Local Benefits of Erickson Living at Braddock
At Erickson Living, we strive to be great neighbors before and after a community opens.

Our communities help fulfill a need for senior housing and services.

Our professional planners work with members of the community to design a campus that will bring much-needed services while minimizing the effect on the area's traffic, aesthetics, environment, character, and culture. 

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Our communities are largely self-sufficient.

Erickson Living campuses are uniquely self-sufficient, providing their own transportation services, their own maintenance, and their own road repair, snow removal, and other services typically funded by the local government.

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Our communities are respected friends of local government.

In the Washington, D.C. area, our communities have been supported and recognized by Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Montgomery County officials not only for providing exceptional senior care and services, but also for engaging in community activism and philanthropic activity.

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Our residents and staff support local volunteer organizations and philanthropic efforts.

Residents and staff at our communities support a variety of nonprofit and charitable organizations through donation campaigns and volunteer service. Those efforts benefit area emergency responders, families in need, students, and a variety of local volunteer organizations. 

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We listen to and learn from the experts: our residents.

We take great pride in learning from our residents. After a campus opens, all Erickson Living communities have a resident member on the Board of Directors and an elected Resident Council that works side by side with community leadership to ensure we’re not only meeting and exceeding the expectations of our residents and staff, but also that of our local community.

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Local Erickson Living by the Numbers.

Among Erickson Living's 19 communities nationwide are three thriving Washington, D.C. area communities: Ashby Ponds in Ashburn (Loudoun County), Greenspring in Springfield (Fairfax County), and Riderwood in Silver Spring (Montgomery County). They represent over 40 years of combined experience providing care and services to area seniors. Greenspring opened in 1998, Riderwood in 2000, and Ashby Ponds in 2008.


In 2017:

  • More than $600,000 in student scholarships raised for area students in Virginia and Maryland. Every year, residents and staff at Erickson Living communities raise funds for higher education scholarships for student employees who meet a variety of criteria.
  • On average, more than 1,700 residents participated each month in volunteer work at the three communities.
  • The continuing care neighborhood at each community received a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.