Greenspring
Marilyn and Thomas Hady relied on Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves and her recommendations on trusted realty and moving vendors to help them with their move to Greenspring in Springfield, Va.

Earlier this year, Thomas and Marilyn Hady moved from their Springfield, Va., house of 43 years to Greenspring, with the help of Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves.

Maris Grove
Ed and Evelyn Gehres moved from Pennsylvania to Riderwood in Silver Spring, Md. With the help of Erickson Living moving professionals, their interstate move went off without a hitch.

Moving—particularly to another state—can be logistically challenging and somewhat stressful. In 2014, Ed and Evelyn Gehres relocated from Pennsylvania to Maryland to live at Riderwood, an Erickson Living community in Silver Spring, to be near their son and his family. 

Highland Springs
Norine Wingate had 12 offers, all over asking price, on her home the first day on market.

Norine Wingate knew the Dallas housing market was strong, but she didn’t realize just how active it was until she listed her own home.

“I had 25 showings the first day it was on the market,” says Norine. “By that evening, there were 12 offers, all over my asking price.”

Thanks to Erickson Realty and Moving Services, Lorraine Pribish moved to a first-floor apartment home at Seabrook, an Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J.

Lorraine Pribish got a surprise one day that would help influence her decision about where to live next. Her neighbor and close friend Anita Nixson told her she and her husband were moving to Seabrook, the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J. 

Brooksby Village
Arthur and Beverly Shepard used resources available through Erickson Realty and Moving Services to help them sell their home in Natick, Mass., and move to Brooksby Village.

Arthur and Beverly Shepard were acquainted with Brooksby Village long before they considered a move to the Peabody community.

“Bev’s aunt lives at Brooksby, so we visited her at the community many times before we actually thought about moving to Brooksby ourselves,” says Arthur. “We joined the priority list in November 2014, thinking it might be a good move in the future.”

Wind Crest
Fern Bechtel and her dog Razzie live at Wind Crest, an Erickson Living community in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Fern Bechtel knows just about everyone at Wind Crest, including her three best friends. That’s because she’s convinced more than a half dozen people to join her at the Erickson Living community in Highlands Ranch, Colo., since she moved there in November 2014.

Wanda M. Boucher is an account manager with Let’s Move, LLC, a senior move management firm.

For many people, when the time comes to make the move from their home of 40 or more years to a retirement community, they often turn to well-intenioned family members who have offered their support with downsizing, packing, and moving.

Ann's Choice
Ann's Choice resident Ron Streeper with family at Sunday brunch on campus.

When Ron Streeper decided to move from Huntingdon Valley, Pa., to Ann’s Choice, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Bucks County, Pa., he expected a long wait for his chosen floor plan to become available and ample time to downsize from a 60-year accumulation of belongings.

Tallgrass Creek
Karen Cox in her Tallgrass Creek apartment home.

When Karen Cox was preparing to move to Tallgrass Creek, an Erickson Living community located in Overland Park, Kans., she had some concerns.

“I had several, antique pieces of furniture that have been in my family for a long time and mean a lot to me,” says Karen, who moved from nearby Leawood. “I definitely wanted them in my new home and was worried they wouldn’t fit.”