Winnie Hayek, who lives at Maris Grove, reminisces as she pages through Paint Lick, her mother’s memoir. Winnie published it, her father’s memoir, and her own memoir last December on Amazon.

When Winnie Hayek moved from West Chester, Pa., to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, she followed in her mother’s footsteps. 

Actually, she moved in with her mother, and she did so as soon as she was age qualified. 

Chris Weaver of Wild Birds Unlimited donated a bird feeder to Maris Grove’s bird group. Mej Blake (on left) and Carolyn Uhlig chair the group.

Life is never boring for people who live at Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa. With more than 180 different special interest groups and activities to choose from, they can readily find several they’d like to participate in.

Arlyne Goldberg, who moved to Maris Grove from White Plains, N.Y., communicated via email with Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister to arrange her furnishings and customize her new home.

Regardless of where you move from to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., its sales staff, including Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister, can help simplify your move.

Photographer John Toutkaldjian discusses one of his photos with a Maris Grove neighbor. He sells his photos to benefit the community’s Resident Care Fund.

Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., is fertile territory for photographers. 

Its beautifully landscaped grounds, wooded glens, and location within the Brandywine Valley provide inspiring year-round subject matter.

Maris Grove’s Manny (holding a bottle of wine) and Jean Renzi (with wine glass) host a monthly wine and cheese gathering for new community members.

Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., has become so popular that this June it opened its Redwood Commons neighborhood with a new clubhouse and two new residence buildings. 

Best friends Ralph Gioffre (left) and Roger Thomson have known each other for decades and enjoy hanging out together at Maris Grove.

Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., boasts a healthy contingent of former Wilmington, Del., residents, many of whom retired from DuPont. 

But best friends and former golfing buddies Roger Thomson and Ralph Gioffre defy that stereotype. 

(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.