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A better way to live

Riderwood’s new assisted living apartments make independence easier

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January 10th, 2017
Riderwood held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in November to open The Glen at Orchard Point.

Riderwood held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in November to open The Glen at Orchard Point.

Last November, Riderwood expanded its retirement living by opening The Glen at Orchard Point, which features the largest assisted living apartments in the area. 

The Glen includes 41 apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom homes. All feature full bathrooms, spacious kitchens, ample closet space, and abundant natural light. Some units even have attached, enclosed balconies.

“The Glen at Orchard Point is an important component of our long-term strategic plan to meet the needs of residents at Riderwood,” Executive Director Gary Hibbs says. “Every detail of the design, from the cheerful common spaces to the bistro, enhances our philosophy of a person-centered approach to care.”

Close to everything

The Glen is located on the second and third floors of the Orchard Point independent living building. Amenities include private meeting areas for family and friends, a library nook, a billiards game room, a fitness room, and a living room with a water feature. 

The Bistro at Orchard Point provides cooked-to-order food from menus developed in consultation with community members and Riderwood’s culinary staff.

The Glen makes it possible for people who value their independence to get some extra support with things like light housekeeping, meal preparation, bathing, or medication management. 

All assisted living residents at Riderwood have a personalized care plan tailored to their specific needs, and 24/7 on-campus nursing care gives them and their families incredible peace of mind. Plus, they enjoy a rich daily lineup of activities, clubs, classes, and trips.

“Regardless of the neighborhood in which a resident lives or the level of support he or she requires, this completed project shows that we are all in this together at Riderwood,” Hibbs says. “Collectively, we live our mission of celebrating life by empowering residents to continue to embrace a future filled with possibilities.”