Brooksby Village
Eli and Carol Bortman used Erickson Realty and Moving Services to coordinate their move to Brooksby, an Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass.
After a luncheon at Brooksby Village in May 2017, Carol Bortman came away with the impression that the Peabody, Mass., community was a place she could call home. “Brooskby met the top three criteria I was looking for in a retirement community,” says Carol, the former dean of nursing at Brockton Hospital School of Nursing at Fisher College. “It offers security, social interaction, and convenience...
Devonshire
Manju and Inder Sethi display one of their treasures, an ivory piece the couple brought with them from India. The carvings are of Hindu deities.
Community members at Devonshire at PGA National , Erickson Living’s senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens, enjoy resort-style living highlighted by 5-star service and enviable amenities. The superior service begins even before they move in. Through Erickson Realty and Moving Services, Devonshire’s personal moving consultant provides helpful advice and referrals to preferred moving-related...
Oak Crest
A view of a pond in front of an Oak Crest residence building.
Carolyn Zick had heard lots of good things about Oak Crest , the Erickson Living community four miles down the road from her home in Perry Hall, Md. So when she began searching for a new place more suited for her active lifestyle, she quickly discovered why Oak Crest has earned accolades from so many of her friends and acquaintances. “Everything I could have wanted was offered here at Oak Crest...
Storage room chock full of household items
When it comes to downsizing, the toughest part for most seniors is probably getting started. But once they get going, another road block arises: getting rid of the stuff they no longer want or need. Luckily, companies like 123Junk in Northern Virginia specialize in taking one person’s junk—and potentially turning it into another person’s treasure. A wide range of services 123Junk hauls away items...
Cedar Crest
Elaine Tagler with her spinet piano, which now stands in the living area of her Cedar Crest apartment home.
Even as a real estate agent and home stager herself, Elaine Tagler says having an objective eye on her own house was key to keeping her move simple and successful when she downsized and relocated to Cedar Crest , an Erickson Living community in Pompton Plains, N.J. “Anne Connor was a wonderful help because she came to my house with a magnetic, to-scale floor plan of my new home and miniature...
Eagle's Trace
Tom and Katherine Aubin moved to Eagle’s Trace in late 2016, using resources available through Erickson Realty and Moving Services.
In the spring of 2016, Tom and Katherine Aubin attended a Lenten supper at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Houston, Tex. The couple was seated with Jack and Fran Gleeson, who live at an Erickson Living community in West Houston, Eagle’s Trace . “Jack made a comment that resonated with me,” says Tom. “He told us that if we were considering a move to Eagle’s Trace, we should do it while we’re...
Charlestown
Connie Andrews stands next to her custom shelving used to display collectibles.
Last fall Connie Andrews decided to sell her Canton, Md., row home in search of a more carefree lifestyle. After exploring her options, she was sure Charlestown , an Erickson Living community in Catonsville, Md., was the perfect fit. Still, letting go of the childhood home that had been in her family for the last 87 years was bittersweet. “I enjoyed many years in my house, but I was ready to move...
Highland Springs
antique silver pocket watch
Do you have jewelry that’s been in your family for years? How about a coin collection or a lamp that your grandmother swore was Tiffany? If you have family heirlooms or other unique items that might be of value, you may want to consider meeting with a collectibles consultant. When to meet with a collectibles assets buyer, broker, and consultant Many home sellers hold an estate sale in order to...
Maris Grove
Arlyne Goldberg, who moved to Maris Grove from White Plains, N.Y., communicated via email with Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister to arrange her furnishings and customize her new home.
Regardless of where you move from to Maris Grove , Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., its sales staff, including Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister, can help simplify your move. Arlyne Goldberg moved this January from White Plains, N.Y., to be closer to her daughter, who lives nearby in Malvern, Pa. Streamlined plan of action “The sales staff was extremely...