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.

Recycling bin

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.

Brooksby Village
A colorful scarf

When Tryna Gordon gets dressed for the day, she often dons a basic pair of pants and a shirt. Most people would stop there, she says. That s just the beginning for me. Sitting inside her Brooksby apartment home, Tryna proves true to her word. Large silver and blue jewelry pieces accentuate her periwinkle-blue pants and top.

Hobbyists climb aboard to celebrate trains of all shapes and sizes

May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! ~Daniel Webster This July 4th, Americans will celebrate the freedoms granted by our forefathers and protected by our military with a host of parades and fireworks.

Oak Crest
Tournament of Roses Parade

Susanne Howard has one of the best jobs on Earth. As special trips coordinator at Oak Crest, Howard plans trips to destinations all over the world along with the best travel companions one could ever meet.

Oak Crest
Man moving boxes

It’s natural for homeowners to be initially overwhelmed with the prospect of opening their house to potential buyers. However, with a plan and creativity, those challenges can become opportunities.

Brooksby Village

Life took a comedic turn this spring for a handful of friends in the eighth production of Theatre at the Pond (TAP), the theater group at Brooksby, in Peabody, Mass. Old Hams, a play by Robert Rinfret, tells the story of the retired live-in friends of a famous actress.

Brooksby Village
House with Sold sign

After 15 years in their seven-room Wakefield, Mass., house, Dave and Jackie Piligian were exhausted with the landscaping, painting, and snow shoveling. Dave mused: We didn t want to spend all our time working.

Brooksby Village
Theatrical masks

Frances Schonfeld is a perfect example of how quickly a new resident can become part of the Brooksby community. As the Old Hams cast member newest to Brooksby, Frances joined the spring theater production as a new face in the community and a novice to acting.