This photo shows off the lush green courtyard surrounded by a residence building at Brooksby Village.

Beverley Simonini is one of the estimated 73 million Baby Boomers in the United States—those born between 1946 and 1964. Roughly 10,000 of them turn 65 every day, and by 2030, all Baby Boomers will have reached retirement age.

Cheryl Whittier, community resources coordinator, began her career at Brooksby Village 20 years ago this month.

It’s been 20 years since Cheryl Whittier began working at Brooksby Village, the Erickson Living-managed community in Peabody, Mass.

Nancy Marculewicz’ apartment at Brooksby Village is filled with artwork, both her own pieces and those of artist friends.

For Nancy Marculewicz, artistic endeavors have been a lifelong pursuit.

“Apparently, I told my parents at the ripe old age of eight that I was going to be an artist when I grew up,” says Nancy. “I followed my dream.”

Over the span of her career, Nancy’s body of work has included large serene acrylic paintings, monotypes, and intricate collages of coastal scenes.

Ned Martin teaches a class, Best Short Stories of the Century, as part of the Live and Learn continuing education program at Brooksby Village.

Want to take an economics class? Have an interest in American literature? Curious about cribbage?

Janet Fabrizio (left) and her mother Simone Roy both live at Brooksby Village, a community managed by Erickson Living in Peabody, Mass., where they enjoy spending time together, as well as time spent pursuing their individual interests.

Janet Fabrizio’s introduction to Brooksby Village didn’t come by way of the sales office. She first learned of Brooksby through her mother, Simone Roy, who’s lived at the community for more than 13 years.

Janet, now one of several second-generation residents, says she couldn’t be happier sharing an address with her mom.

Larry Carnahan enjoys the variety of options to stay fit at Brooksby Village, including the on-site fitness and aquatics center, as well weekly group exercise classes.

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?

If you’re like the majority of the population, chances are your goals include a renewed commitment to health and wellness.

But well-intentioned goals are often short lived. Clinical psychologist Joseph Luciani estimates that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February.

Craig and Jan McLanahan brought their tandem bike with them to Brooksby Village. The couple rode the bike across the country in the spring of 2004.

Craig and Jan McLanahan’s search for their next home took them from one coast to another.

Stan Stephenson completes a 5K walk around Brooksby Village, in Peabody, Mass., to raise funds for the Fisher House Foundation, an organization that supports veterans and their families.

During his working years, Stan Stephenson became aware of charity rating systems. 

Linda Blake enjoys an active lifestyle at Brooksby Village, where she participates in several group fitness classes and swims every week.

As fall gives way to winter and the hours of sunlight shorten, it can feel like a long season to those who enjoy being active outdoors.