When moving is on the menu

Laurie Phillips knows the process of moving can be overwhelming.

It wasn’t long after Maurice Martineau moved to Brooksby Village last June that he found himself on the receiving end of true neighborly kindness.

It was a hot summer day and Maurice had a doctor’s appointment. He was slowly making his way to his car, but his medical condition had left him feeling weak. 

mother and daughter holding a book

As a new resident of Marblehead, Mass., in 1959, Priscilla Moulton was curious about the quaint coastal town she would be calling home. She toured the historic Lee Mansion, unknowingly embarking on a journey that has led to the recent publishing of Molly Waldo!, the book she and her daughter co-wrote. 

Bowl of blueberries

As Brooksby's Baldwin Court residence building began to fill with new residents in 2005, those who called the community home also found themselves in good company.

Chef chopping vegetables

Michael Ayers was working as a sous chef at a Hyatt Hotel when he was given a tip that would ultimately change his career path. A former colleague who had gone on to work for a retirement community told Ayers that if he ever had the chance, he too should consider working in such an environment.

Man moving boxes

Recently, the Tribune spoke with Brooksby Sales Director Suzanne Davis and Personal Moving Consultant Laurie Phillips about the best way to learn more about what Brooksby has to offer, how to join the priority list, and what to expect during the sales and moving process.

Team trivia celebrates five years of fun competition

Most of the teams have claimed their tables, and the din of conversation creates a festive atmosphere, even without the balloons, cupcakes, and "I love Team Trivia" t-shirts.

Playing cards

From the time Judith Lichenstein first visited Brooksby, the Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass., she was struck by its atmosphere of friendliness and optimism, she says. One of the things that has always impressed me is that people go around smiling here, she says.