Brooksby Village

Life took a comedic turn this spring for a handful of friends in the eighth production of Theatre at the Pond (TAP), the theater group at Brooksby, in Peabody, Mass. Old Hams, a play by Robert Rinfret, tells the story of the retired live-in friends of a famous actress.

Brooksby Village
House with Sold sign

After 15 years in their seven-room Wakefield, Mass., house, Dave and Jackie Piligian were exhausted with the landscaping, painting, and snow shoveling. Dave mused: We didn t want to spend all our time working.

Brooksby Village
Theatrical masks

Frances Schonfeld is a perfect example of how quickly a new resident can become part of the Brooksby community. As the Old Hams cast member newest to Brooksby, Frances joined the spring theater production as a new face in the community and a novice to acting.

Linden Ponds
A kazoo

Seated in Bill Greene s living room, the gentlemen are quick with witty banter, followed by large laughs as they describe their friendships and how dinnertime together has turned into a mini cabaret.

Linden Ponds
Cruise ship

As a young boy, Loftin Elvey pored over the work of adventurer Richard Halliburton, dreaming big about travels of his own. I wanted to see what he had seen, Loftin says.

Man moving boxes

The selling and moving process can often be overwhelming, but when people move to . target="_blank">Riderwood, an Erickson Living community in Silver Spring, Md., they have a vetted support team in place, one that can help with every part of the process.

Linden Ponds
Native red corn

Virginia Bartlett s inspiration for her latest lifelong learning course came from a conversation with a friend who had just returned from a road trip across the United States. The friend, who hails from England, remarked about the exorbitant amount of fast food she had eaten along the way. I thought, Dear heaven, is this the way we re going to be remembered? Virginia recalls.

Eagle's Trace
Sandy and Ruth Herman enjoy a cup of coffee in the Eagle’s Roost Café at Eagle’s Trace, an Erickson Living community in west Houston.

When Sandy and Ruth Herman went to the theater with close friends in early 2005, they didn’t have any idea that the evening’s discussion would soon take them in a new direction.

SBV.Painting Project.Chris Labno

There is a group of Seabrook staff members who not only excel at their jobs but go above and beyond outside the workplace when it comes to doing good deeds.