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The Joy of Living at Ashby Ponds Includes New Friendships

Nov 18, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Living alone in her house for seven years following the death of her husband, Marge Van Lierde scheduled a visit to Ashby Ponds , an Erickson Living -managed community in Ashburn, Va., a trip that not only changed her life, but the lives of many others.

Making the decision to move to the community in late 2018, Marge immediately opened her doors to prospective residents and began sharing the joy she felt, as a member of the Ashby Ponds community, with everyone she knew.

“I’m thrilled with my decision to move to Ashby...

At Ashby Ponds, There’s Nothing Like the Power of Friendship

Oct 29, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Over the last twenty years, Raoul Drapeau and his friends Kirk DeNee and Cheryl Graczyk, all members of a Northern Virginia Midweek Hikers group, logged thousands of miles hiking together in the Shenandoah mountains.

“The best part of our hikes are the conversations,” says Raoul. “Over the years, my wife Connie and I became close friends with Kirk and Cheryl.”

In September 2015, Raoul and Connie moved to Ashby Ponds , an Erickson Living -managed community in Ashburn, Va. Coming from Vienna, Va., the couple was determined to blend their current activities with...

A Winter Move to Ashby Ponds Makes Sense

Oct 22, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Winter is just around the corner. While many of us hunker down and wait for the spring tulips to bloom, savvy seniors are already planning their moves to a new home.

Here are just a few of the many smart, money-saving reasons why now is a good time to move to Ashby Ponds , an Erickson Living -managed community in Ashburn, Virginia:

Less competition means lower stress: Summer is the busiest time in the moving industry. On average, 60% of relocations occur in June, July, and August. High volume means that drivers...

No Better Place to Be Than Ashby Ponds

Aug 26, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- “Based on the exceptional work of Ashby Ponds’ dedicated team of professionals, along with the support of residents, we have managed the challenges of COVID-19 very well,” says Will Nance, Executive Director, of the Erickson Living managed community. “For those looking for an engaging social environment to live and a community where essential services like security and medical care are right at your fingertips, there is no better time to call Ashby Ponds home.”

Community member Alicia Sommers agrees.

“I am so grateful to all the wonderfully caring Ashby Ponds staff...

Responding With Care at Ashby Ponds

Aug 19, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Worldwide, the arrival of COVID-19 ushered in the advent of a new “normal,” complete with carefully thought out safety precautions and protocols. For the sales team at Ashby Ponds , an Erickson Living managed senior living community in Ashburn, keeping residents safe and happy meant readjusting traditional work responsibilities to best serve the community.

In the months since the phased reopening of the community, the sales team is, once again, returning to their original roles, while continuing to serve both community members and future residents.

“While the last few months are unique, they have...

‘Trusted realty and moving partners’ at Ashby Ponds

Jul 16, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Despite the changes resulting from COVID-19, people throughout the country are continuing to search for and purchase their next home. According to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR), “the number of properties going under contract and closing have essentially tracked with the usual seasonal patterns.”

This is great news for people moving to Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living managed community in Ashburn, Virginia. Since Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19 on March 12, 2020, the business side of real estate, meaning the processing of offers and the execution of contracts,...

Ashby Ponds TV Plays Key Role in Community’s COVID-19 Response

Jun 24, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- In April during a “good news” segment, a national cable network shared video of Ashby Ponds residents joining together safely, in song, as a way to connect during the COVID-19 pandemic. But performing in front of the camera is nothing new to members of the Erickson Living community in Loudoun County.

Recognizing the value of television programming in providing timely information and entertainment, Ashby Ponds residents and employees have fully engaged their own in-house station.

“During this unprecedented time, Ashby Ponds TV (Channel 972) serves as a primary communications resource in...

Ashby Ponds Names Elizabeth Dunwoody as Sales Manager

Jun 10, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia— Ashby Ponds , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , promoted Elizabeth Dunwoody to the position of Sales Manager.

Ms. Dunwoody has been with Ashby Ponds since July 2017, beginning her career as Sales Associate where she focused on customer experience during events and enhanced the community’s popular Live the Life Program. In August 2019, she was promoted to Senior Sales Associate. During this time, Ms. Dunwoody managed the administrative components of the realty and moving services program and developed an advanced proficiency with Salesforce.

As Sales...

Ashby Ponds Realty & Moving Services Program Helping New Residents Make Move

Jun 4, 2020

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move manager.

As we face the pandemic together, sales team professionals at Ashby Ponds in Ashburn, Virginia are...

‘We are all in this together’ at Ashby Ponds

Jun 3, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia-- Throughout the COVID-19 shelter at home directive, employees at Ashby Ponds , an Erickson Living -developed and managed community in Ashburn, searched for meaningful ways to bring enjoyment to residents while strengthening strong community bonds.

“Our staff are our heroes,” says Lyn Lubic. “It has been amazing the way they have stepped up to do so many things that they have never done before. I wouldn’t want to be living anywhere else but right here at Ashby Ponds as we navigate this crisis together.”

Just days into the implementation of physical-distancing measures, employees...