Amanda Cunha received a knife set from the dining services team at Brooksby Village to celebrate her graduation from the Erickson University School of Culinary Arts. She's wearing a dark blue chefs coat and a light blue surgical mask.

School may look a little different this academic year for students across the nation. Online learning, adjusted days or hours, and physical distancing are all measures implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19. New circumstances require creative learning opportunities.

Cliff Kent is a volunteers in the television studio at Brooksby Village. He is seen here operating the camera before stay at home orders took effect.

Cliff Kent and his wife Judy were taking a tour of Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living-managed community in Peabody, Mass., when the community’s on-site TV studio caught Cliff’s eye.

Dr. Robert and Kathy Wilson enjoy the flexibility, social opportunities, and on-site amenities at Brooksby Village, where they’ve lived since September 2019. They're seen smiling here.

As Dr. Robert Wilson and his wife Kathy considered a potential move to Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living-managed community in Peabody, Mass., they began to think about the benefits of moving sooner rather than later.

Lois Robblee, a pioneer resident of Brooksby Village, enjoys a fulfilling lifestyle at the Peabody community, where her apartment is filled with pottery and paintings she’s created over the past two decades.

Lois Robblee joined the priority list at Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living-managed community in Peabody, Mass., before “they dug the first hole.”

Larry Chiappetta compared the financial structure of continuing care retirement communities across New Hampshire and Massachusetts and chose Brooksby Village for its exceptional value.

As a retired high school teacher and administrator, Larry Chiappetta understands the value of homework.

That was especially true when he began researching senior living options in 2017.

Merle Sidell enjoyed the comforts of her apartment at Brooksby Village during the coronavirus outbreak, including the ability to connect with friends and neighbors over the phone. She's smiling here in her apartment.

Brooksby Village sets the standard for resident safety

When the COVID-19 crisis escalated into a global pandemic, it was only a matter of weeks before normal, everyday life was upended.

With the curtains of a picture window open to a beautiful landscape in the background, a couch and an accent chair create a welcoming home in this Brooksby apartment.

It can be exciting to envision a fresh start in a brand-new space. As a personal moving consultant at Brooksby Village, an Erickson Living-managed community in Peabody, Mass., I see that excitement firsthand when future residents sort through dozens of floor plans to select their apartment home. 

Cast members Ed Vaeni, from left, Nancy Nazaroff, and Loren Schechter following Theatre at the Pond’s successful production of Won’t You See My Neighbors? at Brooksby Village.

One of the longest-running activities at Brooksby Village, the senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Peabody, Mass., is the resident-led theater group, Theatre at the Pond. 

Fitness Specialist Sharon Graves, seen here by pool, has been working at Brooksby Village since it opened/

Brooksby Village, developed and managed by Erickson Living, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and a special group of residents and staff have been part of the Peabody community since it opened.