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 7,000 full-time employees in 11 states.
"Promoting health and wellness for residents and employees is an integral part of our culture. We are proud of the programs that we have established to highlight the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Every little step helps, and it's rewarding to see our employees embrace it," stated George Comfort, Executive Director. "On behalf of Windsor Run, I would like to thank the Charlotte Business Journal for spotlighting this important aspect of the work experience and acknowledging companies in our region that perform well."
Allison Vessels, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director of Human Resources, noted the robust complement of activities geared to health and wellness. These include the employee wellness fund, access to the on-site medical center, fun activities such as the annual walking challenge & health fair, free flu shots and discounts to national programs such as Weight Watchers and smoking cessation.
"Studies show that many health risks are preventable with improved lifestyle choices and that a strong workplace culture can influence individuals to become more aware of their overall wellness," noted Dr. Vessels. "We are proud that many of our employees have taken advantage of the incentives that Windsor Run offers; it's truly a win-win proposition for everyone."
Windsor Run employs more than 110 full and part-time employees at its campus in Matthews. More information about rewarding career opportunities in senior living can be found at https://jobs.ericksonliving.com.
About Windsor Run: Windsor Run, situated on a scenic 60-acre campus in Matthews, North Carolina, is one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®. The community is home to 330 residents who are supported by a team of more than 110 employees. Additional information about Windsor Run can be found at WindsorRunCommunity.com.