Riderwood Executive Chef Chad Wisner strives to create memorable dining experiences for residents and their guests.

Riderwood residents consistently say that one of the best parts of living at the community is that they no longer have to prepare their own meals or do all of the grocery shopping, meal planning, and cleaning that goes with it.

Chuck and Marge Pulfrey, who live at Riderwood, are Red Cross volunteers and have helped people in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Isaac, and the 2011 tornadoes in North Carolina.

Riderwood resident Chuck Pulfrey spent his career as an officer in the U.S. Navy, so he and his wife Marge had the opportunity to travel the world and explore new places while serving the country. 

Lori Simpson recently joined Riderwood’s staff as the director of resident life.

Riderwood’s resident life department has a new leader at the helm. Last December, Lori Simpson joined the staff as director of resident life.

Sales Director George Mishraky and his sales staff meet with people every day who want to learn more about CCRCs and the costs and benefits associated with a move to Riderwood.

When choosing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), there are many things to consider—location, amenities, and neighbors, to name of a few. One of the most important factors is the cost and the fee structure. 

Riderwood Executive Director Gary Hibbs (far left) is pictured at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new wellness center along with residents (from left) Carolyn Compton, Tom Kelley, and Bill Harris.

As part of management’s commitment to providing a modern and well-appointed campus for its community members, Riderwood’s long-range plans include renovations to the buildings and facilities.

David and Becky pose with a large plastic flower next to their electric cars, which are plugged in and charging.

David and Becky Nation own two eco-friendly vehicles—a Prius Prime plug-in hybrid and a pure electric Nissan Leaf. They used to charge their cars at local motels and stores ranging from 4 to 19 miles away from their home at Riderwood. They would have to fill the time by running errands or eating a meal while their vehicles charged.

The cover of a book written by Riderwood resident Phil Wogaman, about his experience standing up for LGBTQ equality within the United Methodist Church. The cover is sky blue, with the image of a rainbow flag in front of a white church.

It is admirable to speak out for equality and social justice. However, it is truly courageous to actually put yourself—or your career and reputation—on the line in order to stand up for what you believe is right.

Lyn and Bob Doyle team up on a project in Riderwood's state-of-the-art woodshop.

Bob Doyle has always enjoyed woodworking. He was inspired as a young boy by his dad, who frequently worked on DIY projects around the house. Bob earned a degree in woodworking and worked for a while as a shop teacher. He then went on to work for the U.S.

Becky Hedin (far right) teaches fellow Riderwood community members Nancy Ward (far left) and Judy Walts how to play the ukulele.

From taking piano lessons, singing in choirs, and playing the ukulele during her school years to learning to play the sitar in India during graduate school and teaching preschoolers to play the recorder, Becky Hedin’s life has been filled with music.