Artist's rendering of Redwood Commons

Maris Grove will open its eagerly anticipated third neighborhood in Spring 2017.  

Phil and Joan Spiegelman

Shedding home maintenance and planning for the future inspired retired DuPont engineer Phil Spiegelman and his wife Joan to move to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa.

Maris Grove’s snow crew salted and plowed the roadways during the blizzard this past January.

Spring is in the air, but Philadelphia’s January blizzard won’t soon be forgotten.

(From left) Maris Grove residents Kathleen Petrilli and Janice Thompson

It’s a common complaint: congested roadways and overbooked flights have taken the fun out of travel.

Maris Grove Sales Counselor Kimberly Janson

Maris Grove has attracted so many people to its carefree lifestyle that it is 99% occupied.

“But,” says Sales Counselor Kimberly Janson, “we want people to know that we have apartment homes coming available every month.” 

Maris Grove resident Bill Queale

When Bill Queale almost tripped down the steps at his condo in Yardley, Pa., he decided to move to a community that offered one-level living. 

Maris Grove residents Gerri Eisenstein and Paul Meckley

Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., has a knack for developing creative, artistic, and fun projects to benefit those in need in the surrounding towns. 

Sharon Boyce

As a young bride shortly after the Korean War, Sharon Boyce accompanied her husband Jack to Buckinghamshire, England, where he was stationed with the Air Force. 

The most treasured of Maris Grove’s 170 veterans club members are its WWII vets. Each has an interesting story to tell.

Here, three of them share their wartime tales and today’s blessings. 

Joe Ennis

In 1943, Staff Sargeant Joe Ennis was a 20-year-old tail gunner on a B-17 bomber flying out of England with the 95th Bomb Group.