residents in TV station

Three years ago, George Menassa, Terry Lowe, Greg Harney, and Greg Johnson had very little experience with the art of videography. Today, they are the heart and soul of

people on an outdoor terrace

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

—Oprah Winfrey

Ashby Ponds Dana Bradshaw

It’s no secret that Loudoun County, Va., is the fastest-growing county in the country. According to figures released this January by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, the county has grown by 15.8%—more than any other county in the country—since the last federal census in 2010. 

Ashby Ponds residents taking selfie

"I received an iPad for Christmas from my daughter and her family who are technological gurus,” says Joan Helble. “They seemed inclined to push Grandma into the tech word. Needless to say, I was thrilled to receive the gift.”

picture of Ashby Pond's new clubhouse

The opening of Ponds’ eighth residence building, Hickory Glen, this past January was only the beginning of an exciting year of expansion and new opportunity.

woman relaxing in her chair

For many people moving to Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., leaving the responsibilities of a large, single-family house behind is an exciting and highly anticipated event. 

Ashby Ponds resident Judy Reeser

“When I found out the home I wanted at was available last August, I was excited,” says Judy Reeser. “But I was concerned about the sale of my house.”

For the last 14 years, Judy had lived in a single-family home in the beach community of Ocean Pines, Md.