Last year, Nan Krueger and her fellow technological gurus at Ashby Ponds aimed to take the largest senior selfie to date.

According to a recent report by eMarketer, “more than 1 billion people worldwide, representing nearly 15% of the global population, use a tablet.” eMarketer anticipates that this total will reach 1.43 billion by 2018. 

(From left) Sales Counselor Dana Bradshaw, Sales Director Holly Henderson, Personal Moving Consultant Elizabeth McCumiskey, and Sales Manager Casey Jaekle

“Every day, I help people discover why Erickson Living communities, like Ashby Ponds, provide the best lifestyle for seniors but not because it is my job,” says Director of Sales Holly Henderson. “I do it because I strongly believe it’s true.” 

Ashby Ponds residents Wes and Rose Kriebel

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” —Judy Garland

Former kindergarten teacher Ann Wilkinson (center) with Farmwell Station middle school students.

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” —Charles and Ann Morse

Paula Rivera

“I absolutely love my apartment home. It’s just beautiful,” says Paula Rivera of her extra-large, two-bedroom, two-bath Radcliffe apartment home at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va.

Ashby Ponds resident

If information is power, John Hedley was at the center of it. With an intelligence career spanning nearly 50 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John worked on matters related to Soviet foreign policy, compiled the President’s daily brief, and determined which CIA agents’ stories would become public as the chairman of the CIA’s publication review board.

shby Ponds residents participate in an eight-week joint learning class with Virginia Tech focusing on STEM-related topics.

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

For community members at , an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., the quest for knowledge is an ongoing priority.

For seven years prior to their February 2015 move to Ashby Ponds, Anne and Warren Braham enjoyed riverfront living in the Northern Neck of Virginia, on the western shore of the Potomac River.

Despite the beauty of the area, the couple could not ignore the call to return home to Loudoun County where they had lived for more than 30 years. 

Ashby Ponds residents

“I am at my happiest when I am helping others, so I always have my eyes out for someone who needs a helping hand,” says Sharon Harvey, who lives at .