Arlyne Goldberg, in a red flapper dress, teaches the Charleston to an inept group of Vaudevillian ghosts and Avon Gard Shakespearian actors.

Last November the Players group at Maris Grove performed A Song for Hamlet, their tenth musical comedy production in as many years at Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa.

Jan Schechter Maris Grove Personal Moving Consultant

Jan Schechter, recently named Maris Grove’s new personal moving consultant, brings excellent credentials to her position.

Marsha Tichi shows off one of the Tichis’ custom closets in their lovely new home at Maris Grove.

Kelly Frich has an enviable job. As the custom interiors coordinator at Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., she spends her days making wishes come true.

This summer, she was doubly busy. June marked the official opening of the first two residence buildings in Maris Grove’s much-anticipated Redwood Commons neighborhood. 

Maris Grove Treasure Chest volunteers Ruth Winbourn (left) and Jean VanVeen amidst some of the treasures that await visitors to the campus resale shop.

When people move to Maris Grove, they gain a carefree lifestyle and also peace of mind, says Director of Philanthropy Barbara Burri. 

An autumnal view of the pond at Maris Grove. Photo by John Toutkaldjian.

For folks who’ve never been to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., scheduling an appointment with Sales Counselor Kimberly Janson will let you see the community for yourself. 

A black dress, black hat, and determination transform reenactor Peggy Orner into her most popular and longest-running portrayal, Mother Jones.

In 2013, Peggy and Tom Orner moved from a retirement community in Reading, Pa., to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County.

Maris Grove resident Geri Eisenstein shows her delight at participating in the community’s Longest Day butterfly release.

On June 21, 3,200 teams in all 50 states and 12 countries participated in The Longest Day activities and events to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.

From spring into fall, Janet and Lee Dettra use the balcony of their home at Maris Grove as their family room.

Choral performances, religious observances, and memorial services are among the multiple events that take place in Maris Grove’s beautiful interfaith chapel.

Depending on the occasion, piano or organ accompaniment will add solemnity or ceremony to the event.

People gathered outside Redwood Commons in celebration of its opening.

When Maris Grove officially opened its Redwood Commons neighborhood on June 12, the excitement was contagious. An outdoor champagne toast and ribbon-cutting kicked off the celebration.