Dolores Andrew poses with one of her paintings

The lazy days of summer may be drawing to an end, but the last few months were no vacation for Dolores Andrew. A professional artist and retired adjunct professor at the Community College of Baltimore County Essex, Dolores has been busy teaching, lecturing, and judging art shows across the mid-Atlantic.  

The Oak Crest Home Expo will take place this year in the community’s Town Center Clubhouse.

If you’re searching for answers on where to find the best burger or what the most popular dog breed is, Google has got you covered.

Resident Advisory Council member David Flumbaum smiles with Director of Human Resources Tina Kummelman

Tina Kummelman wasn’t surprised to find that Oak Crest made the Baltimore Business Journal’s (BBJ) 2018 Top Ten Best Places to Work list. As director of human resources for the Parkville, Md., Erickson Living community, Kummelman knows firsthand what sets Oak Crest apart.  

One of the many items on Oak Crest resident Andrew  Richardson’s bucket list was snowboarding down Liberty  Mountain in Pennsylvania.

If there was one catchphrase that defined Andrew Richardson, “carpe diem” would be it. He’s living life to the fullest as he checks off items from his bucket list, which includes snowboarding, indoor sky diving, and white-water rafting.  

Oak Crest Director of Dining Services Jill Clippinger oversees the Parkville community’s five on-site restaurants.

If you peeked into the kitchen of your favorite restaurant during the dinner rush, you would be amazed at the well-oiled machine operating just beyond your table: prep cooks chopping vegetables, sous chefs sautéing fish and chicken, waitstaff filling drinks and loading trays with beautifully plated entrées ready to be delivered.

Phyllis Giese in her home at Oak Crest

A laundry room, ceiling fans, exterior lighting, and Energy Star ratings topped the list of most wanted features amongst both small-home and moderate-home buyers in a 2017 survey by the National Association of Home Builders.

Oak Crest’s Quarry Grille is open for lunch and dinner and features al fresco dining.

If the last time you visited Oak Crest, Seinfeld was still on television and Bill Clinton was in the White House, it’s time to take a new look.

Oak Crest residents Judy and Ken Phebus (pictured at Mount Rushmore) work together leading travelers to destinations across the U.S.

Nine years ago, Judy Phebus gave retirement a try. She left her job as a travel tour coordinator with Gunther Charters and Tours but quickly discovered retirement wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. One year later, she returned to doing what she loves most, leading travelers to destinations across the country with her husband Ken at the wheel.

Oak Crest resident Robert Annen won first place in the poetry division of the 2nd Annual Silver Pen Creative Writing Contest, sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. The poem is now part of a collection in his newly published book of poetry

This Mother’s Day, as millions of moms receive flowers and gifts, Robert “Bob” Annen honors his late mother Bertha with a poem he wrote and dedicated to her a few months after she passed away in 2015.