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Erickson Living, Developer/Manager of Tallgrass Creek, is One of the CIO 100 Award Honorees

Jun 1, 2012
Erickson Living, Developer/Manager of Tallgrass Creek, is One of the CIO  100 Award Honorees BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---June 1, 2012---IDG's  CIO  magazine today announces Erickson Living, developer and manager of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, ,  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...

Erickson Living, the Developer/Manager of Tallgrass Creek, is Recognized as a Natonal Top Workplace

May 25, 2012
Erickson Living, the Developer/Manager of Tallgrass Creek, is Recognized as a National Top Workplace BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---May 25, 2012--- Erickson Living, developer and manager of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS, has been recognized as a National Top Workplace among 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...

Truman Library and Museum to Pay Off Truman's 65-Year Delinquent Newspaper Bill to His Paperboy Who Now Lives at Tallgrass Creek

May 14, 2012
Truman Library and Museum to Officially Pay Off President Truman's Delinquent 65-Year Newspaper Bill To His Retired Paperboy, Tallgrass Creek Resident George Lund, at May 23 "We're Just Wild About Harry!" Fest   WHAT: "We're Just Wild About HarryI'" -- a Wednesday, May 23, celebration of the Truman years by nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. This festive event  will make history when The Truman Library and Museum officially pays off President Truman's delinquent 65-year newspaper bill - which amounts today to  $56.63 (inclusive of interest) - to resident George Lund, who was Truman's...

Nearly 300 Overland Park, KS, Retirees to Celebrate Their Fitness May 11 at Tallgrass Creek's Outdoor Games

May 8, 2012
Nearly 300 Overland Park, KS, Retirees to Celebrate Their Fitness May 11, at Tallgrass Creek's Outdoor Games WHAT: An Outdoor Games  celebration of individual fitness by nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas. Residents will play Bocce, golf, ladder ball, washers, Frisbee toss, and bean bag toss. The games will kick-off with a Pep Rally-style vocal performance by the Tallgrass Creek Chorale. The games are being organized by a resident-run Wellness Committee that formed a Walking Club that walks the Tallgrass Creek campus' 65 acres Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Outdoor Games - now in their...

May 4 Concert at Tallgrass Creek Will Dedicate a $65,000 Home Organ Donated to Residents by Schmitt Music Company

May 3, 2012
May 4 Concert at Tallgrass Creek Will Dedicate a $65,000 Home Organ Donated to Residents by Schmitt Music Company OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 3, 2012) - A Friday, May 4, concert at Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park will dedicate a $65,000 Home Organ donated to residents by Schmitt Music Company. The concert will feature an array of standard songs that are favorites of residents. The Home Organ is coming to Tallgrass Creek as a result of a Schmitt Music Company official's inquiry on behalf of the estate of a music enthusiast. The estate wanted the Home Organ to go...

Erickson Living, Developer and Manager of Tallgrass Creek, Unveils New Customer-Focused Website

Apr 30, 2012
Erickson Living Unveils New Customer-Focused Website; User-Friendly Interactive Online Resource Sets Industry Standard BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - April 30, 2012 - Erickson Living, developer and manager of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS, today announced the launch of its new and improved  Erickson Living 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...

Tallgrass Creek Offers Ten Helpful Tips to Help You De-Clutter Your Home During Springtime

Apr 23, 2012
Ten Helpful Tips to Help You De-Clutter Your Home During Springtime OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 23 2012) -- Spring is the perfect opportunity to tackle the clutter you have accumulated over time.  It seems like an overwhelming task, but not if you follow some basic getting-started tips. "De-cluttering is a great annual spring cleaning ritual," said Jean Dennis, director of sales for Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS.  She offers the following ten helpful tips to place you on the path to de-cluttering your home: 1.  Start Small.  Do a little every day. Set a timer, starting with just...

April 19 Quilts of Valor Ceremony Will Honor 42 WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans at Tallgrass Creek

Apr 16, 2012
April 19 Quilts of Valor Ceremony Will Honor 42 WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War Veterans at Tallgrass Creek An April 19 ceremony in Overland Park, KS, will honor 42 WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans who live at Tallgrass Creek retirement community with Quilts of Valor. Each quilt will have a special patch on it that lists the veteran's name, military branch and years of service. The Tallgrass Creek Quilters worked with the Kansas City chapter of Quilts of Valor to help make the quilts they will provide to the veterans.  Resident Elaine Alexander suggested the Quilt of Valor ceremony...

High School Students and Tallgrass Creek Residents Find Common Ground on the Dance Floor

Apr 5, 2012
High School Students and Tallgrass Creek Residents Find Common Ground on the Dance Floor  OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 4, 2011) - Residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park are now practicing their Electric Slide, Macarena and Booty Call dance moves. They are doing this to prepare for their upcoming Wednesday, April 11, nighttime Spring Fling with students from the Blue Valley North High School. The Spring Fling, which is now in its fifth year, will bring 30 Blue Valley North High School Student Council students and nearly 100 Tallgrass Creek residents together for a night of dancing and the sharing...

Tallgrass Creek Residents to Shoot Hoops Non-Stop in March 23 March Madness Basketball Free Throw Contest

Mar 13, 2012
Tallgrass Creek Residents to Shoot Hoops Non-Stop In March 23March Madness Basketball Free Throw Contest WHAT: A March Madness basketball Free Throw Contest by residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. The residents will shoot baskets non-stop to celebrate the NCAA Tournament success of their beloved Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri basketball teams. SPECIFICS: Each resident will get five shots at the basket. The best shooters will then participate in a winner-take-all "Shootout" from different areas of the court. Winners in the men's and women's division will receive gift certificates and, perhaps  more important, bragging rights as...