(From left) Maris Grove Sales Counselor Kimberly Janson and Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister share Barbara Winfree’s excitement about moving to Maris Grove this summer.

A visit two years ago to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., was all it took for Barbara Winfree to know she wanted to live there.

Incoming Maris Grove residents who call themselves the Serendipitous Six include (from left) Maggie Arbuckle, Mary Ann Barrow, Mary Ann Biller-Fischetti, Diana Washburn, Beth Disciacsio, and Ronnie Anderson.

The benefits of joining Maris Grove’s priority list go far beyond getting in line to reserve the apartment home style of your choice at the Delaware County, Pa., Erickson Living community. 

(From left) Maris Grove woodshop chairman Bill Queale shakes hands with Charlie Bustard of Ann’s Choice, and Maris Grove woodshop member Hal Marden shakes with Jack Cunningham of Seabrook.

Members of campus woodshop groups at Erickson Living communities love their hands-on hobby and use their skills on a variety of projects.

Stan and Mona Wilush prepare to welcome guests to their apartment home for drinks prior to dining in one of Maris Grove’s restaurants.

Mona and Stan Wilush found their perfect retirement place when they moved to Maris Grove from Bear, Del., south of Wilmington.

Though they learned about Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., before construction had even begun, they liked what they heard and saw. 

Residents and DuPont Retirees Club members Ken Wright (left) and John Smoots pose with Sara Price, Maris Grove’s Erickson Advantage membership coordinator. The men say that Price’s office does an excellent job.

People move to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., from locations both near and far. A number of those who move from Wilmington, Del., are DuPont retirees. Maris Grove’s DuPont Retirees Club, chaired by John Smoots, himself a Wilmington transplant, has 165 members. 

An aerial shot of Maris Grove taken in December 2016 shows its connected buildings, construction of its new Redwood Commons neighborhood, and the surrounding Delaware County countryside.

If it’s time to trade decades of cooking, cleaning, and household chores for an easier life, consider moving to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa.

Maris Grove Blanket Circle members (from left) Patty Obrecht, Frankie Moses, Pat Borjes, and Irene Woznicki display some of the 2,109 comfy coverings the group produced for Project Linus last year.

(From left) Maris Grove Computer Club cochair Jack Collette, club member Mary Ann Starkey, and IT manager Mike Hill helped launch the club’s website.

Anne Wedemeyer, who lives at Maris Grove, displays a prized photo of herself, her son, and her daughter with the Dalai Lama.