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

Ashby Ponds community members (from left) Gloria Masters, Judy Erickson, Judy Hetu, Edie Bartlett, and Keith and Beverlee McCartney enjoy numerous opportunities to socialize with neighbors, including a party during the holidays last year.

One of the most significant benefits of living at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living-managed community in Ashburn, Va., are the numerous opportunities for social interaction, including dining with neighbors, participating in the more than 200 resident-led clubs and activities, and volunteering.

The Ashby Ponds Special Trips Advisory Committee selects games throughout the season for fans to attend at nearby Nationals Park.

Located less than 25 miles from Nationals Park, the home of the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals, Ashby Ponds is home to hundreds of devoted fans.

Elaine and Lloyd Ulrich took advantage of Ashby Ponds’ Live the Life suite to sample the activities and dining and talk to community members firsthand about life at Ashby Ponds.

“Ten years ago, my husband Lloyd and I downsized from the single-family home in Annandale, Va., we lived in for 27 years,” says Elaine Ulrich. “We moved to a 55-plus community two miles from Ashby Ponds. But even then, we knew that further down the road we were interested in moving to Ashby Ponds.