Brooksby Village launched the My Erickson app in August 2018 to help community members stay connected and informed.

People who live at Brooksby Village now have one more way to stay connected.

The Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass., launched a new app, My Erickson, in August 2018.

Available for download on iTunes and Google Play, residents can access the free app on mobile phones, tablets, laptops, or personal computers.

Laurie Phillips (left), personal moving consultant at Brooksby Village, supported Martie Rose through every facet of her move to the Peabody, Mass., Erickson Living community.

Martie Rose was happy living in the house in Peabody, Mass., she’d shared with her husband Alan for 54 years.

“We’d raised our sons in that house, and we’d talked about making a few modifications so we could age in place and stay there,” says Martie.

Martie Rose (left) and her son Kyle in Martie’s Oxford-style apartment at Brooksby Village.

As a child growing up in Peabody, Mass., Kyle Rose says the name Brooksby was a familiar one.

Jay Milnor was appointed a knight in the French Legion of Honor. He has the framed letter from the Consul General of France, along with the framed certificate from the ceremony, displayed in his apartment at Brooksby Village, where he lives in Peabody, Ma

In today’s world of email and text messages, getting a letter in the mail is a rare occurrence. Receiving a letter from the French Consulate in Boston is even more unusual.

“I was surprised to learn I was getting [this] award,” says Jay Milnor, a community member at Brooksby Village, in Peabody, Mass., where he’s lived since 2003.

Mim Willows (left) and Dorsy Von Rosenvinge sew and stuff colorful hearts to put up around Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass.

Step into the arts and crafts room in Brooksby Village’s McIntosh Clubhouse on a Friday morning, and you’ll find a group of ladies with sewing needles or crochet hooks in hand.

The Heart Ladies formed 12 years ago as an avenue for those who like to sew, quilt, and crochet to work collectively on projects.

Jean Holroyde is at home in her light-filled Harrison-style apartment home at Brooksby in Peabody, Mass. Prior to her move, Jean got an insider’s look at the community through her Live the Life experience.

When Jean Holroyde leased a house in Ipswich three years ago, the location couldn’t have been more idyllic.

“I had this dream of living right on the water,” says Jean. “It was wonderful—until winter hit. The winter of 2017–2018 was a tough one. We had major coastal storms, and I had to evacuate four times.”

In this photo shoot image, Carol and Eli Bortman walk the paths behind the community’s McIntosh Clubhouse with their dog Clyde.

Before he moved to Brooksby Village, Eli Bortman’s closest brush with a professional photographer was having his picture taken for the faculty directory at Babson College.

Peggy Ciampa (left) and Nancy Innocenti met as nursing students in Cambridge, Mass., and their friendship continues at Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living community in Peabody where they both live.

Peggy Ciampa and Nancy Innocenti met as nursing students at Mount Auburn Hospital, in Cambridge, Mass.

“Nancy and I had similar interests and connected on a lot of levels,” says Peggy. “It was almost like we were sisters.”

Retha Clark is at home in her one-bedroom, one-bath Brighton-style apartment home at Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass.

Retha Clark had a home at Brooksby Village before she stepped foot in the Peabody, Mass., community.