Eagle's Trace
Les and Lyn Schmaltz enjoyed a two-night Live the Life stay at Eagle’s Trace before they moved to the West Houston community in March 2019.

When you’re making a major life decision, you want to be sure it’s the right one. Choosing your next home is no exception.

Eagle's Trace
The beautiful lake at Eagle's Trace shines in the blue sun.

If you’re considering a move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), chances are you’ve given some thought to your future health care needs.

Cedar Crest
(From left) Carolyn Barbara and Carolyn Hunt, who met and became friends at Cedar Crest, enjoy taking water aerobics class together at the pool on campus.

The National Institute on Aging cites research that shows “a strong correlation between social interaction and health and well-being among older adults.”

Cedar Crest
Dorothy Zimmerman smiles from her beautiful apartment, full of art and natural light.

Nestled among the picturesque mountains off of I-287 and just an hour’s drive from Manhattan, Cedar Crest isn’t only a beautiful setting for retirement. Yes, it has beautiful, open-design apartment homes. Yes, it has five on-site, highly rated restaurants.

Vera Ballard is the personal moving consultant for Erickson Realty and Moving Services, a free service offered exclusively to Charlestown priority list members designed to help them sell their homes.

It’s spring! The flowers are blooming! The birds are singing! The basement is waiting? Yes, that’s right! The basement you have been avoiding for the last decade, stuffed with things from the last thirty years is calling your name. More and more Baby Boomers are tackling the job of downsizing their living spaces.

Mary McHale moved into her one-bedroom Brighton apartment home at Charlestown in 2019 in search of a maintenance-free lifestyle. She's seen here, wearing a pink sweater, standing in front of a refrigerator covered with magnets.

Has the house you once adored become more of a headache? Have you grown tired of cleaning and heating an oversized house when you’re only using two or three rooms? Are you living alone and having a hard time meeting people who share your same hobbies and interests?

Brooksby Village
Dorothy Stephens, who lives at Brooksby Village, is pictured here smiling in a pair of black glasses, pearls, and a black cardigan over a lavender sweater.

A new book release is exhilarating for any author, but for Dorothy Stephens, the past few months have been twice as exciting.

Dorothy, who lives at Brooksby Village, the community developed and managed by Erickson Living in Peabody, Mass., released two books within weeks of each other.

Brooksby Village
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.

Ashby Ponds
Ashby Ponds community member Alicia Sommers poses beside her abstract painting Ebb Tide. Alicia is wearing a red shirt with a dark colored vest over top.

"If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.”—Edward Hopper