man playing the drums

Ron Wynne has been playing the drums since he was 13 years old. He’ll turn 80 in October, and he’s as active in the music scene as he’s ever been—if not more so.

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Residents and staff at. style="font-size: 0.923em; line-height: 1.5em;"> Riderwood got to enjoy a unique slice of African-American history earlier this year.

Sidney Kirschner and Lynne Masterson are dance enthusiasts. Since the couple moved to Riderwood last October, they’ve found a whole new group of other dancers and frequent opportunities to dance to live music right at the Erickson Living community they no

Sidney Kirschner and Lynne Masterson have been dancing together for more than a quarter of a century. 

Riderwood resident Dr. George Galasso spearheaded efforts to have bocce ball courts built at the active retirement community where he lives. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony last summer, he had the honor of throwing the first ball down the new courts.

With the winter chill finally being replaced by spring’s warmth and greenery, we’re all ready for some fresh air and fun in the sun. Among the many outdoor activities the active retirees at . will enjoy this spring are lively games on the community’s new bocce ball courts.

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When you schedule that first appointment to learn more about living at

woman sitting on couch

When you talk to Barbara Davenport, you will quickly realize you are speaking to a person who embraces life, unafraid to try new things. 

couple sitting on couch

A little more than 20 years ago, John and Clare Murtha retired from their careers and built a single-story house in La Plata, Md., where they planned to relax in their golden years. That house suited them for a couple of decades, but in recent years, maintaining the property became a burden.

couple in apartment

Jim and Jan Hall haven’t lived through a cold winter in more than 40 years. The couple moved to Laguna Beach in Orange County, Calif., in 1969, where they lived in a large two-story house until last year. That’s when they decided to move across the country to be closer to their son, who lives in Washington, D.C. 

woman standing in front of her paintings

Peggy Zee worked as an artist for more than 20 years. She earned a degree in art from the University of Arkansas and focused on printmaking. From there, Peggy went to the Chicago Teacher’s College, where she found her way into silk screening.