Veterans and their guardians observe the Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day trip to Washington, D.C., aboard Honor Flight New England.

In September 2016, 17 veterans who live at Brooksby Village in Peabody, Mass., traveled to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Honor Flight New England.

Derek Burdon (left) and Earl Efinger, wood carvers.

The first time Derek Burdon entered his miniature carving of a house wren in the 2006 Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition, he did so with trepidation.

“I looked around at the competition—so many intricately carved birds—and suddenly I wanted to take my bird home and burn it,” says Derek.

Beth and Roger Lessard, (left), and Nancy Baker (right) take advantage of Brooksby’s fitness center.

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?

If you’re like many Americans, losing weight and getting in shape will be high on your list.

Sales Counselor Jane Kiegel can help you take the next step toward your new life at Brooksby, the Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass.

Bill and Joan Phelan describe themselves as planners. 

“We look toward the future and anticipate what we might need,” says Bill, a retired manager for the U.S. Department of the Navy. 

The Brooksby Singers perform in the chapel at Brooksby under the direction of Trey Pratt. The group’s holiday concert is scheduled for December 14.

Thelma Tisdale’s love of music forms a strand that can be traced throughout her life. Piano and song are high on her list of favorites.

Loretta Tenaglia oversees the more than 70 volunteers who work in the Treasure Chest at Brooksby Village, where shoppers can find everything from Lladro figurines to vintage dishes.

If you’re searching for just the right gift this holiday season, you’ll want to follow the steady stream of shoppers to the first floor of Baldwin Court, a residence building at Brooksby Village in Peabody, Mass.

Carol and Bill Scouler used Erickson Realty and Moving Services to help with their property sale and moving needs.

Shortly after Bill and Carol Scouler returned from their annual winter getaway to Florida, the couple received a call from Jane Kiegel, sales counselor at Brooksby Village in Peabody, Mass.

John and Marie DeMeglio (left) with Marie’s parents Anne and Martin Horkan, who live at Brooksby.

Martin and Anne Horkan purchased their center-entrance Colonial-style home in Malden, Mass., over 50 years ago.

They raised their five children—four girls and a boy—in the spacious house complete with three generously sized bedrooms, a first-floor family room, and an expansive basement.

Laurie Phillips is the personal moving consultant at Brooksby Village in Peabody, Mass.

When Erickson Living launched Erickson Realty and Moving Services in 2008, the program aimed to provide future residents with a full array of resources and a personalized plan tailored specifically for their property sale and moving needs.