Almost 80% of Windsor Run community members use the  My Erickson app on their personal computers or mobile devices. The app is also available on a prominently displayed iPad at  the Woodland Commons Clubhouse front desk.

In 2018, the top mobile apps included YouTube, Goggle Maps, and Amazon. However, for community members at Windsor Run, an Erickson Living community in Matthews, N.C., the My Erickson app, complete with a wide range of community-specific information, topped the charts.

Pioneer resident Kathryne Sanders says she and her husband Rob chose Windsor Run so they could both enjoy an active retirement lifestyle on their own terms.

Windsor Run pioneer residents Kathryne and James “Rob” Sanders understand the importance of informed decision-making. When it came to their decision to move to Windsor Run, an Erickson Living community in Matthews, N.C., the couple wished for an active retirement lifestyle, one that they chose on their own terms.

The Windsor Run sales team is eager to help 2019 become the year of new beginnings for those interested in the Matthews, N.C., community. (From left) Ryan Barkley, Anne Cullen, Marlene Victorine, Amanda Bates, and Matthew Mooney.

It’s been a busy start to the New Year for Windsor Run, the Erickson Living community in Matthews, N.C. As community members celebrate their first winter free from the harsh realities of home ownership, the sales team is meeting with more people than ever hoping to make 2019 the year they call Windsor Run home. 

Sherry Herion (center) has the distinction of being the first person to move to Windsor Run. She’s pictured here with Assistant Executive Director Bo Lundh (left) and Resident Services Coordinator Becky Dinello.

Each New Year’s Eve, people around the world resolve to better their lives in the coming year. For many, living a better, more energetic, productive, healthy life tops the list. As a result, the sales center at Windsor Run, Erickson Living’s Matthews, N.C., community, sees a spike in campus visits and priority list memberships.

Recently, members of Windsor Run’s priority list enjoyed the unique opportunity to meet many of the community’s preferred realty and moving professionals. “They really make your move a seamless transition,” says community member Barbara Malady.

According to U.S. Census figures released in July, Mecklenburg County, N.C., is the largest county in the state, with an estimated population of 1,076,837. The county’s estimated population growth rate between 2017 and 2018 was 6.43%, making it one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. 

Two young men from an Erickson approved company carefully pack items while moving a house.

"My personal moving consultant was so sweet and helpful and was there by my side throughout the entire moving process,” says Pat Bell, who moved to Windsor Run earlier this year. “As a result, my move was uneventful, and I’m appreciative of the help I received.”

Jackie Nordhoff smiles before a fire place

In January 2017, the Tribune interviewed Jacqueline “Jackie” Nordhoff about her desire to move to Windsor Run, an Erickson Living community in Matthews, N.C. At that time, Windsor Run was under construction—a process that Jackie watched closely from her home next door at the Village of St. Andrew community.

Sales Director Ryan Barkley (center) with the sales team in the kitchen of one of Windsor Run’s apartment homes.

Windsor Run is pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan Barkley as the community’s new sales director. With more than 12 years of sales experience, Barkley most recently rose through the ranks, from sales associate to sales manager at Riderwood, Windsor Run’s sister community in Silver Spring, Md.

One of the popular dinner entrees at Windsor Run is the petit filet mignon over garlic mashed potatoes.

In six short months, strangers have become friends, beautiful new apartments have become homes, and more than 250 individuals have added their unique personalities to the mix, building a close-knit community at Windsor Run.