Brad (Robert Goolrick), Sol (Adron Krekeler), Opal (Jane Ford), and Gloria (Sue Franke) toast their new “friendship” and living arrangement in Everybody Loves Opal.

Known for entertaining audiences while also supporting local theater arts students, the Greenspring Players, the all-volunteer performing arts group at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., once again received high accolades for their recent production of Everybody Loves Opal by John Patrick.

Catherine McKenna, seated here in a red armchair, enjoys reading in the extra-large living room in her Georgetown home.

“I absolutely love my apartment home. It is just beautiful,” Catherine McKenna says of her extra-large one-bedroom-with-den Georgetown apartment home at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va.

This year marks Catherine’s fourteenth year in her home at Greenspring, and she’s as happy as ever.

Greenspring softball team manager Jim Coulter pitches to his teammates during an indoor, off-season practice.

In the famed movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner’s character, Ray Kinsella, discovers that if he builds a ball field on his Iowa farm, former baseball legends will come to play ball. 

Fred Booth poses with his 200 model trains and the custom train cabinet he had made to display them.

"My trains are very important to me,” says Fred Booth in reference to his extensive model train collection. “They are a link to both of my grandfathers who worked on Rock Island. I knew I wanted to move to Greenspring [an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va.], but the trains had to come with me.

Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves has helped hundreds of people move to Greenspring in Springfield, Va.

"Once we made our deposit, [Personal Moving Consultant] Anna Greves came out to our house to help prepare us for our move,” says Steve Arpee, who, along with his wife Janet, moved to Greenspring from their house in Washington, D.C., last year. “What we weren’t prepared for was just how helpful she would be. She was invaluable to us throughout the entire process.”

In 2017, Bloomberg reported that U.S. seniors are employed at the highest rates since 1962, with almost 19% of people 65-plus working at least part time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that number is expected to continue rising. The Bureau estimates that by 2024, 36% of 65 to 69 year olds will be active participants in the labor market.

On May 3, Americans across the country recognized the National Day of Prayer, an annual day of observance designated by the U.S. Congress, offering Americans the opportunity to turn to God in prayer and meditation.

Members of the Greenspring priority list enjoy numerous special events and seminars including invitations to the popular home expo held in April.

Spring is in the air at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va. As members of the tennis club dust off their rackets and devoted gardeners flex their green thumbs, the community celebrates with a renewed sense of energy, excitement, and growth.

(From left) Barbara Kauke and Gladys Baker, leaders of the Greenspring Great Decisions discussion group, prepare for club’s eighteenth year at the community.

Greek philosopher Plato once remarked that “a good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.”

With the primary purpose of keeping up to date on important foreign policy issues, community members at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., recently kicked off the eighteenth year of their Great Decisions discussion group.