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Enjoying Their Best Lives at Windsor Run

Nov 18, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- In 2008, Al and Joyce Dembowski moved from their native New Jersey to a new home in Sun City, South Carolina. Two years ago, when friends moved to Windsor Run , an Erickson Living -managed community, the couple began considering their options. “They were very happy with their decision and shared their experience with us,” says Joyce. “Al and I decided to visit for an [informational] luncheon. Although we were not quite ready to move at the time, we liked what we saw and joined the priority list. We thought that the timing of...

The Power of Friendships at Windsor Run

Oct 28, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- Prior to 2003, neither Dan and Helen Tauber nor David and Janet Wakelin lived in North Carolina. Both couples moved to the area in their retirement in search of better weather and new beginnings.

Now, almost 20 years later, the couples are close friends sharing similar plans for their future. Dan and Helen moved to the Charlotte area after 42 years in Baltimore, Md., while David and Janet were planning for a move from Cleveland, Ohio.

“We chose Charlotte for the weather and the location,” says David. “We were looking for an escape from...

A Winter Move to Windsor Run Makes Sense

Oct 22, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- Winter is just around the corner. While many of us hunker down and wait for the spring tulips to bloom, savvy seniors are already planning their moves to a new home.

Here are just a few of the many smart, money-saving reasons why now is a good time to move to Windsor Run , an Erickson Living -managed community in Matthews, North Carolina:

Less competition means lower stress: Summer is the busiest time in the moving industry. On average, 60% of relocations occur in June, July, and August. High volume means...

“No Place on Earth I Would Rather Be” Than Windsor Run

Aug 26, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- “Based on the exceptional work of Windsor Run’s dedicated team of professionals, along with the support of residents, we have managed the challenges of COVID-19 very well,” says George Comfort, Executive Director of the Erickson Living retirement community. “For those looking for an engaging, safe environment to live and a community where essential services are right at your fingertips, there is no better time to call Windsor Run home.”

Community member Nicky Driscoll agrees.

“Everyone is working so hard to keep us healthy and happy,” she says. “I keep patting myself on...

Moving to Windsor Run: Five GREAT reasons to sell your house this fall

Aug 25, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- If the past few months have taught us anything, it’s this: everyone wants to feel safe and engaged. That’s why so many seniors are moving to Erickson Living -managed retirement communities like Windsor Run in Matthews, North Carolina.

Don’t let physical distancing deter you from listing now. Younger buyers start their searches online and are comfortable with virtual showings. In fact, our preferred real estate agents report strong sales using a variety of online tools. Still need more reasons to list in the fall? Read on!

1. Serious buyers: Typically, buyers...

Safe, Healthy and Updated at Windsor Run

Jul 28, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- In the recent article, A leader’s guide: Communicating with teams, stakeholders, and communities during COVID-19, international management consulting firm McKinsey & Company stresses the importance of communication in addressing the desire for transparency and guidance during times of crisis. According to the article, “at such times, a leader’s words and actions can help keep people safe, help them adjust and cope emotionally, and help them put their experience into context and draw meaning from it.”

Recognizing the importance of providing accurate, comprehensive and timely information, George Comfort, Executive Director of Windsor Run , an...

Windsor Run’s Student Employees Take on New Roles with Enthusiasm

Jul 17, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- Windsor Run, an Erickson Living developed and managed community, employs numerous local high school and college students, most as members of the dining services team.

With physical distancing protocols in place as a result of COVID-19, these students have seamlessly transitioned into new roles, each with a profound dedication to the community members they serve.

“These students fill a crucial role in serving our residents during this challenging time,” says Executive Director George Comfort. “Their willingness to show up and make sure residents are taken care of is really inspirational.”

Service with...

Feeling Secure at Windsor Run

Jun 9, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the tireless work of employees and the dedication of residents to safety have strengthened the already solid bond at Windsor Run , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Matthews, North Carolina.

“Management acted quickly in the early stages of the pandemic to restrict visitors, implement social distancing and create important protocol,” says resident Maureen Hlavacek. “Each day, we witness employees doing multiple jobs, not just their ‘normal’ job, to protect our safety.”

Windsor Run employees have provided residents with daily meals and delivery...

Windsor Run Realty & Moving Services Helping New Residents Make Move by Adapting to Times

Jun 3, 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 partnering with a trusted senior move manager.

As we face the pandemic together, sales team professionals at Windsor Run in Matthews, North Carolina...

‘Feeling very well protected’ at Windsor Run

May 5, 2020

Matthews, North Carolina-- “Across our family of communities, residents and staff are taking extraordinary steps to protect the health and safety of our loved ones, friends, neighbors, and caregivers,” says Erickson Living Chief Executive Officer Alan Butler, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This commitment and dedication have been seen daily at Windsor Run , an Erickson Living-managed community in Matthews, N.C., as staff work tirelessly to serve and protect every community member.

“I am thankful for the care and concern about the health and safety of all residents at Windsor Run,” says Anne...