People who Live and Work at Brooksby Village Kicked off Spring with a Tropical Heatwave!

Peabody, MA- People who live and work at Brooksby Village kicked off spring with a number of Tropical Heat Wave events! "What better way to kick off the season than with a full day of activities themed around fun in the sun," said Fran Gerrior, Community Resources Lead Coodinator, Brooksby Village.  "We have had a few nice days so everyone is ready to kick off spring!" People who live and work at Brooksby Village wore Hawaiian style clothes and the campus was decorated in tropical colored streamers, balloons and more.  Residents enjoyed tropical themed meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.   The afternoon consisted of hula dancing and a pie eating contest. Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring an on-site medical center, staffed by full-time doctors, five restaurants, two convenience stores, two beauty parlors, a TV studio, a swimming pool, activity rooms, classrooms, game rooms and even two branches of a bank.  Residents also have the opportunity to take part in hundreds of different clubs and activities.  The community also has its own Interfaith Chapel on campus that serves as the physical foundation for a strong faith-based community. About Erickson Living:  Erickson Living develops and manages full-service retirement communities including Brooksby Village that provide worry-free living for America's seniors - the country's fastest-growing population segment.  Erickson's refundable entrance deposit and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into every community, 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.  And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009.  For more information, visit www.ericksonliving.com.