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Erickson Living Names Helen Lanagan Executive Director for Brooksby Village

Aug 21, 2013
Peabody, MA - Erickson Living has named Helen Lanagan as the Executive Director at Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA. In her new leadership position, Lanagan will oversee the overall operations of this retirement community; one of two Erickson Living developed and managed sites in the Boston area. "Helen is a results-orientated leader with more than 20 years of experience in health, elder care and management, marketing, budget development, public relations, human resource management, program development and strategic planning, making her a perfect fit for this key role," said Christopher J. Emmett, regional vice president of operations. "Her expertise and dedication...

Brooksby Village Opens Health and Wellness Center for its 900 Employees

Jun 24, 2013
Peabody, MA - Brooksby Village, an Erickson Living retirement community,  is opening an Employee Health & Wellness Center (EHWC) for its 900 employees.  Employees at Brooksby Village may schedule routine medical appointments in the center and/or take advantage of new wellness initiatives to ensure good health.  It is for employees 18 and older.  "Regardless if any employee has insurance through Erickson Living or not, all employees can be seen at the center which is staffed with a Nurse Practitioner and a Medical Assistant," said Mary Naughton, Director of Human Resources, Brooksby Village. "We will offer a number of services and programs...

Brooksby Village Names Reverend Karen Maleri Manager of Pastoral Ministries

Jun 24, 2013
Brooksby Village has named Reverend Karen Maleri as the new Manager of Pastoral Ministries. Reverend Maleri comes to Brooksby Village with a wealth of experience in interfaith collaboration, management, and continuing care retirement community experience.   She was an ecumenical liaison for her church in the Milton Interfaith Clergy Association immediately prior to her coming to Brooksby Village.  Reverend Maleri helped to  establish, manage and staff a volunteer program known as the Compassionate Caregivers Group at Havenwood-Heritage Heights, a CCRC in Concord NH, where Reverend Maleri served for eight years. She has been involved with the pastoral counseling of individuals in...

Many Runners and Walkers Participated in 12th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon

Jun 4, 2013
Peabody, MA -- More than 75 people who live and work at Brooksby Village walked a mile wearing Boston Strong ribbons and raised money for the Benevolent Care Fund at the 12 th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon.  "Every year we have a number of people who live and work here participate in the Brooksby Village marathon," said Stefanie Fuller, Fitness Specialist,  Brooksby Village.  "This year we had a great turnout of both runners, walkers, cheerleaders and we also had a record number of employees participate.   The Brooksby Marathon is just another example of how active people are who live here."  Participants...

Sisters Receive Same Award at Brooksby Village

Jun 3, 2013
Peabody, MA --  Melissa, Vanessa, Alysia and Cassie Graves from Topsfield, have all worked at Brooksby Village and received a Student Scholarship Award.  Cassie is the latest sister to receive the award and her three sisters were present to watch her receive it this year.  All four sisters worked in the Harvest Grille Restaurant at Brooksby Village,  were promoted to the Student Leadership Program and received the Brooksby Village Scholarship Award at one time or another.    [caption id="attachment_57988" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Graves sisters from Topsfield, from the left to right are their names and when they received...

Residents Teaching and Learning at Brooksby Village's Life and Learn Program

May 15, 2013
Peabody, MA - Who says you have to be in college to learn French or American history?  People who live at Brooksby Village are eager to learn and have now started their second semester of Live and Learn courses at Brooksby Village.     "A group of residents and staff came together to talk about ways to increase the number of educational opportunities offered at Brooksby Village," said Fran Gerrior, Community Resources Lead Coordinator, Brooksby Village.  "Residents expressed how interested they are in continuing their life-long learning, most especially from the comfort of their Brooksby Village home.  From these meetings, Live...

Brooksby Village Names Winners of the 2012 Employee Awards

Apr 22, 2013
 Peabody, MA - Brooksby Village announced the Winners of the 2012 Employee Awards. There were five awards presented at the Brooksby Village Employee Party.  "The party was originally scheduled back in February during the weekend of the Blizzard so we have been very anxious to announce the winners this year," said Mary Naughton, Director of Human Resources, Brooksby Village.  "With over 930 employees here at Brooksby Village, to be nominated as a finalist for one of these awards is truly remarkable"   Employee of the Year Winner - Tami Howard, Peabody, Unit Secretary Commitment to Excellence Award Winner - Alison...

$1700 Raised for Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund At Family Feud Event

Apr 10, 2013
Peabody, MA -- People who live at Brooksby Village teamed up with students who work there to play Family Feud to help raise money for the Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund. More than 240 people attended the event and $1700 was raised. Eighteen residents and 22 of the 39 Brooksby Village scholars were mixed into eight teams of five people each. John and Sue Evans, Andrew Zucco, Leah Bolduc and Kim Jones were named Brooksby Village Family Feud Champions! [caption id="attachment_47918" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Brooksby Village Family Feud Champions; John and Sue Evans, Andrew Zucco, Leah Bolduc and Kim...

Erickson Living Names Laurie Phillips, Personal Moving Consultant, Brooksby Village

Apr 1, 2013
Erickson Living has named Laurie Phillips, Georgetown, MA, Personal Moving Consultant, Brooksby Village.  Phillips, a licensed MA Realtor since 2005, currently holds a license with RE/MAX Prestige.  In this role Phillips will help future residents sell their homes quicker by referring local, successful realtors in their area; providing resources to them for various vendors such as painters, carpenters, and home staging companies to help them sell their home and maximize the money netted from the sale.   She will offer home services when she visits clients in their homes and offer downsizing tips, resources to donate, sell, or auction the things...

Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds Named a 2013 National Top Workplace

Feb 6, 2013
Ranked 85 nationwide in largest survey of American workers of its kind

 

Brooksby Village in Peabody and Linden Ponds in Hingham announced they have been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Both were ranked #85 nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey . The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, the leading on-demand employee survey provider, in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers.  Brooksby Village...