Erickson Senior Living Recognized as a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace

June 22, 2015

Greenspring's workplace culture sets the standard in northern Virginia senior housing

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"It is truly an honor to receive this extraordinary recognition," said Ben Cornthwaite, Greenspring's Executive Director.  "Being named a top workplace is further testament to the commitment to excellence that our employees demonstrate each and every day.  Their dedication to providing superior care and service helps our residents enjoy the lifestyle they deserve."

The 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace awards were determined based on feedback received from an employee survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC.   A leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, WorkplaceDynamics began the Top Workplaces program in 2006 and today, conducts regional programs with 45 major publishing partners across the United States.  Their program is based the belief that, "the most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in."

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Greenspring retirement community employs over 1000 staff members in fields from administration to health care to culinary services, among many more.  The community, home to nearly 2000 residents, is dedicated to providing superior resident and employee services.  Greenspring promotes a supportive work environment with a focus on values such as integrity, teamwork, and communication, and  provides a comprehensive benefits package with features including access to an on-site employee health and wellness center, tuition assistance, and a volunteer support program. 

The Washington Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 21, 2015. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit and

Greenspring, one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of whom reside in the community's 1404 independent living apartment homes.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at