(From left) Janet Mercer, Kay Koos, Sherry Herion, Executive Chef Patrick Yeager, Maureen Hlavacek, Barbara Malady, and Kathryne Sanders.

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri remarked, “Cooking is all about people. Food is the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.”

Wilda Tyler credits Windsor Run Personal Moving Consultant Amanda Bates for a stress-free move to the community. “Amanda is a trusted friend,” she says. “I can’t thank her enough.”

“You never know what life has in store for you,” says Wilda Tyler. “I always thought I would move to a retirement community with my husband. However, after he passed away it was a decision I had to make for myself.” 

Tallgrass Creek Executive Chef James Braddock hosts monthly “Dining With Donuts” gatherings where residents get the latest culinary updates from the Overland Park, Kans., community’s busy kitchen.

Once a month, Tallgrass Creek Executive Chef James Braddock joins a roomful of people in the Sunflower Bistro where, over coffee and fresh donuts, he shares the latest from the Overland Park, Kans., community’s bustling, restaurant-grade kitchen. 

Windsor Run community member Bill Simpson confers with fitness coordinator Timothy Dean on his personalized workout program.

According to the National Institutes of Health, “Making exercise and physical activity a regular part of life can improve health and help maintain independence as you age.”

Windsor Run is pleased to announce Amanda Bates as the community’s personal moving consultant. In this role, she will work one-on-one with future community members throughout the entire moving process.

For each of Windsor Run’s pioneer community members, the first face they remember seeing when they stepped inside the sales center belonged to Amanda Bates.

On the request of community member Sherry Herion, the Windsor Run transportation group sponsored the first of many special trips to see Charlotte-area performances—an excursion to Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center to see The Lion King.

Scottish novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson once remarked, “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”

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.