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Press Releases from Erickson Living (14 total)

Robin Gliboff Named Executive Director of Devonshire at PGA National

Gliboff assumes leadership role of Erickson Living retirement community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) – Robin Gliboff has been named the Executive Director of Devonshire at PGA National, and the community’s continuing care neighborhood, Chatsworth at PGA National. The properties, located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., are owned and managed by Erickson Living. Gliboff joined Erickson Living in 2003 and has more than 30 years of

Seniors Will Connect With the Digital World at Greenspring Technology Summit

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) - October 20, 2011 - In August of 2011, the Pew Research Center released a study showing that 42% of seniors over 65 are online, with the majority using a search engine or video-sharing site. Additionally, according to Nielsen, e-reader and tablet usage is also growing steadily in the over 55 population. Seniors are embracing new technologies in droves; technologies which arguably may improve memory, balance,

Permanent Charter of the American Legion is Established at Greenspring Retiremen …

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA (September 26, 2011) – Fittingly, just days after Patriot Day and National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Greenspring Post 123 was named a permanent charter of the American Legion in a ceremony on September 20. Greenspring received a provisional charter last year when resident Curtis Ross recruited 15 members of the community to join the Post. Today, Greenspring Post 123 has 44 members and hopes to continue adding

Seniors Monitor Their Diets with Innovative, Web-based Nutritional Program

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – On August 28, Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Va. launched an updated version of the community’s existing My Nutrition program. The program, which was originally launched at Greenspring in July 2010, allows residents to go online and view the nutritional value of each meal item served at the community’s four restaurants. Additionally, the program makes it simple for those with certain food allergies to filter
08-09-2011 | Sports
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Greenspring Resident Wins Gold at 2011 National Senior Games

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA - Jack Cason, 78, left the 2011 National Senior Games held in Houston, Texas and returned to his home at Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Va. with a gold medal in hand. Earning a score of 1706/1800 points in the all compound release archery competition, he received the highest score among all males aged 74-79. Cason, a Florida native, initially picked up archery as a hobby. He

Greenspring Resident Receives Lifetime Award from the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – Emile “Mickey” Zimmerman, currently a resident at Greenspring retirement community, remembers playing in the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s (FSO) first venue at Annandale High School. Zimmerman, who helped to form the group in 1957, was the orchestra’s first Concertmaster when they acquired a permanent concert venue at George Mason University. Zimmerman retired from the FSO in 1991 and was recently presented with the Dorothy Farnham Feuer

Twenty-One Fairfax County High School Students Eligible for Scholarships from Gr …

Students who have worked at the community are eligible for $6000 in higher education scholarships SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – Since 1999, Greenspring has awarded scholarships to local high school students who have worked in various dining services capacities at the retirement community; the scholarships are paid directly to the college or professional school of the students’ choice. Two years ago, the scholarship amount was increased from $4000 to $6000 per

Lynn Keefe Joins Greenspring as the Community’s Associate Executive Director

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – On May 9, 2011, Lynn Keefe joined Greenspring as the Associate Executive Director for the retirement community. Keefe has over 20 years of progressive experience working with non-profits and comes to Greenspring from the American Red Cross. “I am extremely pleased to welcome Ms. Keefe to Greenspring,” said Robin Gliboff, Greenspring’s Executive Director. “Her extensive leadership experience and proven dedication will undoubtedly guide her in making

Resident Group at Ashby Ponds Retirement Community Collects $5300 for Packages S …

ASHBURN, VIRGINIA – In April 2010, a resident group called “The Ladies Who Do Nothing” at the Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn, Va. began collecting donations for members of the military stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. After the first collection, which resulted in bucket upon bucket of donations from toothpaste to soap to books and $1000 in cash, the group assembled 48 care packages to send to soldiers.

Fitch Upgrades Greenspring’s Revenue Bonds Rating from “BBB+” to “A”

Bonds rating agency sees a “stable” financial outlook for the retirement community The 2011 annual review by Fitch Ratings, a bonds rating agency that provides information to current and potential purchasers of publicly traded bonds, has upgraded Greenspring’s former 2010 rating of “BBB+” to “A”. This rating is driven by a number of key factors including Greenspring’s consistently high occupancy levels for all levels of care including independent living, assisted

Karen Boyce-Adams Joins Greenspring as Renaissance Gardens Administrator

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – On May 3, 2011, Karen Boyce-Adams joined Greenspring retirement community as the new Administrator of Renaissance Gardens, the extended care neighborhood at the community. Boyce-Adams has been an Erickson Living employee for the past ten years and brings along with her a wealth of experience in the nursing and health care industries. “We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Boyce-Adams to our community,” said Robin Gliboff,

Greenspring’s Renaissance Gardens Receives 2011 George Mason University Health …

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – Renaissance Gardens, the extended care neighborhood at the Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Va., received the 2011 George Mason University Health Care Quality Improvement Award for Senior Housing/Long Term Care. Andrew Carle, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration department at GMU presented the award to Greenspring staff on Tuesday, April 26. The award recognized the “Studio at Renaissance Gardens” project, which involved

Greenspring Performing Arts Group Offers Scholarships to Students at George Maso …

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – The Greenspring Players, a performing arts resident group at Greenspring retirement community, is using performance proceeds to provide scholarships to students at George Mason University (GMU) who have shown a commitment to the arts. To be considered, applicants must be a rising junior or senior and must be studying to be a performer, director, designer, or to serve a technical support function. Due to a

95-Year-Old Greenspring Resident Prepares to Exhibit Original Artwork in D.C.

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA—It’s safe to say that Sidney Foster, 95, had no idea how much his life would change when he attended his first abstract art class at Greenspring retirement community in October 2010. Now, Foster is preparing for his first professional art show at the Geoffrey Diner Gallery in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Starting May 27, ten of Foster’s paintings will be on display