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In the News

A Journey of Career Growth for Windsor Run’s Karen Kollmer

Feb 19, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina— Karen Kollmer, the project manager for Windsor Run, spends her days handling delivery schedules, service agreements and inspections. As the Erickson Living retirement community prepares to open this May, Kollmer plays a key role in ensuring that the new apartment homes and community amenities are of high quality to meet the expectations of incoming residents.

“I was thrilled to move to North Carolina with my husband and assist with the start of this campus,” said Kollmer, a 27-year employee with Erickson Living. “It’s a beautiful area of the country and a wonderful opportunity to be...

Tallgrass Creek has One of the Best Nursing Homes for 2017-2018, According to U.S. News & World Report

Nov 13, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 6, 2017) -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings, has identified Tallgrass Creek as having one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18 and has released its new Nursing Home Finder . To create these free and easy-to-use resources, U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide, in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. This year, nearly 2,300 nursing homes earned the designation of a U.S. News Best Nursing Home.

Tallgrass Creek is one...

A Summer of Progress at Windsor Run

Sep 29, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina-- We are pleased to share a recent aerial photo of construction progress at Windsor Run, courtesy of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Our 60-acre campus has been a hub of activity all summer. Interior work is in full swing in the Woodland Commons Clubhouse and two resident buildings, Dogwood Place and Sycamore Square. As Windsor Run will offer a full variety of floor plans and styles, you can now see porches and balconies taking shape. The lush green landscaping is growing in nicely adjacent to McKee Road, complementing the beautiful surroundings of Matthews.

“The good...

Windsor Run Appoints Allison Vessels as Director of Human Resources

Aug 29, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run, the Erickson Living retirement community under construction, appointed Allison Vessels as Director of Human Resources.

Dr. Vessels brings more than 24 years of human resources experience to Windsor Run. Previously, she worked for Transformant Healthcare Solutions, LLC as Director of Human Resources.

In her leadership position at Windsor Run, Dr. Vessels will oversee the daily operations of the Human Resources Department with a focus on employee recruitment and engagement.

Scheduled to open in the spring of 2018, Windsor Run will immediately feature two independent living buildings and a resident clubhouse with...

Windsor Run Names Bo Lundh as Director of Operations

Jul 19, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run, the Erickson Living retirement community under construction, has named Bo Lundh as its Director of Operations.

Mr. Lundh currently serves as the Associate Executive Director of Oak Crest, a sister community located in Baltimore County, Maryland. He began his career with Erickson Living in 1995 as a Senior Accountant at Oak Crest and earned a promotion to Controller later that year.

In 2000, he became the Director of Finance for Riderwood, the Erickson Living community in the Washington, D.C. suburbs where he would also serve as Associate Executive Director and Director of...

Topping Out at Windsor Run!

Jun 30, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina-- We’re excited to post the most recent aerial photos of construction progress at Windsor Run, courtesy of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Interior work is in full swing in the Woodland Commons Clubhouse, the roof on Dogwood Place is nearly finished and we expect Sycamore Square to be topped out in the coming weeks. From the photos, you can also see the lush landscaping that has started taking shape near McKee Road.

“As we celebrate the July 4th weekend, it’s amazing to see the community coming to fruition. The campus is literally taking shape before...

Live Well Event Series on June 27: Moving Made Easy at Windsor Run!

Jun 9, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina-- If you are interested in carefree retirement living at Windsor Run, but don’t know where to begin, this seminar is for you.

June Parish, our Personal Moving Consultant, will share helpful tips and great information guaranteed to make your move go smoothly. Plus, she’ll explain the benefits of Erickson Realty and Moving Services, including vendor recommendations and downsizing assistance.

Get the answers to all your most pressing questions, including:

• When should I start planning my move to Windsor Run? • How can I get started downsizing? • What are the current real...

Windsor Run Names George Comfort as Executive Director

May 31, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run, the Erickson Living retirement community under construction, has named George Comfort as its first Executive Director.

Since 2014, Mr. Comfort has served as the Associate Executive Director of Ann’s Choice, a sister community located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Erickson Living, he was the Executive Director of NorthBay, LLC, one of the largest and most innovative residential environmental education centers in the nation.

Officially assuming his new role on August 7, Mr. Comfort will provide overall operational leadership for the 60-acre campus. Scheduled to open in the spring...

Taking Shape at Windsor Run

Feb 28, 2017

Matthews, North Carolina-- We’re proud to show the most recent aerial photo of construction progress at Windsor Run. You’ll see the wood framing that extends up to the third floor of what will be the clubhouse. The first floor of Resident Building 1.1 and the stair & elevator towers for Resident Building 1.2 are also pictured in the photograph.

“As we move to the spring, it’s exciting for us to see so much progress being made here at Windsor Run,” stated Tom Senger, Director of Sales. “Many of our visitors have watched the construction on our observation patio...

Wind Crest Staff Sponsors a Family for the Holidays

Jan 3, 2017

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (January 3, 2017) – The Erickson Living Values Team at Wind Crest retirement community sponsored a Denver family for the holiday season through the Kidsgiving365 organization.

Social Worker Megan Strothmann and Memory Care Manager Nicole Gates met the family and delivered boxes of donated gifts. The recipient children and their parents were full of hugs and smiles.

Gifts included the following:

A Laugh and Learn puppy, stuffed animals, aBaby Einstein toy, a giraffe learning toy, numerous clothing outfits, sleepers, socks, shoes, and books. Also included were a bike, a Leap Pad laptop, a Ninja...