A view of the kitchen in the Peyton floor plan . The cabinets are white and the appliances are stainless steal. There's a granite island with seating.

Many people wonder how to save for retirement. When researching retirement living options, one aspect should be at or near the top of your priority list: financial stability. 

Wind Crest Resident Services Manager Jill Homann is seen here wearing a black hat with a pink band and a blue button down shirt. She is smiling and has shoulder length brown hair.

At Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community in Highlands Ranch, Colo., developed and managed by Erickson Living, community members practice safe social distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents and staff at Wind Crest, a retirement community in Highlands Ranch, Colo., celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month in June with a festive, socially distant parade. A scenic route through the campus provided a safe opportunity to take part in the event.

In June, residents and employees at Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, joined together in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. 

Sandy Woudstra (left) and Beth Brandenburg are Wind Crest’s personal moving consultants. They can make your move easier than any move you've ever considered.

Despite the changes resulting from COVID-19, people throughout Colorado continue to search for, and purchase, their next home. The Colorado Association of Realtors reports “record-setting pending sales,” sight-unseen purchases through virtual open showings, “record-low inventory,” and “cautious optimism” for a delayed selling season.

Since their move in 2014, Ken and Karen Pinkham have taken advantage of all Wind Crest has to offer. Even though some of those offerings have been updated to reflect safety protocols, the spirit and camaraderie are still alive.

A common thread of holistic well-being runs throughout the myriad programs and activities found at Wind Crest, the Erickson Living-managed community in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Blueprint for a healthier life

When researching retirement living options, one aspect should be at or near the top of your priority list: financial stability. 

Julia Pollock virtually attends her niece’s wedding during the COVID-19 pandemic. The “date” was made possible by Wind Crest’s IT and TV programming teams.

Wind Crest offers peace of mind for residents and families alike

Karen Cook found a silver lining during the COVID-19 crisis, even while sheltering in place in her apartment home. 

When she's not hiking, Terri Billings likes to have fun on the trails with her horse. She's seen here, sitting backwards on horseback.

People who live at Wind Crest have an ally when it comes to staying fit and healthy throughout the year. With years of experience and a true passion for wellness, Fitness Manager Terri Billings helps community members achieve their fitness goals with a fun, holistic approach.

Beth Brandenburg (left), one of two personal moving consultants at Wind Crest, gives Wilma DeBoer some helpful pointers on creating space in her closest.

I’ve been writing about downsizing and moving for nearly 15 years, and the most common remark I hear from people who have done it goes something like this: “I don’t miss a thing.”