company, and has made Erickson Living's business planning process...

Erickson Living Named by IDG's Computerworld to 2012 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 19, 2012
Cited for its team culture of employee engagement, career development, work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, community service out reach and employee benefits/compensation BALTIMORE, MARLAND - June 19, 2011 - Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, today announce that IDG's Computerworld magazine, has selected it as one of the top 100 organizations that provide their information technology (IT) professionals with a creative and stimulating work environment, great career opportunities, as well as exceptional benefits and compensation.  Erickson Living was ranked 93rd on this year's list.  Honorees are included in coverage in Computerworld (June 18, 2012),...

Maris Grove Raises Over $112,000 for Graduating Student Employees

Jun 18, 2012
Scholars' Fund Campaign Yields Significant Contributions from Maris Grove Residents for Students' Continuing Education  GLEN MILLS, PA - With the school year now just about finished, Maris Grove held an award ceremony to honor 34 area "student scholars" who work at the active adult community.  They will benefit from Maris Grove's Scholars' Fund, which provides up to $4,000 per student for their upcoming college or secondary school education. Residents donated 95% of the $112,231 raised in cash and pledged gifts toward the fund during a campaign that spanned from April 23rd - May 29th.  The remaining money raised came from...

Erickson Living Recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the CIO 100 Award Honorees

Jun 1, 2012
Erickson Health Medical Group Quality Indicator Dashboard Raises Quality of Healthcare Services BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---June 1, 2012---IDG's CIO magazine today announces Erickson Living,  a leading national developer and manager of full-service retirement communities, as a recipient of the 2012 CIO 100.  The 25th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Erickson Living's recognition is based on its innovation in creating a Health Group quality indicator dashboard that utilizes Microsoft SQL Server to aggregate information and data sources, including GE's Centricity Electronic Medical Record system.  Specific...

Erickson Living Recognized as a National Top Workplace

May 24, 2012
Serving Senior Marketplace with Commitment to Employee Engagement and Relations  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---May 24, 2012--- Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, has been recognized as a National Top Workplaceamong organizations with more than 1,000 employees by WorkplaceDynamics, experts in organizational health. The list of National Top Workplaces aggregates results from across 30 Top Workplaces publishing partners to identify the best employers in the nation. In addition, the workplace evaluation is based on employee feedback from 805 companies surveyed with 1,000+ employees across the 30 regional Top Workplaces programs. This included survey responses from more...