A professional from the Custom Interiors department meets with a client to review fabric samples.

If you’re thinking about downsizing and moving to Maris Grove, Personal Moving Consultant Jan Schechter brings peace and organization to what can feel like an overwhelming process. 

Tech-savvy Becky Diamond shows off a photo she enhanced using Photoshop. Becky also teaches iPhone classes to her fellow Maris Grove neighbors.

Becky Diamond hasn’t used a stamp in years. She rarely calls, never writes letters, and says Amazon is her “best friend.”

The Maris Grove resident exemplifies the new wave of tech-savvy seniors—66% of the U.S. population over 65—who do everything online, from paying bills to shopping to connecting on social media. 

English natives Tony and Elizabeth Pell seen here standing in front of a bar.

Finding smaller homes is easy when you’re ready to downsize. Often, the challenge is finding something large enough. 

Maris Grove Fitness Manager John O’Donnell and Stephen Smith train together at the on-site fitness center.

Stephen Smith had been active his entire life. An avid kayaker, sculler, and surfer, he spent his career building museum and trade show exhibits. “The exhibits had to go up in a few hours and be taken down immediately after the event,” he recalls. “It was a physically demanding and stressful job.” 

Maris Grove’s color guard on parade (from left) Leonard Mendel, George Huemmrich, Paul Gaver, and Bob Richmond.

As the song declares, the Stars and Stripes are “forever.” Maris Grove’s veterans club makes sure they are on display in a big way three times a year at the Delaware County, Pa., Erickson Living community. 

Maris Grove is offering a rare opportunity to save $20,000 on your monthly service package (MSP) for new reservations on select homes between now and the end of November.

Maris Grove is offering a rare opportunity to save $20,000 on your monthly service package (MSP) for new reservations on select homes between now and the end of November.

Maris Grove’s priority list members have access to Erickson Realty and Moving Services and Personal Moving Consultant Jan Schechter.

Every home seller wants top dollar. Yet, too many leave money behind because of common mistakes.  

Maris Grove Personal Moving Consultant Jan Schechter offers her insights into how to avoid those mistakes and maximize your profits.    

It’s a product

The Live the Life program allows priority list members to spend time at Maris Grove to sample what life is like firsthand.

If you’re curious about what life at Maris Grove is really like, joining the priority list is the sure way to find out. Members receive insider information, exclusive invitations to events on campus, opportunities to enjoy the amenities, and access to numerous realty and moving services that can simplify moving and save you money.

Eleanor and Charlie Barr, posing here in their home, moved from a 55-plus community to Maris Grove because of its full continuum of care.

Once you’ve decided to downsize and move, you have another big decision to make: Should you choose a 55-plus community or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Maris Grove?