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American journalist Edna Buchanan once remarked, “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.” The sentiment rings strong and true for 13 single women living at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va.

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With the anticipated on-schedule delivery of Hickory Glen, Ponds’ eighth residence building early next year, and the opening of the Great Oak Clubhouse shortly thereafter, membership of the community’s priority list continues to grow at an unprec

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style="font-size:0.923em; line-height:1.5em">A Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., is pleased to announce the promotion of Kera Wooten from restaur

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“Spending time outdoors is both refreshing and satisfying,” says Benjamin (Ben) FitzGerald. “There’s a quiet peace you can’t find anywhere else.” 

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When Donald Tanner decided to move from his house in Myrtle Beach, S.C., to

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2014 is one for the record books at Ponds, the Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va. This past March, Maple Grove, the new continuing care neighborhood, welcomed its first residents, followed by the summer opening of Ashby Ponds’ seventh independent living residence building, Willow Crossing.

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“The great thing about Erickson Living is the climate for creating interest groups and fostering social interaction,” says Ashby Ponds community member Pete Bellaria. 

Suzi Weinert on set of her movie

In the popular and touching song “Beautiful Boy,” John Lennon quotes writer Allen Saunders, singing, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”


Just one month after welcoming the first residents to Willow Crossing, the newest residence building at Ponds, the Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., announces construction of an eighth residence building, Hickory Glen, and the addition of the campus’s second clubhouse.