Within days of her move to Devonshire, Sara Gordon was enjoying water aerobics in Devonshire’s newly renovated pool. “It’s been wonderful,” she says.

As the clock struck midnight and the world ushered in a New Year, Sara Gordon rejoiced for the new life she recently began at Devonshire, an Erickson Living-managed community at PGA National.

Last January, and recently widowed, Sara was living in her home of the last 20 years in Palm Beach Garden’s Eastpointe community.

Eileen Lewis moved from Severna Park to Charlestown in Catonsville in 2018 for a worry-free lifestyle.

When it comes to home design, there are two types of people: those who want a home that is turnkey and those who prefer to put their stamp on it. Eileen Lewis is the latter. 

A woman vacuums her floor, getting the space ready for visitors and prospective buyers.

The ball has dropped, the holiday decorations are put away, and although the weather outside is still freezing, if you’re thinking of moving to a continuing care retirement community, now is the time to begin preparing your house for the spring real estate market.  

Matt Dougherty took on the role of sales manager at Charlestown this spring. Dougherty shown here with his wife Shelly and three children: Taylor, Ryan, and Drew.

Known for his malapropisms, New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra once said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” That’s one way to describe Matthew Dougherty’s experience as the new sales manager at Charlestown

Whether an intimate family gathering in your apartment or a large party in one of the on-site private dining venues, Oak Crest's Catering Department has many options when it comes to entertaining friends and family. 

This December, Joann Malpass is hosting a Christmas dinner for two dozen family members. The menu has been carefully planned; her home is beautifully decorated, and Joann hasn’t lifted a finger.

After attending a home expo, Jim and Joanna Mallon decided to sell their house in Anne Arundel County, Md., and move to Charlestown, an Erickson Living community in Catonsville.

Joanna and Jim Mallon know a good thing when they see one. Just five months after attending a home expo at Charlestown, the Erickson Living community in Catonsville, Md., they sold their house in Gambrills and started enjoying the worry-free lifestyle they had been searching for. 

When she's not helping people find their dream home, Charlestown Sales Associate Patti Goldberg (center) loves spending time with her grandkids and cousins.

You’ve heard the saying, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” It’s a philosophy Charlestown Sales Associate Patti Goldberg subscribes to wholeheartedly as she helps free people from the burdens of home ownership and enjoy an active, worry-free lifestyle.

Arthur Jones turned to his Charlestown neighbors for help with his latest book: The Jesus Spy. (L to R) Carol Davisson, Arthur Jones, Bill Bettridge, and Pat Bettridge.

Aside from a maintenance-free home and a wealth of on-site amenities and activities, one of the great things about living at Charlestown is the number of diverse and talented people who call it home. 

Bob Pelott shares his apartment at Charlestown with his best friend, Wills, a West Highland white terrier.

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, an annual campaign sponsored by the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) to encourage pet lovers to “adopt, don’t shop” when searching for their next best friend.