High school student Yousuf Barekzay working one-on-one with a community member.

Recently, students from Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Va., created and led a series of classes on social media applications for community members at Ashby Ponds, a nearby Erickson Living community.  The series, entitled “Posting at the Ponds,” began as a community service project for the students but quickly becam

Photo of two couples. These Ashby Ponds priority list members enjoy invitations to special events, including birthday wine and cheese celebrations.

Since last month’s opening of Ashby Ponds’ tenth residence building, Cherry Blossom Square, priority list membership at the sought-after Loudoun County, Va., community is blossoming too. 

Jack and Carol Nevitt enjoy taking full advantage of life at Ashby Ponds, both inside and out. At right, the bluebird nest discovered by Jack at Ashby Ponds.

In April 2016, Carol and Jack Nevitt, along with their basset hound Tyler, moved from their home in Woodbridge, Va., to Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn. Fully immersing themselves into life at the popular community, the couple couldn’t be happier with their decision to move.

Despite a rainy start, Ashby Ponds community members head out for Live Well Loudoun’s one-mile fun run/walk.

Seated in Loudoun County, the healthiest county in Virginia according to the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Ashby Ponds recently participated as one of three gold sponsors in the inaugural Live Well Loudoun Festival at Uptown One Loudoun.

More than a hundred new neighbors are moving into Ashby Ponds’ newest residence building, Cherry Blossom Square.

This month, Cherry Blossom Square, the newest independent living residence building at Ashby Ponds, will open its doors to more than a hundred new neighbors eager to join the thriving Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va.

Current communications committee members seated around a table (from left): John Hedley, Pat Westine, Jan Aronson, Annie Bartholomew, Margaretta Smith, Kay O’Brien, Joan Peacock, Suzi Weinert, and Pauline Wratten.

Dedicated to keeping the people who live at Ashby Ponds current, the communications committee works diligently to produce two completely resident-run publications.

Now closer to both her children and grandchildren, Elaine Wienholt enjoys a wonderful new life at Ashby Ponds.

For the last 13 years, Elaine Wienholt lived in a condo at Ellicott Hills, a small 55-plus community outside of Baltimore, Md. Her life changed forever when she accompanied her friend (and son-in-law’s mother), who was selecting her new home at Ashby Ponds

Holly Henderson, Ashby Ponds Sales Director

With the upcoming opening of Cherry Blossom Square and the recent announcement of Birch Point and Cypress Ridge at Ashby Ponds, Sales Director Holly Henderson is busier than ever this summer.

Ashby Ponds community member and author/editor Glen Heidbreder addresses the crowd at the recent authors reception sponsored by the library committee.

Novelist J.D. Salinger once remarked, “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”