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Standing out in the crowd

Windsor Run’s top ten list

Created date

July 31st, 2017
Aerial shot of construction site.

First came the site and foundation work. Now visitors to Windsor Run can view the vertical construction in progress on the buildings that will form this exciting new community.

It is no secret that Erickson Living communities stand above the competition when it comes to providing the best in retirement living. Since the announcement of Windsor Run, Erickson Living’s first North Carolina community, demand for this sought-after community continues to grow at a record-breaking pace.

With less than a year until the community welcomes its first residents, more than 75% of the first apartment homes are now sold out. 

The following are the top ten reasons why Windsor Run is one of the most sought-after continuing care communities in the nation.

1. Full-service medical care

Healthy living is a hallmark of the Erickson Living lifestyle. A key facet of this unbeatable lifestyle is the on-site, full-service medical center providing first-rate, proactive, and personal health care. And Windsor Run is no exception.

Once open, Windsor Run will offer a level of care unavailable at other retirement communities, including services dedicated to providing the best care possible. The hand-picked medical staff will specialize in the unique needs of the aging population and work exclusively with community members. They will provide personalized care, same-day appointments, and proactive care focused on the individual’s own goals for living.

2. Sound financial structure

Thanks to a solid financial structure that includes a 90% refundable entrance deposit (as detailed in the Residence and Care Agreement), a dependable monthly service package, and unbeatable amenities and services, community members at Windsor Run will balance their budgets with confidence, knowing with certainty that no matter what the financial future holds, their investment is safe and their future is secure.

At the heart of Windsor Run’s financial structure is the 90% refundable entrance deposit. The entrance deposit is the cost of a resident’s apartment home and is based on the home’s individual features. 

In addition to the refundable entrance deposit, moving to Windsor Run offers the many benefits of the monthly service package.

The monthly service package covers the costs of all utilities, all major repairs, 24-hour security, one meal a day in any of the community’s three restaurants, and cable television. 

Several amenities not available when living in a house—including home and seasonal maintenance, professional landscaping, furnace heat pump inspections and air-conditioning, and snow removal and lawn care—are also part of the package.

3. Dedicated staff  

Each year, as noted in the resident satisfaction surveys, Erickson Living residents point to the strong partnership between community members and staff as a prime benefit of the Erickson Living lifestyle. 

Even now, months before Windsor Run opens its doors, visitors to the sales center receive a warm welcome from members of the energetic sales team on hand to help with answering questions and providing the resources necessary to make informed decisions. 

“My husband Dave and I had been exploring potential places for our retirement years for quite some time,” says Sally Welday. “At our first visit to the Windsor Run sales center, everyone was extremely helpful and encouraging. Now that we are planning for our upcoming move, those same staff members continue to show us support by giving us helpful advice and warmly caring for us and our hopes for our future.  

4.  Security

Windsor Run community members will enjoy the peace of mind that comes from top-notch security, such as electronic locks on all apartment homes, the exterior doors of residence buildings, and all garages, as well as professional security personal located at the main entrance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

In addition, Windsor Run provides on-site emergency medical technicians able to respond in minutes and secure Wi-Fi included in the monthly service package.

5. Superior dining

At Windsor Run, three distinct dining venues will feature delicious and healthy food options presented as part of Erickson Living’s Signature Dining experience. In addition, dining at Windsor Run will provide opportunities to meet friends and experience new culinary adventures.

For those looking for a casual meal, a pub-style restaurant will offer small-plate items like pizza, quesadillas, sandwiches, and burgers. The second dining option is a deli-style restaurant serving a variety of menu items in a fast, casual environment. 

And the third restaurant will provide guests with the more traditional sit-down dining experience enjoyed over three or four courses. Guests may also choose to relax in the restaurant’s bar and lounge area offering a specialty menu of small-plate options and signature cocktails. Outdoor seating is also available for dining under the Carolina blue sky. 

6. Convenience

Convenience will be key for Windsor Run community members. All apartment homes will enjoy direct access to the wide range of options to stay healthy and active, including an on-site medical center, a professionally staffed fitness center, and dining options.

The three-story, 56,000-square-foot Woodland Commons Clubhouse will offer an on-site medical center staffed with full-time board-certified physicians; a state-of-the-art fitness center; an all-season junior Olympic-size pool; three dining options; a movie theater, marketplace, salon and spa; an art studio and classrooms. The clubhouse is connected through climate-controlled walkways to the residence buildings. 

In addition to the plentiful amenities located inside, the Woodland Commons clubhouse features enviable outside features, including a back patio with brick fireplace, a putting green, dog park, and a cornhole lawn.

7. Numerous activities

One of the biggest benefits of living at an Erickson Living community are the numerous opportunities for social interaction; for example, dining with neighbors, participating in clubs and activities, and volunteering. 

These opportunities begin as soon as a potential Windsor Run community member joins the priority list. Members receive a wide variety of invitations to special events, luncheons, seminars, and a holiday champagne brunch. These events allow members to get to know the people who may one day be their neighbors.

8. Maintenance-free living

Each Windsor Run apartment home provides maintenance-free living, meaning that with one phone call a maintenance person will arrive in short order to carry out maintenance repairs or replacements professionally, efficiently, and at no charge. 

9. Peace of mind

As a continuing care retirement community, which will provide several levels of on-site continuing care in the future, Windsor Run will be able to offer community members the peace of mind that comes with knowing they have a home at Windsor Run no matter what the future holds. 

10. Modern home living

Windsor Run’s residence buildings will feature a wide variety of apartment designs, each boasting amenities already popular at other Erickson Living communities, including airy layouts and beautiful finishes; modernized kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances; full-size, side-by-side washers and dryers; walk-in closets; ceramic tile in the bathrooms; and custom flooring and light fixtures.