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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...

Retirement living at Wind Crest exceeds expectations

Jun 17, 2019

For one resident, retirement community’s lifestyle and value provide more than anticipated

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – June 17, 2019 – If Bill Snow had listened to his initial assumptions about maintenance-free retirement living at Wind Crest , he would still be living alone, maintaining a large house, and isolated from social interaction. Instead, he now plays pool with his buddies every day but Sunday and can’t walk down the hall without running into a familiar face.

“I wasn’t sure if it was for me. Before I made any big decisions,...

Wind Crest Opens Prospect Crossing

May 2, 2019

New residence building at Highlands Ranch community raises the bar in senior living

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – May 2, 2019 – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , is pleased to announce the opening of its newest independent living building, Prospect Crossing .

Named for Prospect Lake, a lake and park located in Colorado Springs, Prospect Crossing evokes the active Wind Crest lifestyle indicative of Colorado. The five-story building features 111 new apartment homes with 22 unique floor plans, including many of Wind Crest’s most...

Wind Crest Resident Learns to Swim for First Time

Apr 22, 2019

On-campus pool and fitness center staff help Marriott Smart gain new skill

At Wind Crest , residents enjoy an active, vibrant retirement lifestyle. With three fitness centers, a pool and more than 100 activities to choose from, there’s always an opportunity to try something new.

One resident, Marriott Smart, recently did just that when she learned to swim for the first time with the help of Ann Hall, Fitness Specialist at Wind Crest.

Marriott, who moved to Wind Crest in June 2017, is the mother of two daughters now in their fifties who have both...

‘Taste of Wind Crest’ Dining Event a Huge Success

Apr 18, 2019

Special evening of food and fun highlights community’s culinary talent

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently hosted its second Taste of Wind Crest, a special dining event that highlights the community’s creative culinary talent. More than 130 residents attended.

Taste of Wind Crest originally began in 2018, with plans to host the event annually. The resident response was so positive that the community decided to put on the event twice a year starting in 2019. The next Taste of Wind...

Wind Crest Names Tom Carlson Leader of the Year

Apr 1, 2019

Director of Dining Services recognized for contributions to Highlands Ranch retirement community

Highlands Ranch, Colo. – April 1, 2019 – Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has named Director of Dining Services Tom Carlson its Leader of the Year.

Last month, he was honored along with 19 other leaders, one from each of Erickson Living’s communities across the country, at the company’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Leader of the Year recognition is given to a manager or director who continually demonstrates exceptional...

Taste of Wind Crest

Feb 27, 2019

A personal touch is key to community’s incredible dining experience

Highlands Ranch, Colo. — Adrian Snow has been a chef in the Denver, Colo., area for 30 years. For the past five, he has been cooking for residents at Wind Crest , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Highlands Ranch. He says the ability to serve his guests regularly and develop personal relationships with them has been a highlight of his career.

“Here, we have a unique opportunity to get to know the guests dining in our...