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Oak Crest Promotes John Lurz to Continuing Care Administrator

March 19, 2013

PARKVILLE, MD---Oak Crest retirement community announced the promotion of John Lurz to the position of Continuing Care Administrator.
Previously, Mr. Lurz served as the Assisted Living Manager at the Erickson Living community in northeast Baltimore County.
Mr. Lurz brings fifteen years of health care administration to his new leadership position.  With Oak Crest since 2010, he has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for more than six years.
The extended care neighborhood at Oak Crest provides assisted living, respite care, post-acute rehabilitation & nursing care and outpatient rehabilitation services. 
It holds the coveted Five-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and earned a 2012 Committed to Excellence Award from the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.
Mr. Lurz earned an associate's degree from Essex Community College and his bachelor's degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland in College Park.  Prior to his career in health care, he served on active duty with the United States Navy for six years.
A resident of Bel Air, MD, Mr. Lurz is an active volunteer with Harford County Public Schools and the Harford County Recreation Council.  He was born and raised in Middle River, MD.
The retirement community also features independent living neighborhoods of 1,524 residences.
About Oak Crest: Oak Crest, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit