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Riderwood is home to Erickson Living's reigning softball champions. In June, a group of active retirees from the Silver Spring community strutted their athletic abilities in a lively softball tournament featuring teams from four Erickson Living communities.

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Montgomery County recently recognized. target="_blank"> Riderwood for its outstanding efforts in recycling. The Silver Spring, Md., Erickson Living community received the Multi-Family Property Outstanding Efforts in Recycling Award.

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The selling and moving process can often be overwhelming, but when people move to . target="_blank">Riderwood, an Erickson Living community in Silver Spring, Md., they have a vetted support team in place, one that can help with every part of the process.

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For residents of Maryland s Eastern Shore, accustomed to fresh crab and bay breezes, the famed Riderwood lifestyle is proving to be a force to be reckoned with. In fact, almost 20% of people who moved to Riderwood last year came from the area. For Betty Phenicie, it was a decision almost too easy to make.

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At family gatherings, whenever I mentioned something about my childhood, my children would say, You never told us that! recalls Ruth Davis. So I decided I should write my memoirs. But as the years went by, I just couldn t seem to find the right time to start the project, she continues. Then she moved to Riderwood. I learned about the memoir writing class and immediately signed up.

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Inspired by Riderwood, artist Sylvia Valentino s mixed-media work Walk at the Pond recently won first place at a local juried exhibition. [caption id="attachment_13556" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Sylvia Valentino s award-winning mixed-media work, Walk at the Pond.

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My husband and I moved to Ocean City, Md., after he retired from the government, says Rita Brennan. While we loved living by the ocean, we found the winters tough, so we escaped to Florida for the colder months.

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Certified as a wildlife habitat, complete with great horned owls, turtles, deer, foxes, pheasants, and hawks, the Riderwood community embodies a passion for conservation that is hard to match.