Executive Director Will Nance appears on Daily Update, where he provides the latest news and information from around campus on Ashby Ponds’ in-house TV channel.

In April, the local Fox News affiliate, Fox 5 DC, shared video footage of Ashby Ponds community members joining together daily in song during the COVID-19 shelter at home directive. But performing in front of the cameras is nothing new to members of this Erickson Living-managed community in Ashburn, Va. 

Ashby Ponds Sales Director Holly Henderson (pictured far right) expertly leads her team in meeting the needs of both current and future residents throughout the COVID-19 precautions.

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 community in Ashburn, Va.

WayForth Client Services Manager Megan O’Rourke (left) teams up with Sales Director Holly Henderson to deliver COVID-19 care kits to local priority list members.

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.”

Joanne Harney understands the importance of being prepared for all that life throws her way.

Moving to Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living-managed community in Ashburn, Va., in 2009 with her husband Greg, the need to plan for the future weighed heavily on her mind. 

(From left) Ashby Ponds community member Lyn Lubic and Director of Sales Holly Henderson provide daily updates on Ashby Ponds’ in-house TV channel.

Ashby Ponds commits to community safety 

“Across our family of communities, residents and staff are taking extraordinary steps to protect the health and safety of our loved ones, friends, neighbors, and caregivers,” says Erickson Living CEO Alan Butler, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ashby Ponds, community member William “Bill” Boleyn visits the fitness center for three workouts a week. He is seen here participating in the community’s annual Summer Olympics.

"It’s never too late to start an exercise program, no matter your age or physical condition,” says Debra Silvers Enright, fitness coordinator at Ashby Ponds. “We start everyone off slowly, ensuring that no one works out in a way that causes injury. And in doing so, we help create a habit.”

One-bedroom Chadwick apartment homes, such as the one whose light filled living room we see here, are currently available.

Spring is in the air at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living-managed community in Ashburn, Va., and Sales Director Holly Henderson and her team are busy meeting with people eager to make this the year they call the sought-after community home.

Ashby Ponds community member Alicia Sommers poses beside her abstract painting Ebb Tide. Alicia is wearing a red shirt with a dark colored vest over top.

"If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.”—Edward Hopper

The 16 young people on stage here are the George Mason University Cabaret singers. Everyone is wearing black dresses or suits and singing.

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”—Plato