Siblings Carolyn Zick and Carter Glass pose here before their Crestview neighborhood at Oak Crest, where they moved within a week of each other.

Carolyn Zick and her brother Carter Glass have always been close. Carolyn, the youngest of three, and Carter, the middle child, grew up near Memorial Stadium in Baltimore City, Md. As adults, Carolyn settled in Perry Hall, while Carter enjoyed city life in Butcher’s Hill.

Whether an intimate family gathering in your apartment or a large party in one of the on-site private dining venues, Oak Crest's Catering Department has many options when it comes to entertaining friends and family. 

This Christmas Eve, while Madelyn Daniels attends Mass, the Oak Crest catering department will be busy preparing hors d’oeuvres and refreshments for her and almost a dozen of her closest friends. It’s a tradition she has enjoyed since moving to the Parkville, Md., community 15 years ago. 

Oak Crest Sales Manager Josh Runkles with his wife Jamie and kids Ethan (left) and Quinn.

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to live at Oak Crest, Josh Runkles is your man.

Deejay Steve Roberts shares his extensive music collection for Jukebox Friday Nights.

On most Friday nights, Kathleen Sergi can be found hanging out with her dog Casey watching television. But on the fourth Friday of each month, she and 200 fun-loving friends and neighbors dance the night away at Jukebox Friday Nights, featuring music from the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. 

Mary Swift and her beagle Sam share a patio apartment at Oak Crest, a pet-friendly Erickson Living community in Parkville, Md.

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, an annual campaign sponsored by the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) to encourage pet lovers to “adopt, don’t shop” when searching for their next best friend. 

Oak Crest Sales Counselor  Melisa Batac has helped hundreds of people secure a worry-free future at the popular Parkville, Md., community.

Have you been thinking about exploring retirement living options, but you’re unsure where to start? Many local retirees say that one of the easiest ways to learn more about Oak Crest, a continuing care retirement community managed by Erickson Living in Parkville, Md., is to join the priority list.

The Oak Crest Good Guys slow pitch softball team won the Erickson Living Softball Championship this June, defeating the Charlestown Sluggers 15-5, seen posing here with the scoreboard.

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn once said, “Remember these two things: play hard and have fun.” It’s good advice and a philosophy that the Oak Crest Good Guys, a competitive softball team comprised of men and women who live at Oak Crest in Parkville, Md., abide by. 

Martie Noel is seen here beaming from the green spaces at Oak Crest.

Martie Noel loves the outdoors. She also loves making crafts. But she didn’t love the idea of living alone in her 2,000-square-foot Harford County house.

(Back row, from left) Jeffrey Michael, Mike Sullivan, Bob Liebig, and Albert Cook. (Second row, from left) John Lehr, Dot Knipscher, Fitness Specialist Brittany Rhodes, and Judy Kimball. (Front) Joe Banz and Arlene Hoffman.

Once reserved for tailgating and backyard barbeques, cornhole (or depending upon where you’re from—bean bag toss, bags, or corn toss) is quickly catching on as one of America’s favorite pastimes.