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Seabrook
Resident ambassador Carol Bicket gives tours and provides a firsthand look at what life is like at Seabrook. You might very well meet her when you visit the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls.
For Carol Bicket, the only downside to joining Seabrook ’s priority list at age 61 was that she wasn’t old enough to move into the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J. With a minimum age requirement of 62, Seabrook’s average age has been decreasing in the past few years, with more and more people in their 60s and 70s opting for a maintenance-free, active retirement. Speaking from...
Seabrook
(From left) Mike Seidman, Jack Hubemy, Ken Hor, Jerry Weinstein, and Mel Shteir play billiards weekly in Seabrook’s Town Center Clubhouse, one of hundreds of activities you’ll find going on around campus.
The living room in Seabrook ’s clubhouse buzzes with conversation as people researching their retirement living options gather in several groups of 10 to 12. A resident ambassador or a staff member answers questions about life at the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J. In one group, an adult daughter and her mother ask about the financial structure and continuing care options. In...
Maris Grove
Marsha Tichi shows off one of the Tichis’ custom closets in their lovely new home at Maris Grove.
Kelly Frich has an enviable job. As the custom interiors coordinator at Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., she spends her days making wishes come true. This summer, she was doubly busy. June marked the official opening of the first two residence buildings in Maris Grove’s much-anticipated Redwood Commons neighborhood. As trend-setting as the floor plans...
Maris Grove
Maris Grove Treasure Chest volunteers Ruth Winbourn (left) and Jean VanVeen amidst some of the treasures that await visitors to the campus resale shop.
When people move to Maris Grove , they gain a carefree lifestyle and also peace of mind, says Director of Philanthropy Barbara Burri. Burri oversees the Delaware County, Pa., Erickson Living community’s Benevolent Care Fund, a program she considers critical to the health of the community: “It provides support to residents who, despite careful planning and through no fault of their own, outlive...
Maris Grove
An autumnal view of the pond at Maris Grove. Photo by John Toutkaldjian.
For folks who’ve never been to Maris Grove , Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., scheduling an appointment with Sales Counselor Kimberly Janson will let you see the community for yourself. You’ll view the beautiful plantings and wooded glens of its 87-acre campus, tour lovely model apartment homes, and experience the friendly environment within its three neighborhoods...
Linden Ponds
Resident Emelia Smith showed off the fruits of her labor at Linden Ponds’ Annual Garden Promenade.
Everything was turning up roses over the summer at Linden Ponds . In July, the community hosted more than 130 guests for its Annual Garden Promenade. Attendees, who include community members as well as prospective residents and their families, get to tour the one-acre gardens where green-thumbed residents grow flowers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs. When people move to Linden Ponds, many don’t...
Linden Ponds
Kyleen Farrell, who started working at Linden Ponds in 2008 as a student server, was recently named recruitment/human resources coordinator.
Many companies say they are committed to retaining and promoting employees, but at Linden Ponds , that commitment isn’t just lip service. It’s common for staff members to work up through the ranks, and when people demonstrate a talent or a passion for a certain aspect of their job, management takes notice and gives them opportunities to grow professionally. That was definitely the case for Kyleen...
Linden Ponds
Sara SaintOurs leads a Girl Scouts alumnae troop at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass. She is pictured here at the Cedar Hill Girl Scout Camp in Waltham.
“Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout!” That’s Sara SaintOurs’ motto. She first joined the Girl Scouts back in 1950 in Washington State, and the organization has been an important part of her life ever since. Her daughters were also Girl Scouts, and Sara was a troop leader in Norwell, Mass. She went on to become a school organizer for all the troops in Norwell and eventually became the...
Lantern Hill
Floor plan of Lantern Hill apartments at either Maple Glen or Oakwood Court “decorated” with jewels and stickers at the reservist event held earlier this year. Both residence buildings will open in 2018.
The restaurant hums with chatter as guests at Lantern Hill ’s latest reservist event either meet each other for the first time or catch up with old friends. At one table, four women huddle over coffee and chitchat. At another, a group of strangers introduce themselves to each other, giving a quick background of where they live now and which building they’ll be moving to at Lantern Hill. Across...