senior living

June 16, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood to Host A Feast for the Eyes IV, an Artwork Showcase

Riderwood retirement community is also home to a thriving, vibrant community of artists. Their work will be on display again in July. What makes the event extra special is that most of the artists are available to discuss the technique and inspiration behind their pieces. You can read more below about A Feast for the […]

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June 7, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Registration Now Open for 9th Annual Mah Jongg Tourney at Riderwood

The Mah Jongg Tourney at Riderwood retirement community has become more popular every year.  It is a true regional event; last year, 148 enthusiasts from the mid-Atlantic entered the tournament, a record-setting turn-out.  Registration is now open! Silver Spring, Maryland—Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host its 9th Annual Mah Jongg Tournament on Thursday, August […]

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May 13, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Democratic Club of Riderwood Hosts Pair of State Delegates from District 14

While the 2016 presidential campaign dominates the headlines, state and local issues interest residents of Riderwood, too. To stay informed, the resident-led Democratic Club of the Erickson Living retirement community hosted State Delegates Eric Luedtke and Pam Queen, each representing Montgomery County in District 14. The delegates provided an overview of the recently completed 2016 […]

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April 8, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Robert Davis Inducted into USPTA Mid-Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame

Growing up in Oklahoma, his first tennis racket was a T.A. Davis model made of laminated walnut without a leather grip. In high school, he once spent his lunch money—30 cents per day—to buy two tennis balls for a practice. Now at age 95, Robert Davis earned entry into the United States Professional Tennis Association […]

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April 1, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Senior Forum and Resource Hosted by Councilmembers Katz and Berliner Fair Planned for April 8

Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and Sidney Katz will host a senior resource fair and forum on April 8. The event is focused on educating seniors about consumer protection and will serve as a way to connect residents with resources in the community. Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg will host the event. The resource fair aims to […]

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March 17, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Robust Series of Events Commemorated African American History Month at Riderwood (PHOTO)

Riderwood retirement community recently completed a comprehensive slate of events and celebrations in February to commemorate African American History Month. Topics ranged from health, music and current events as the resident-led African American History Club coordinated the activities. On February 5, a panel of health care experts provided advice on heart health as the “Go […]

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March 15, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Gary Hibbs Named Executive Director of Riderwood

Chip Warner, the former Executive Director of Riderwood retirement community, earned a regional level promotion with Erickson Living, our manager and developer.  Take a minute to learn about our new Executive Director, Gary Hibbs, and why this is a homecoming for him. Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, named Gary D. Hibbs as its Executive […]

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February 27, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Lesley Easton Will Be Riderwood’s 23-Year Old Resident on Leap Day

With a spirit of adventure still in her eyes and the love for family always in her heart, Lesley Easton is about to celebrate a milestone birthday. The resident of Riderwood retirement community will turn 23 on February 29. Yes, Lesley Easton is a Leap Year Baby, born in 1924. “My birthday has always been […]

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February 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Seniors Try Out Wearable Tech (PHOTO)

Wearable technology is not just for young people. Twenty seniors had the opportunity to learn and try out activity trackers during a fitness class in Bethesda on Thursday, Feb. 25. Oasis, a nonprofit group that promotes healthy aging, and AT&T partnered together to introduce Fitbit, a wearable tech device that tracks your activity. Oasis host the fitness […]

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February 23, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Scorecard Collection Tells the Story of Glenn Greenwood’s Passion for Golf

There are 34,011 golf courses in the world, according to a report released in 2015 by the National Golf Foundation. Upon visiting Glenn Greenwood’s apartment home, it is fair to ask if he has seen them all. With his wife Amy, Mr. Greenwood lives at Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring. In their den is […]

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