The Kingston is a two-bedroom, two-bath apartment home offered by Oak Crest.

They say in real estate, location is everything. For retired nurse Barbara Bigelow the ideal location for her new home was 20 minutes north of Baltimore, Md., in Parkville, at an Erickson Living-managed community called Oak Crest

With Oak Crest’s Special Trips department, residents are able to travel on day trips to concerts, and museums, as well as extended trips to exciting locations. Here a group enjoys a day trip to Baltimore and a tour via the Inner Harbor’s Water Taxi.

For Sally McNelis Bowerman, one of the many perks of living at Oak Crest, an Erickson Living-managed community located in Parkville, Md., is the ability to travel worry free with ease.

Tired of home maintenance and repairs, musician and retired Baltimore County school teacher Keith Derrickson, sold his Parkville home and moved to Oak Crest two months after he turned 60.

It’s the New Year, and many of us have made a promise to ourselves to enrich and improve our lives. We resolve to maintain a healthier lifestyle, to spend time doing things that make life more rewarding, and to spend more quality time with our family and friends. 

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.