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50+ Residents Participate in 18th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon

Apr 22, 2019

Peabody, MA -- More than 50 people who live at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Peabody, MA participated in the 18th annual Brooksby Village Marathon.

“The rain held off for us and we once again had another great event,” said Rokia Paone, Fitness Manager, Brooksby Village. “So many came out to run and walk the one mile course. We also had people along the route cheering on the participants. It’s always a very popular event with both residents and staff.”

Brooksby Village residents also filmed the marathon to...

Elizabeth Macomber Named Leader of the Year at Brooksby Village

Mar 18, 2019

Peabody, MA— Elizabeth Macomber, Philanthropy Manager at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Peabody, MA, was named the retirement community’s Leader of the Year for 2018.

Macomber was one of 20 employees selected by their respective communities or corporate departments and recognized nationally among her peers during the Erickson Living Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland on March 4.

The recognition is given to a manager or director who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates and empowers his or her team members to commit to excellence in...

It's Diversity Month at Brooksby Village

Mar 8, 2019

Peabody, MA -- Residents and Staff at Brooksby Village, an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Peabody, MA will be celebrating Diversity Month throughout the entire month of March with a number of fun and educational events.

"We are really excited about all the Diversity Month opportunities planned for our residents and staff this year," said Rev. Chad William Kidd, Pastoral Ministries Manager, Brooksby Village. "One of our most popular events is "Tasting Brooksby Diversity." At this event, residents enjoy cuisine from around the world thanks to the Brooksby Village Dining Services team. From guest speakers, to...

Strong Passion for Culinary Excellence - Be Our Guest at Brooksby Village

Feb 18, 2019

Tantalizing, made-to-order entrees on the menu at Brooksby Village

Peabody, Mass. – February 18, 2019 – When you live at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Peabody, MA great dining options are just outside your home. Brooksby Village offers flavorful, cooked-to-order meals in its five onsite restaurants.

“Our goal is to provide an extraordinary experience for every guest, every time,” says Director of Dining Services Charleen Archambault. “Our culinary team of professionals serve up fresh ingredients prepared just the way you like them.”

Each of Brooksby...

Brooksby Village Residents Raise Over $3700 for Student Scholarship Fund

Jan 17, 2019
Peabody, MA -- Joan Pappalardo and John Murphy, Brooksby Village residents, unveiled their North Pole Village once again this holiday season and raised over $3700 for the Brooksby Village Student Scholarship Fund! More than 1200 residents, staff and their families visited their North Pole Village during 32 open houses. This year the village was 14 ft long and 7 1/2 ft deep. The two story North Pole Village included 2 skating rinks, mountains with skiers, a train, simulated flowing water, and many more beautiful features. Joan and John presented the money this week to Elizabeth Macomber, Philanthropy Manager, Brooksby Village...

Lifelong friends enjoy active, vibrant lifestyle at Brooksby Village

Nov 7, 2018

Peabody, MA – Peggy Ciampa and Nancy Innocenti’s friendship spans the better part of six decades.

“We met as nursing students at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, [Mass.],” says Ciampa. “Nancy and I had similar interests and connected on a lot of levels. It was almost like we were sisters.”

Now, through all of life’s twists and turns, the two friends find themselves back together, this time at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living community in Peabody, MA,

“Peggy and her husband Bob moved here first,” says Innocenti. “The concept of a retirement community...

Lights were shining bright at the Broadway to Brooksby Gala

Oct 22, 2018

Peabody, MA – It felt like Broadway at Brooksby Village on Friday night when hundreds of people who live and work at Brooksby Village , an Erickson Living community in Peabody, MA, attended the Broadway to Brooksby Gala.

“This was our 18 th annual Charity Gala and it was a wonderful night,” said Elizabeth Macomber, Philanthropy Manager, Brooksby Village. “Each year the Gala brings together both people who live and work at Brooksby Village with our supporting vendors and local community members. The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. Everyone looks forward to this...

Why wait? Younger retirees enjoy vibrant, maintenance-free lifestyle at Brooksby Village

Aug 10, 2018

Peabody, MA – – When Ron and Maureen D’Addario began contemplating a move from their home of 44 years in Reading, Mass., they thought they might be too young for a retirement community.

Both in their early seventies, the D’Addarios initially considered moving to a condo for those over 55.

“It didn’t take us long to figure out that would require two moves,” says Ron, who taught auto mechanics at Winchester High School. “We didn’t want to move once to a condo, and, a few years later, move again to a retirement community.”

The couple decided to...

170 Guests Attend Annual Taste of Brooksby Village

Jun 11, 2018

Peabody, MA - - More than 170 people attended the Annual Taste of Brooksby Village. Brooksby Village’s classically trained chefs de cuisines highlighted delectable menu selections from appetizers to desserts at the event.

The guests, which included a mix of priority list members and new visitors, discovered the benefits of maintenance-free retirement. They toured the campus, explored available apartment homes, sampled fabulous cuisine, and met with a number of resident ambassadors.

“The success of this annual Open House event is attributed to the many staff members and residents who gave their time to help us out,” said Suzanne...

For Two Brooksby Village Residents, Continuing to Work Keeps Them Energized and Gives Them a Purpose

May 7, 2018

Peabody, MA – Five days a week, Felicia Wilczenski commutes into Boston from Brooksby Village, an Erickson Living retirement community in Peabody, MA, where she lives.

As associate dean and professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Wilczenski embraces the opportunity to pursue a career she loves.

“Every day is unique,” said Wilczenski. “I have interesting projects that come my way, and I like the purpose and collegiality that come from working.”

At 68, Wilczenski isn’t alone in her decision to work into her golden years.

According to...