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95% of New Windsor Run Residents Turn to Erickson Realty & Moving Services

May 20, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— “We are constantly telling our friends and family members how happy we are living at Windsor Run,” says Buck Gatewood, who moved to the community with his wife Eileen last June. “We highly recommend using Erickson Realty and Moving services . It will ensure that your move to this wonderful community is a happy, stress-free event. It will also put you in a great frame of mind, ready to enjoy your new life.”

As the number of Baby Boomers selling their houses and moving to continuing care retirement communities grows exponentially, so does the...

Windsor Run Celebrates First Anniversary

May 16, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina-- Commemorating a full year and looking forward to a bright future, Windsor Run hosted a day of celebration for its 1st anniversary on May 15. Residents and employees enjoyed a day of activities that highlighted a year of growth and friendship. “Our pioneer residents and employees laid the foundation for Windsor Run to blossom into a caring, mission-oriented community serving seniors in the Charlotte area. In the years to come, we will continue to welcome new residents and staff members, but we will always owe these pioneers our gratitude,” stated George Comfort, Executive Director of the...

Windsor Run Executive Chef Brings Diverse Background to the Table

Mar 7, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— At age 16 in Morgantown, West Virginia, Patrick Yeager faced a familiar teenage dilemma. He needed gas money.

“My parents were hard-working, but, if I wanted to drive and hang out with my friends, I needed a job,” recalled Chef Patrick, Executive Chef at Windsor Run, a retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living. “I started at KFC and worked my way to Ruby Tuesday’s where I eventually helped with new location openings.”

As cooking came natural to Chef Patrick, he’s never looked back. After earning a degree from West Virginia University, he...

Windsor Run's Bo Lundh Named Leader of the Year by Erickson Living

Mar 7, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina-- Bo Lundh, Associate Executive Director of Windsor Run, was named Leader of the Year for 2018 by Erickson Living.

The recognition is given to a manager or director who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates and empowers his or her team members to commit to excellence in serving residents.

Mr. Lundh was one of 20 employees selected by their respective communities or corporate departments and recognized nationally among his peers during the Erickson Living Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland on March 4.

Erickson Living is the developer and manager of...

Windsor Run Names Amanda Bates as Personal Moving Consultant

Jan 17, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run, an Erickson Living retirement community, named Amanda Bates as Personal Moving Consultant.

Mrs. Bates previously served as the Events Coordinator for the Sales Department of Windsor Run. In her new position, she will lead the realty and moving services program, designed to provide new residents with a seamless transition to the community. She will offer customers individualized guidance on the logistics of their move and coordinate services with a preferred network of Realtors®, downsizers and senior move managers with vast experience in the Charlotte area.

At the heart of the program is...

Windsor Run Employees Team Up to Support Foster Village Charlotte

Nov 30, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina— For businesses, team-building activities take on a variety of forms, from zip-lining in a forest to playing paint ball in a themed-venue.

The Leadership Team of Windsor Run took it the extra step. On November 29, employees of the Erickson Living retirement community chose a project that helped a local charity in time for the holidays.

They partnered with Queen City Bicycles and Trips for Kids Charlotte to build six new, safety-inspected bicycles that will be donated to children via Foster Village Charlotte.

“The teams had to tackle a series of challenges, negotiate...

Erickson Realty and Moving Services helps those moving to the largest county in North Carolina

Nov 14, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina-- According to U.S. Census figures released in July, Mecklenburg County is the largest county in the state, with a population of nearly 1.1 million. The county’s estimated population growth rate between 2017 and 2018 was 6.43 percent, making it one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina.

Mirroring this accelerated growth is Erickson Living’s Mecklenburg County community – Windsor Run, located in Matthews. Since opening in May, the community has grown quickly necessitating the addition of a third residential community, Beech Hollow, opening in 2019.

In an effort to address the needs of...

Windsor Run Community Supports Florence Relief Efforts

Oct 17, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina-- Windsor Run partnered with the Town of Matthews Fire and EMS Department to help those impacted by the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence.

On October 3, a team of ten residents and employees from the Erickson Living retirement community delivered 50 cases of bottled water to the Matthews Fire and EMS station house. The water will be shipped to those living in flood-stricken areas in North Carolina.

“The long process of recovery will hopefully be made easier because of generosity of communities such as Windsor Run throughout North Carolina,” wrote Rob Kinniburgh, Chief of...

The Early Move Was the Right Fit for Windsor Run Resident

Oct 12, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina— Sometimes in life, you know when it’s an immediate “no-brainer”.

That’s how Sandy Schneiderman described the experience when she visited Windsor Run, an Erickson Living retirement community, for the first time in June, 2017.

“After attending my grandson’s graduation in Pennsylvania, I made a stop in Matthews to see what my son had discovered,” recalled Sandy. “We casually stopped by Windsor Run and spoke to Mindi Thinnes, a sales associate. She invited us to stay for the luncheon and discussion that had been planned that day to learn about the community.”

Upon learning...

Windsor Run Names Ryan Barkley as Director of Sales

Aug 17, 2018

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run retirement community named Ryan Barkley as Director of Sales.

Mr. Barkley brings more than 12 years of sales experience to this leadership position. For the last seven years, he moved through the ranks from an associate to sales manager at Riderwood, a sister Erickson Living community located in Silver Spring, Maryland. He previously worked for RE/MAX, LLC.

“Our team extends a warm welcome to Ryan as he begins a new chapter in his career with Erickson Living,” stated George Comfort, Executive Director of Windsor Run. “Ryan provided tremendous customer service and engagement...