Oak Crest Sales Associate Brittany Woodard and resident Allan Layman share a common bond. They both marched in presidential inauguration parades.

Chances are you don’t remember what you were doing on January 20, 2017, but for Brittany Woodard, an Airman First Class in the United States Air Force Reserves, it was a day she will never forget.

Oak Crest Personal Moving Consultant Ashley Ruth has helped hundreds of seniors with their move to the Parkville, Md., Erickson Living community.

If you’re looking for the right time to sell your home, this summer might be your best bet. A shrinking inventory and low interest rates have made for a strong seller’s market.

Community members playing a game of bocce on the bocce court.

Forget the U.S. Open. The most staunch competitors in the world of sports can be found on the bocce courts at Oak Crest, an Erickson Living community in Parkville, Md. 

Richard and Diane Appel moved from Jarrettsville, Md., to Oak Crest in Parkville, in 2016.

Diane and Richard Appel were familiar with Oak Crest long before they moved to the Parkville, Md., community in 2016. Both of their mothers, as well as two aunts, once lived at Oak Crest. So when the Appels began searching for a more carefree lifestyle, Oak Crest was naturally at the top of their list.

Oak Crest Sales Counselor Kelly Friend with her son Luke.

Kelly Friend was sold on Oak Crest’s lifestyle before she ever started in the role of sales counselor at the Parkville, Md., Erickson Living community. Now she helps prospective residents discover all the 87-acre campus has to offer.

A new butterfly garden in the shape of a butterfly, inspired by resident Irma Seitz, at Oak Crest to help conserve the butterfly population.

This spring, monarch butterflies began their northward migration, a nearly 3,000-mile return trip back to the U.S. and Canada from Mexico. Along the way, female butterflies will lay their eggs on milkweed plants for the next generation of monarchs to continue the journey. It will take at least four generations of monarch butterflies to reach their destination.

One of the things that attracted Beverly Martin to Oak Crest was the friendliness of the Parkville, Md., community.

The lounge at the renovated Oak Crest Town House clubhouse.

When Oak Crest opened its doors in 1995, it was one of the most innovative, beautifully designed retirement communities in Maryland.

Oak Crest resident Barbara Zorn uses Facebook on her iPad to stay in touch with family.

A 2016 national survey conducted by Pew Research Center finds that the use of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn is on the rise. But amongst older adults, Facebook has shown the greatest increase.