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See the latest happenings at our Denver retirement community.

5 Questions With Terri Billings, New Fitness Manager at Wind Crest

Jan 22, 2020

Nutrition expert and personal trainer helps seniors live a healthier lifestyle

January 22, 2020 -- It’s that time of year, when gyms are crowded with people eager to make good on their ambitious New Year’s resolutions to get in shape.

Luckily, at Wind Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , residents have a little extra help to keep them accountable. With years of experience and a true passion for wellness, Fitness Manager Terri Billings helps Wind...

Wind Crest’s Fitness Manager Shares 5 Tips for Healthier Holidays

Dec 23, 2019

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – At Wind Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , residents enjoy an active and engaged retirement lifestyle. With a fitness center, hiking trails and an on-site medical center , the community is designed with wellness in mind.

But even with all these convenient amenities, it can be difficult to maintain healthy habits during the holidays between travel, frequent social gatherings and the added stress of the season. Luckily, Wind Crest residents also have access to experts...

Wind Crest Residents Contribute More than $300,000 to Staff Appreciation Fund

Dec 12, 2019

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – December 11, 2019 – At Wind Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , hourly staff recently received a special holiday gift from residents, who contributed more than $303,000 to the Staff Appreciation Fund.

The annual campaign is organized each year as a way for residents to say thank you to hourly employees who provide a range of resident services throughout the senior living community.

At a festive event last week, residents had the opportunity to express their appreciation directly...

At Wind Crest, classically trained musicians find community

Nov 20, 2019

Entertainment opportunities abound on senior living campus in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – November 20, 2019 – A professional pianist for over 50 years and professor of piano at Metropolitan State College of Denver (now a university) for 34 years, Susan Cable has devoted her life to music. When she discovered Wind Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , she not only discovered a “marvelous” concept for retirement living, she also uncovered a whole new community of musicians and classical...

Wind Crest Residents Welcome World Travelers

Oct 30, 2019

As Airport Ambassadors, Mary and Bob Garland extend hospitality at Denver International

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – October 30, 2019 – Although Mary and Bob Garland have been retired for more than a decade, they still regularly put on uniforms and commute to work. The couple, who reside at Wind Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , regularly volunteer as Ambassadors at Denver International Airport, where they assist passengers with wayfinding, security and other airport information.

Avid travelers themselves, the Garlands...

Technology adds to active lifestyle at Wind Crest

Sep 27, 2019

Residents enjoy gaining new skills and connections during retirement years

September 27, 2019 – Highlands Ranch, Colo. – Today’s seniors are more tech-savvy than ever before. According to a recent report from Pew Research, a record share of adults age 65 and over now own a smartphone, and 67 percent use the internet. Three quarters of those say they go online every day to stay informed and connected to friends and family.

At Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson...

Wind Crest Announces “Colorado Expansion” to Meet Demand for Active Senior Living

Sep 4, 2019

Highlands Ranch retirement community to open two new residence buildings in 2020

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – September 4, 2019 – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Highlands Ranch, Colo., recently announced an expansion of its Colorado neighborhood, featuring two brand-new residence buildings. This continued growth, combined with the addition of Prospect Crossing , an independent living building which opened in the spring of 2019, makes Wind Crest one of the largest...

Wind Crest Promotes Nicole Norton to Director of Dining Services

Aug 29, 2019

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – August 29, 2019 – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has named Nicole Norton as its new Director of Dining Services. In this role, Norton will oversee the community’s six on-campus restaurants and more than 300 dining services employees.

Norton joined Wind Crest in 2017. As General Manager, she was responsible for planning and opening Burton’s Restaurant and the Mile High Café in Wind Crest’s High Line Overlook ...

Wind Crest Activities Fair Showcases Community’s Vibrant Retirement Lifestyle

Aug 22, 2019

More than 60 resident-run clubs and groups attract more than 130 current and future residents

Highlands Ranch, Co. – August 22, 2019 – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently hosted its annual Activities Fair. More than 60 clubs and groups participated, serving a diverse range of interests from social to spiritual, volunteering, health and wellness , arts and entertainment, and much more.

The clubs at Wind Crest are created...

Wind Crest Named Best Retirement Community in Highlands Ranch

Jul 1, 2019

Community recognized by readers of Colorado Community Media newspapers

Highlands Ranch, Co. – July 1, 2019 – Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , was named Best Retirement Community, Best Assisted Living and Best Memory Care in the 2019 Best of the Best contest , presented by Colorado Community Media.

For more than 20 years, Colorado Community Media , publisher of the Highlands Ranch Herald and 20 other local community papers, has held its annual Best...