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See the latest happenings at our Denver retirement community.

Building a reliable financial future at Wind Crest

Sep 22, 2020

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

“You’ve spent your life saving for these years,” says Samantha Long, a certified financial planner with Ameriprise Financial. “Whether you choose to stay in your house or move to a community, it’s important to choose a retirement living option with proven financial strength, value, and reliability to ensure you can meet your basic monthly expenses while managing any investments.”

That said, she stresses that the costs of home ownership must be accounted for in retirement....

Why now is the time to move to Wind Crest

Aug 25, 2020

Seniors seeking worry-free lifestyle take advantage of robust real estate market

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – August 25, 2020 – In May 2019, when Alice and Joe Knox moved into Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, they knew they were taking a big step towards the retirement lifestyle they’d always dreamed of.

Both Alice and Joe’s parents had lived at Charlestown, Erickson Living’s flagship community outside of Baltimore, Maryland, for years, so the Knoxes were familiar with the active, vibrant lifestyle offered by Erickson’s 20 managed communities and wanted...

Senior well-being is “more important than ever”

Jul 29, 2020

R. Alan Butler is the chief executive officer of Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities.

Q&A with a leader in the senior living industry

Recently, R. Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer at Erickson Living , manager of Wind Crest , shared his unique insights about the overall impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry and the differences between senior living communities like Wind Crest and stand-alone nursing homes. Read on to learn more....

Strong real estate market benefits new Wind Crest residents

Jul 24, 2020

‘Trusted realty and moving partners’ at retirement community make moving easy

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – July 24, 2020 – 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.

According to the Colorado Real Estate Journal, 2020 sales are projected to increase by 2 percent, low interest rates are expected to continue through 2020, and new supply enters the market...

Wind Crest TV Helps Residents Embrace Wellness

Jul 1, 2020

Unique programming keeps community connected and engaged during challenging times

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – July 1, 2020 -- At Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , residents continue to practice safe social distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although neighbors may be spending more time apart physically, many report that they’re feeling more deeply connected to their community than ever before.

Already a close-knit community, Wind Crest residents and staff pulled together during the pandemic to find creative ways...

Erickson Living Named by IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld to 2020 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 24, 2020

Team-Oriented Culture Opens Pathways for Career Growth and Success

Highlands Ranch, Colo., June 24, 2020 – Erickson Living , developer and manager of Wind Crest , today announced that IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld has selected it as one of the Best Places to Work in IT for 2020. Specifically, the company was ranked No. 13 among large organizations and recognized for having great benefits and compensations, along with dynamic and rewarding environments for its information technology (IT) professionals.


Wind Crest Celebrates Pride Month

Jun 22, 2020

Parade brings retirement community residents, staff together at safe social distance

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – June 22, 2020 – Last week at Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , residents and staff joined together in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month.

Beginning outside the community’s Town Center clubhouse, a large and happy crowd kicked off a parade that wove through Wind Crest’s scenic campus . Participants and spectators wore masks and practiced appropriate social distancing as...

Wind Crest eases burden of downsizing, selling and moving for seniors

Jun 12, 2020

A Q&A with senior living community’s personal moving consultants

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – June 12, 2020 – There’s a reason why most people who move to Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living, say it’s the easiest move they’ve ever made. They have a secret weapon. Personal Moving Consultants Beth Brandenburg and Sandra Woudstra provide personalized assistance to help make the load—and the experience—a lot lighter.

Brandenburg and Woudstra help people moving to the Highlands Ranch community select a real estate agent, home...

Wind Crest’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping New Residents Make Move

Jun 5, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – June 5, 2020 – Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to...

‘Exceptional service’: Residents praise Wind Crest for action and care during COVID-19

May 8, 2020

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

“I’ve been very, very grateful that we moved here. My husband died in October, and I’m so glad to be here. We sold both houses—one in Breckenridge, Colo., and one in Florida—and I’m so glad I don’t have to worry about those houses,” she says.

Karen and her late husband moved to Wind Crest , an Erickson Living -managed community in Highlands Ranch, Colo., in 2018.

Being single during...