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Erickson Living News

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...

Erickson Living Unveils New Customer-Focused Website

Apr 30, 2012
User-Friendly Interactive Online Resource Sets Industry Standard BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - April 30, 2012 - Erickson Living, a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, today announced the launch of its new and improved ericksonliving website.  This redesigned web-platform was created to provide a more custom and interactive experience that engages, educates and inspires customers and other online visitors.  iProspect, a leading global digital performance agency, worked with Erickson Living to establish maximum online visibility across all search engines. "The customer-focused design of this website is unlike any other in the senior housing industry and uniquely brings to life...

Maris Grove Residents Honored for Service by Giving More Than 17,000 Hours of Their Time to Make a Difference

Apr 20, 2012
Compassion, Professionalism and Dedication Keeps Seniors Active and Engaged as Retirement Community Helps "Community" GLEN MILLS, PA - Imagine a retirement community filled with contradiction...retirees who aren't quite retired!  There are many residents at Maris Grove who share their time, talents and gifts helping the local town, county and region by working in a variety of volunteer capacities, and on Wednesday they were celebrated for their second careers at the community. Some of these resident volunteers, who create blankets for children, stockings for soldiers, tutor students, assist patients at local hospitals and improve life for our friends and neighbors, attended...

Erickson Living-Produced Video Reflects Today's Changing Face of Retirement

Apr 20, 2012
YouTube Video Captures 65-Year-Old Diane Pieknik's Lifelong Love of Hockey and Passions for Life BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - April 19, 2012 - As more and more baby boomers are entering retirement age, their impact continues at an unyielding pace and is changing society's age-old notions about retirement...where people are leading a sedentary lifestyle.  To showcase the new-reality and how people are living differently in retirement communities today, Erickson Living has recently produced a refreshing and inspirational  YouTube  video of a  Fox Run  retirement community resident taking to the ice - Diane Pieknik. "We're thrilled to see that...

Signs Pointing Toward Improvement in Senior Housing Market Throughout Country and in Pennsylvania

Apr 13, 2012
Ann's Choice Active Retirement Community One Example, Which Shows Sales Increases in Several Key Areas - Including Settlements and Occupancy Rates  WARMINSTER, PA - As the real estate market looks to rebound throughout the country, parts of the northeast and even here in Bucks County, there appears to be one bright spot that is illuminating positive growth - the senior housing market. As Baby Boomers and seniors search for housing, there is a true boon in rental rates at senior communities throughout the region. According to the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry the year over...

Maris Grove Club Fair Offers Fun and Exciting Opportunities for Just About Everybody

Mar 22, 2012
More Than 170 Clubs Provide Residents with Chances to Keep Active GLEN MILLS, PA - Have you ever wanted to join a dance club?  Perhaps billiards is your cup of tea.  What about bee keeping?!  You name a club or activity and Maris Grove may just about have one for the active senior. The full-service active community showed off a variety of different goings-on to residents, and some members of the public, at the Maris Grove Annual Club Fair. This event gave seniors the chance to explore the vibrant opportunities that the community offers them to join energetic clubs, exciting...

Maris Grove Residents Create Stockings for Soldiers and Gifts of Gratitude for Service Men and Women

Jan 20, 2012
Grassroots Project Grows One Stitch at a Time to Provide Gifts for Soldiers Each Holiday Season GLEN MILLS, PA - Several years ago Maris Grove resident Fannie Kessler traveled around the community with her cloth bag filled with yarn protruding from the top with, the hopes that fellow residents would ask her "what is that?" This was Mrs. Kessler's distinctive, creative and successful marketing tool - aimed at galvanizing support for a cause dear to her heart - to ensure that U.S. soldiers serving abroad would receive tokens of appreciation each holiday season through the Stockings for Soldiers- Delaware, Inc...

Maris Grove Announces Expansion- New Building to Offer Great New Amenities, Floor Plans and Endless Opportunities for Seniors

Jan 20, 2012
Eagle Pointe Expected to Open in Mid-2012, Giving More Delaware County Seniors Chance to Enjoy Their Freedom Years GLEN MILLS, PA - Maris Grove is taking another step towards providing unparalleled opportunities for more seniors in Delaware County, and beyond, to realize how they can lead an active and engaged lifestyle while living in comfort, luxury and with peace of mind. Construction has begun on the second phase of the new neighborhood, which will consist of 75 new quality apartment homes, 42 one-bedroom style residences and 33 two-bedroom styles. Eagle Pointe, which is expected to open this summer, has eight...