Lois Siemsen enjoys the holidays in her new home at Oak Crest.

For more than two decades Lois Siemsen drove past Oak Crest on her way to work. But it wasn’t until 2017 that she decided to take a closer look at the Parkville, Md., Erickson Living community.

As residents of Oak Crest, Jim and Carol White never let the weather slow them down.

Does your social life suffer through the winter? Has your waistline increased as the temperatures have gone down? Is your sunny disposition clouded by the lack of daylight? 

Custom Interiors Coordinator Angie Stiars works with Oak Crest community members to design the apartment home of their dreams.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move an average of 11.7 times during their lifetime. Each move represents a new opportunity to create a living space that reflects an individual’s unique tastes. 

Every apartment at Oak Crest comes with quick, easy access to dozens of amenities.

Some people fly by the seat of their pants. Others prefer to have a plan. Bonnie Plimack is the latter. So when she was ready to downsize from her 1,600-square-foot condominium, she wasn’t focused so much on the size of her next home as she was on having convenient access to services and amenities she could enjoy today and a support system for the future.  

Having a fitness center just down the hall from his home at Oak Crest makes sticking to a fitness routine easy for Diego Merida.

The greatest athletes from around the world will compete next month at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Experts in 15 different sports ranging from alpine skiing and ice hockey to figure skating will vie to bring home the gold. 

Helen Davis, who lives at Oak Crest, has managed the community’s on-site Treasure Chest for two decades.

Everyone likes a good deal, and Nadine Wellington is no exception. When she’s on the hunt for a bargain, Wellington heads over to the Treasure Chest, an on-campus thrift store run by the residents of Oak Crest, an Erickson Living community in Parkville, Md.

Oak Crest’s under-one-roof concept ensures an active and engaged lifestyle regardless of the weather outside.

With this year’s active hurricane season behind us, it’s now time to prepare for freezing temperatures, icy roads, and snow.

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.

Ashley Ruth

Over the last four decades, the average size of a new home in the U.S. increased by more than 1,000 square feet from an average size of 1,660 square feet in 1973 to 2,687 square feet in 2015.