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Erickson Living News

Maris Grove Residents Once Again Trot Their Way to Help Deliver Food to Area Needy

Nov 17, 2011
Annual Event Helps Collect Van Loads of Food for St. Katherine's Church GLEN MILLS, PA - As the leaves begin to fall and people turn their attention to the holidays, one more thought comes to mind for many - the spirit of giving.  That's what some residents and staff members of the Maris Grove retirement community did by collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items for the needy. The food collection, which totaled one half-ton, benefits local families in need through St. Katherine Drexel Church in Chester.  This marks the fifth year that Maris Grove has participated in this food...

Rob Gehman, Director of Finance, Receives Inaugural Erickson Living Leadership Award

Nov 17, 2011
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - NOVEMBER 17, 2011 - Rob Gehman, Director of Finance at Erickson Living's Corporate Office in Baltimore, Maryland, received the inaugural Erickson Living Leadership Award for 2011. The recognition was presented to Mr. Gehman during the company's annual meeting in Baltimore, MD on November 15 th . Erickson Living launched an annual award to recognize director-level employees who distinguish themselves with regard to the Erickson Living Mission and continually demonstrate a commitment to the Erickson Living Experience Values.  Those values include respect and caring, diversity, friendliness and enthusiasm, integrity, responsibility, excellence and teamwork. Rob is a "great leader who not...

Erickson Living Joins National Go4Life® Campaign - Promoting Exercise and Physical Activity in Partnership with the National Institute on Aging

Oct 21, 2011
Greenspring to Host Go4Life Campaign Launch Event on November 9, 2011 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - October 19, 2011 - Erickson Living announced today that it is joining the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH in Go4Life®, a new national exercise and physical activity campaign for people age 50+. The goal of Go4Life® is to provide resources to older adults that they can use to incorporate exercise and physical activity into their everyday lives. This federal campaign is based on research showing that exercise and physical activity can help people stay healthy and independent, and prevent some of the chronic conditions...

Erickson Living Announces Baby Boomers' Aging Parents TwitterChat - November 17, 2011

Oct 18, 2011
Helping Adult Children Obtain Invaluable Retirement Living Advice via Social Media BALTIMORE, MARLAND - October 18, 2011 - A first in the senior housing industry....on November 17, 2011, Erickson Living is leveraging one of the world's largest social networking and microblogging services (Twitter) to join in a conversation with the adult children of seniors who are looking for important information about retirement living for their parents.   This TweetChat is scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), and will include the participation of Erickson Living's leadership team members from throughout the country - including, public relations, sales and...

Maris Grove Celebrates Five Years of Serving Seniors

Sep 26, 2011
One of Delaware County's Premier Active Adult Communities Continues its Mission of Providing Quality Care for Older Adults in a Vibrant Setting GLEN MILLS, PA - More than five years ago, nearly 90 acres of land off of Route 322 in Glen Mills, near Route One, was nothing more than woods and fields.  Then the Maris Grove community emerged from this parcel of land and aspired to be a community where older adults could lead an active and engaging lifestyle under one roof with a small town feel in Delaware County. Maris Grove quickly assimilated into the township and its...

Erickson Living Residents and Staff Choose to Remember

Sep 8, 2011
Nationwide Events to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks on 9/11

Baltimore, Maryland --  Erickson Living residents and staff will never forget 9/11 and are planning a variety of events to commemorate the 10 th  anniversary of the terrorist attacks.   Upcoming events include:

Tallgrass Creek, Kansas -- Emergency Responders to be Recognized: On September 18, a local fire and ambulance crew that serves Tallgrass Creek, as well as campus safety staff and their families, will be guests for a special 9/11 recognition noontime brunch.  During this special event, emergency responders will be honored and thanked...

Erickson Living/PRSA MD -- Social Media Training Program

Sep 7, 2011
September 29, 2011 - Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Baltimore, Maryland -- PR/Communication/Marketing professionals are invited to attend the Erickson Living/PRSA MD "Resources & Tools for Public Affairs Success" training program on September 29th at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.  This unique social-media rich one-day program is being offered at a great price - due to Erickson Living's sponsorship of the event. Specific details and registration information on this event can be found at:  http://www.prsamd.org/news/events2011/sep11.htm . Specific sessions scheduled include: The Role of Social Media in Crisis Communications; Twitter Tactics for PR Professionals; State of the News Media 2011; LinkedIn...

Maris Grove Residents Create Clothing Out of Love and for Children Across the World

Aug 19, 2011
Unique Clothing Creation Project Dresses Children in the United States, Africa and Other Parts of the World GLEN MILLS, PA - As we lay our head on comfortable pillows at night, dressed in soft pillow cases, many around the world go without basic clothing.  Those same pillow cases are now being used to address that need. Since this past March, a group of 32 Maris Grove residents have creatively crafted special clothing for the disadvantaged, using only one form of material which we often take for granted - pillow cases. Seventy-five little dresses and britches have been made for the...