Windsor Run

When Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas on September 14, Windsor Run staff and community members were ready. The campus took every precaution to ensure activities and services ran smoothly. Residents and family members received ongoing updates about the storm, and many employees remained on site around the clock.

Lantern Hill
Lantern Hill Sales Counselor Kathy Banks

For the next two months, Lantern Hill’s sales office expects to be busier than ever with personal appointments. That’s because many people take advantage of having their adult children in town for the holidays to visit the New Providence, N.J., Erickson Living community.

Brooksby Village
Joan Hollister relaxes in her Brooksby Village apartment home with her dog Lily.

Moving is a major decision and choosing to move to a retirement community is no exception. So how can you be sure you’re making the right move?

Brooksby Village
Barbara Hooper’s prize-winning flowers are a visual delight

This year’s yield of dazzling flowers and abundant ­vegetables grown by resident gardeners at Brooksby Village was one for the history books.

Earlier this year, Charlestown resident John Strumsky released an expanded version of his book The History of Charlestown. John (right) presented founder John Erickson with the first copy of the book at the community’s 35th anniversary celebration.

John Strumsky has a passion for history. He loves learning about it. He loves writing about it. He even hosts a television show called Looking Back: Eyewitness to History, which airs on the in-house TV station at Charlestown, the Catonsville, Md., Erickson Living community he calls home. 

Ralph and Rose Ann Wade’s Brighton-style apartment home provides a private outdoor space for relaxing.

Rose Ann Wade has a long history with Charlestown. Her grandparents lived there, her mother as well, and now she and her husband Ralph call the Catonsville, Md., Erickson Living community home. 

Ashby Ponds
Since 2011, veteran Richard Graff has shared his combat experiences with more than 6,000 students. He’s pictured here at Rocky Run Middle School in Ashburn, Va.

Since 2011, Richard Graff has met with more than 6,000 students at 110 schools in Loudoun and Fairfax counties, detailing his experiences over 195 days of continuous combat as the 104th Infantry Division, known as the Timberwolves, fought their way through Belgium and Western Germany during WWII. 

Ashby Ponds
Don and Silva McPherson, pictured here on a recent trip to Italy, credit their move to Ashby Ponds for allowing them the time and the peace of mind to pursue their interests.

Each day, Ashby Ponds fulfills its motto, “Sharing our gifts to create a community that celebrates life.” Last month, the Erickson Living community in Ashby Ponds, Va., began celebrating its ten-year anniversary with a full schedule of events in honor of this important milestone. 

Cedar Crest
Helen and David Steinberg pictured here in Cedar Crest's on-site fitness center, where they work out several times a week.

After years of living in an empty nest, David and Helen Steinberg realized they didn’t need such a large home. So they decided to downsize.