Ashby Ponds' fifth anniversary

Ashby Ponds is truly a place that fulfills its motto, We share our gifts to create a community that celebrates life, says community member Alice Buck. The more things you are involved in at Ashby Ponds, the more people you meet. The staff is amazing. Life here is very special.

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Ashby Ponds to host Oktoberfest

In addition to preparing delicious meals daily, the culinary experts atAshby Ponds Blue Sky Restaurant and Robin s Nest Caf host special themed din
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Two years ago on October 2, 2008 Ashby Ponds officially opened its doors to a fanfare of festivities. rel="same-post-14267" title="DC1010_APL2ndbirthday"> We are here to celebrate the genesis of som

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[caption id="attachment_13901" align="alignright" width="280" caption="John and Dottie Kraft have hosted all five of their grandchildren at Ashby Ponds. We love to eat and socialize with them, he says. We also go to their ball games.

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Despite what its name implies, Ashby Ponds Ladies who do Nothing social group recently got active organizing a campus-wide effort to send care packages to U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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[Last summer, Eve and LeRoy Christian decided to move from Tysons Corner, Va., and call Ashby Ponds home after they heard about it from a friend. We knew we would be the only deaf residents here, but that was not a big issue in our decision, says Mrs. Christian.

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As a child, I was very close to my grandmother, says Shaveta Kotwal, M.D. I loved spending time with her. I think, ultimately, that is what inspired me to study geriatric medicine. [caption id="attachment_12552" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Shaveta Kotwal, M.D., at Ashby Ponds.

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When looking for stimulating conversation, good food, and a festive atmosphere, those living at Ashby Ponds head to the popular happy hour socials, held every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at the Cardinal Clubhouse.

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Since the advent of the Food Network, foodies everywhere have been craving up-close-and-personal experiences with the chef preparing their meal. [caption id="attachment_11874" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Each Evening with the Chef comes complete with fine linens and candlelight.