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Erickson Living News

Maris Grove Residents Welcome Chester Children's Chorus Founder And Artistic Director For Discussion On The Arts

Mar 6, 2014
GLEN MILLS, PA - The Maris Grove Resident Outreach Committee recently hosted a special event in the Cardinal Theatre where Dr. John Alston, the founder and artistic director of the Chester Children's Chorus gave a discussion entitled "Is Chester Possible?" which explored impact of poverty and violence on Chester's children and how the arts are revitalizing the city of Chester. Dr. Alston talked about the Chester Children's Chorus and the impact that music has had on the young lives. The Resident Outreach Committee also gave Dr. Alston a special gift in the form of a $400 donation, which the residents...


Feb 11, 2014

Meeting the Demand for Senior Housing in Northern New Jersey

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND -- February 11, 2014 -- Erickson Living, a leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in the United States, has started construction of a new 540,000-square-foot CCRC at 535 Mountain Avenue in New Providence, New Jersey.

 "A retirement community in northwest Union County is a natural extension of Erickson Living's commitment to serving the state of New Jersey," said Chris Emmett, Vice President of Regional Operations for Erickson Living. "Lantern Hill is a premier property, and...

Erickson Living Expands into Florida Market

Jan 30, 2014

Devonshire at PGA National has new ownership and management company

January 30, 2014 - Erickson Living , a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), announced today its ownership of and new role as management company for Devonshire at PGA National , and its continuing care neighborhood, Chatsworth at PGA National . "We are proud and excited about bringing the Erickson Living lifestyle to southeast Florida and expanding our management portfolio to 17 campuses nationwide," said Alan Butler, CEO. "We consider Devonshire to be a premier life care retirement community...

Erickson Advantage® Receives Top National Rankings

Nov 18, 2013

CMS Provides Confirmation of Exceptional Performance and Services 

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - November 18, 2013 - Erickson Living announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage®, has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2014 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C, and 4.5-stars for Parts C and D combined. The Part C 5-star rating is the highest rating a Medicare health plan can receive for quality in five categories: staying healthy, managing chronic conditions, ratings of responsiveness and care, complaints and appeals, and health plan customer service...

Erickson Living Named as Top Agency by HomeCare Elite™

Nov 14, 2013

Rankings Reflect Erickson Living as Leader in Home Health

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND---November 14, 2013---Erickson Living announced today that for the third consecutive year it has been named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite™ , a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. The Erickson Living communities named "Top Agencies," include Oak Crest (listed among the top 100 agencies), Fox Run and Greenspring (listed among the top 500 agencies), and Cedar Crest and Riderwood (listed among the top 25 percent...


Oct 8, 2013

Real Estate Development and Finance Professional Joins Corporate Leadership Team

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND --- October 8, 2013 --- Erickson Living has selected Louis O. Kiang as its Director of Development. In this new position, Kiang will play a key role in thecompany's future project development, design, and management.

Kiang has over 25 years of experience working with major national banks and real estate development companies. His expertise includes property acquisition and improvement, development and design, and leasing and sales. Prior to joining Erickson Living, Kiang held several management positions with development companies. That experience...

Erickson Living Named by IDG's Computerworld to 2013 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 17, 2013

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

BALTIMORE, MD - June 17, 2013 -Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, today announces that IDG's Computerworld magazine has selected it as one of the top 100 organizations that have created a dynamic and challenging environment for their information technology (IT) professionals, where creativity is valued, career opportunities are advanced and great benefits are provided.  Erickson Living was ranked 13th this year, up from 93rd on last year's...

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...


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...