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Couple Enjoys Peace of Mind Windsor Run Provides While Traveling, Offers Tips

Aug 8, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Many residents of Windsor Run have enjoyed a busy summer taking road trips to visit family and friends, enjoying cruises and traveling internationally to fulfill lifelong “bucket lists.”

They are not alone in following this national trend. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans are planning a vacation in 2019.

Doris and Bruce Bowen have been residents of the Erickson Living community in Matthews since June 2018. They recently completed a Viking River cruise through Hungary, Austria and Germany.

“We’ve been avid travelers since we...

Windsor Run Named One of the Healthiest Employers by Charlotte Business Journal

Jul 8, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run was named #8 in the giant business category for the 2019 Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte Awards sponsored by the Charlotte Business Journal . The rankings were revealed on June 28 during a wellness expo and awards presentation at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Healthiest Employers, an Indianapolis-based consulting firm, scored the companies from an assessment of more than 60 questions based on company culture, strategic planning, programming, interventions and more. Windsor Run is developed and managed by Erickson Living , a national leader in senior living with more than...

Planning for a Secure, Engaging Retirement at Windsor Run

Jun 26, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Throughout his career, Buck Gatewood served in prominent executive positions and on boards of directors, including as Senior Vice President of Duke Energy Corporation and a National Board Member of the American Leadership Forum. These leadership roles entailed maintaining an extensive knowledge of multiple industries, establishing trustworthy relationships, and of course, understanding corporate budgeting and financing.

When Buck and his wife, Eileen, were ready to make the transition from their house in the nearby Mayfair community in south Charlotte, they did their due diligence when exploring senior living options throughout the area.

“We seriously...

Culinary Professionals of Windsor Run Honored at 2019 Chef Wars

Jun 20, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run was proud to participate in the 2019 Chef Wars Competition, sponsored by Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte.

The event, held on June 12 at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, brought together talented culinary professionals from continuing care retirement communities in the region to provide entrées and desserts for guests to taste and judge. More than 300 people attended the fundraiser, enjoying exceptional cuisine and fellowship.

After the voting was tallied, the culinary team from Windsor Run received second place in the best entrée category, presenting a delicious meal featuring Sous...

Windsor Run Opens New Independent Living Residences

Jun 13, 2019

Matthews, North Carolina— Windsor Run , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , announced the opening of its newest independent living building, Beech Hollow.

Each of the 101 new apartment homes found in Beech Hollow, from large one-bedroom to luxurious two-bedroom floor plans, features popular amenities such as open layouts, modernized kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets.

“Our goal is to meet the tremendous demand for the Erickson Living lifestyle in Mecklenburg County,” stated Ryan Barkley, Director of Sales at Windsor Run. “The...

Five Questions With…Becky Dinello from Windsor Run

May 31, 2019

Becky Dinello serves as the Resident Life Coordinator at Windsor Run. This year, she led an intergenerational project that brought residents from Windsor Run together with fourth graders from St. Gabriel School in Charlotte. A “school-year’s” worth of fun, inspiration and friendship culminated on May 23 as the students made a special presentation to our residents.

Becky recently spoke about the project.

How did the partnership with St. Gabriel begin?

Becky: It started last September as I was invited to the school to introduce myself and the community of Windsor Run to a...

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...