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The Joy of Living at Brooksby Village With New Friends

Nov 13, 2020

People are at the heart of what makes Peabody community a special place to call home

Peabody, MA - Relationships matter. In a year when social distancing is imposing a sense of isolation on people of all ages, the value of community has never been more evident. Those who live at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody are embracing friendships, connectedness, diversity, and new beginnings this holiday season.

“Times like...

As vibrant as ever - Select amenities and services reopen at Brooksby Village

Oct 27, 2020

Peabody, MA – Familiar sights and sounds are returning to Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody, as the community continues its phased reopening efforts. Select services and amenities are now open on campus, including restaurants for in-venue dining.

“It’s wonderful to see residents re-engaging with each other and with staff,” says Executive Director Tracie Bettano. “We’re starting to feel that vibrancy once again across the community.”

In the uncertainty of the spring and summer,...

Residents Attend Brooksby Village Virtual Gala to Benefit Resident Care Fund

Oct 23, 2020

“Cheers to 20 Years!”

Peabody, MA – More than 300 residents attended the first-ever virtual Gala benefitting the Resident Care Fund at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody, Mass . The special event titled “Cheers to 20 Years” was completely virtual and broadcast live to the entire community via Brooksby Village’s own in-house television station, BBV-TV.

“In the spirit of celebrating the 20th year of our community, we offered a creative and unique alternative...

Relationships make all the difference at Brooksby Village

Oct 19, 2020

Peabody, MA -- When Gail Thompson decided to move to Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody, Mass, in June 2015, her good friend Lynne Holton took note.

“I had breakfast with Gail one morning, and she told me she was planning to move to Brooksby,” says Lynne. “I was a bit stunned, because she was on the younger side, active, and, in my mind, not yet ready to move to a retirement community.”

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Brooksby Village's Integrated Health and Wellness System Works Seamlessly for Residents

Oct 6, 2020

Peabody, MA -- Onsite amenities often top the list of reasons why people choose to move to Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living managed community in Peabody, Mass.

The fitness center, all-season swimming pool, pharmacy, salon, bank, country store, library, woodshop, worship center, games room and classrooms, putting green, walking paths, and gardening areas ensure community members have everything they need to stay physically, mentally, and socially active in every season.

One on-campus amenity, in particular, is key to accessing the best in senior...

Brooksby Village employee the first graduate from the Erickson University School of Culinary Arts

Sep 1, 2020

‘The future is yours’

Peabody, MA -- School may look a little different this academic year for students across the nation. Online learning, adjusted days or hours, and physical distancing are all measures implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19.

New circumstances require creative learning opportunities. Well ahead of the coronavirus threat, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, has been offering innovative educational programs to support employee development.

Its newest program, the Erickson University School of Culinary Arts, launched in...

Why move now to Brooksby Village?

Aug 17, 2020

Enjoy retirement living today and in the future at Brooksby Village

Peabody, MA -- John and Nancy Tobey were in the midst of planning their move to Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody, Mass ., when the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country.

“My first thought was that we should wait a year until this passes,” says John, a retired college math professor and author of mathematics textbooks. “A lot of retirement communities and...

Lifestyle at Brooksby Village frees Winchester Couple to Embrace New Chapter

Jul 22, 2020

Better at Brooksby Village

Peabody, MA -- As Dr. Robert Wilson and his wife Kathy considered a potential move to Brooksby Village , the Erickson Living -managed community in Peabody, Mass., they began to think about the benefits of moving sooner rather than later.

Robert, an orthodontist who works at a family owned practice with his son in Winchester, Mass., puts in long hours when he’s at the office every Monday and Tuesday. On Fridays, Robert lectures and leads clinicals at the Tufts...

Brooksby Village TV-919 Keeps Residents Connected During Unpreceded Period

Jul 1, 2020

Creativity is the Key to Successful Community Engagement

Peabody, MA – For anyone who lives at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Peabody, Mass., one of the best ways to keep abreast of important campus news is by tuning into Brooksby Village (BBV) TV-919, the community’s closed circuit internal TV channel. So, it has come as no surprise to the community that one key part of helping residents stay informed, active and engaged during the pandemic...

Residents, staff at Brooksby Village find new ways to carry on

Jun 16, 2020

In search of the silver lining

When Arleen Mednick moved to Brooksby Village with her husband Ralph in 2018, she didn’t waste any time exploring the clubs and activities at the Erickson Living developed and managed community in Peabody, Mass., had to offer.

“I jumped in with both feet and had a wonderful time,” says Arleen, co-chair of the Concerned Citizens group and a member of the Current Events group and the Diversity Committee. She also takes improvisation classes and serves as a floor captain...