Riderwood Reporter Newspaper

  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – November 21, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Get the details on the upcoming Science & Technology Lecture discussing the geology of the nearby Rock Creek Park by Riderwood resident Mark McBride; the Arbor Ridge Family Council will welcome Finance Director Andrew Ferraiuolo to discuss Resource Assurance and the Spend Down process at their next meeting; the Foreign Film Committee will continue their series on comedies with the 1980s Spanish award-winning film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; Pastoral Ministries will be hosting a Celebration of Community with Gratitude this week in celebration of Thanksgiving; and find out what’s on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – November 14, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Akhmedova Ballet Academy returns to Riderwood courtesy of the Performing Arts Council; the Continuing Care Committee will host an event on the facts and philosophy of hospice care; the Riderwood Pickleball team brought home the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Erickson Senior Living doubles trophy; the Riderwood Treasure Chest is holding the next Upscale Resale event on December 2 and 3; Bill Flank of the Sustainability Committee discusses Riderwood’s effort to reduce their helium usage; the Riderwood Health Forum welcomes back Dr. Elena Vagichev to go over Medications for Pain.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – November 7, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn more about Sales Director Josh Runkles and his journey to Riderwood; the Sylvan Sleuths share details about the Sweet Gum trees that you can find on the Riderwood campus; get ready for the 2022 Riderwood Crafts Bazaar; find out the details on the November Local Trips; Dick Dowd provides insight into the sustainability benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act; save the date for the 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11 in the Town Center Celebrations Room.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 31, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn how to recycle your electronic devices properly at this week’s E-Recycling event; Show what you’re grateful for with help from the Civility @ Riderwood Committee; Donations are still being accepted for the Staff Appreciation Fund with the deadline being November 12; the Riderwood Gentlemen Songsters will be performing this weekend in the Riderwood Chapel; and find out what’s going to be on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 24, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The PAC Classical Series kicks off November 6 with an organ & harp duo, the Ensemble Lafayette; The Science & Technology Lecture Series welcomes Nobel Prize-winning physicist Dr. John C Mather to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope; The Staff Appreciation Fund Committee highlights the reasons to give to the SAF; learn the history of the Chair Yoga Dance class and about how residents are enjoying it; the Foreign Film Committee is kicking off a new series about comedic foreign films with the 1948 British classic Kind Hearts and Coronets.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 17, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn the details on the new drama reading group; the Arts Council has plenty planned for 2023 and you can learn all about it; Maria Aghguiguian from Philanthropy highlights the process and benefits of giving to the Benevolent Care Fund from your IRA; the Riderwood Health Forum will feature a discussing on handling stress from resident Margie Ingraham, MA, the co-director of the HUMOR Project; Dr. Melissa Yunes shares the pros and cons of over-the-counter hearing aids.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 3, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Get information on upcoming PAC concerts including the Maryland State Boychoir later this month and the next season of the PAC Classical Series; find the schedule of events for the 20th annual Riderwood Health Fair; learn the benefits of donating to our charitable funds through charitable gift annuities and by making the fund your beneficiary; get a preview of the upcoming local trips from the local trips committee; and get information on how you can go over your health insurance needs with Erickson Advantage before open enrollment begins!
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 26, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about new Associate Executive Director John Porter and his previous experience with Riderwood; the Foreign Film Committee continues its dance as a means to express creativity; the Opera at Riderwood group will welcome renowned opera soprano Alexandra Razskazoff for a concert on Saturday, October 8; Mosquito expert Jeannine Dorothy will deliver a presentation on the threat of the Asian Tiger Mosquito to the DMV area.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 19, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about past and future presentations from the Science and Technology Lecture/Film Series; the Riderwood Rocket’s Red Glare softball team is starting recruitment, and you could join the fun; get more information on the upcoming six-week square dancing class from the Square Dancing Group; find out what’s on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 12, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The Tuesday Bible Study Group reflects on almost 20 years; the Foreign Film Committee returns to the Encore Theater with Mao’s Last Dancer; Find out what is on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 5, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The Continuing Education Committee is sponsoring a discussion with Dave Sherman, formerly of the NSA, to discuss code breakers in World War II; Science and Technology Lecture Series will be hosting a presentation on Cryptocurrency to kick of the 2022-2023 season; learn about the role of the Health Services Committee; prepare for open enrollment and learn how Erickson Advantage can help you determine the right insurance plan for you; learn the history of Chatterwood; find out about another Neighbors in Deed volunteer.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – August 29, 2022
    In this week’s issue: PAC will welcome the Four Seasons Dancers for a unique multicultural dance experience; Civility @ Riderwood asks you to take a minute to recognize staff members that go above and beyond their regular duties; Dr. Lauren Strauss will return to Riderwood courtesy of the Riderwood Jewish Community this time to discuss “Writers, Radicals, and Rugelach,” the Neighbors in Deed group spotlights one of their resident volunteers; the Continuing Education Committee highlights the upcoming fall trimester’s registration as well as the new fee structure and scholarship opportunities; Elaine Hauptman of the Local Trips Committee previews the upcoming trips available to Riderwood residents.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – August 22, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Get the details on the latest “Adventures in Creativity” exhibit; the Foreign Film Committee continues their dance film series; the Encore Opera group will feature the best of Pavarotti in September; Fall 2022 PGCC registration begins soon, so make sure you’re prepared; and the RAC introduces the new Environmental & Habitat Committee to the community.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – August 15, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about the next session of the Navigating as We Age course; a generous donor will match Benevolent Care Fund donations; the Garden Club will host the Tomahto Festival; and find out what’s coming up on Riderwood TV.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – August 8, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Get ready for the next Performing Arts Council concert with the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble; the Foreign Film Committee will feature movies about dance for their next series starting this week; the Sustainability Committee highlights why a helium shortage is more important than it might seem; the SMART program returns to Riderwood this fall; and the community is still collecting plastic to get another TREX bench made of recycled plastic.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – August 1, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn a story based on the experiences of residents that utilize the Benevolent Care Fund; the Finance Committee shares details on financials from 2021; and find out
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – July 25, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about a change coming to PGCC registration; the Life-Changing Relationships film series from the Foreign Film Committee wraps up this week with the final film and a discussion; Opera at Riderwood is starting a new discussion group; enjoy a preview of the upcoming Local Trips for August; and Maria Aghguiguian provides insight into the residents receiving help from the Benevolent Care Fund.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – July 18, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Maria Aghguiguian highlights upcoming events to benefit the Benevolent Care Fund; Dr. Melissa Yunes, an audiologist with an office at Riderwood, shares insight into your family’s thoughts on your hearing loss; Elaine Hauptman discusses the subcommittees of the ABLE committee; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – July 4, 2022
    In this week’s issue: new Resident Life Director Fiona Divecha shares upcoming events as part of Social Wellness Month, a month dedicated to strengthening our friendships and other relationships; the Performing Arts Council will be welcoming the Mill Run Bluegrass Band on July 15, 2022; learn about the Riderwood Puzzle Group and the benefits of being a member; Reverend James Bell highlights the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Book Nook; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – June 20, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Live opera returns to Riderwood courtesy of the Opera at Riderwood group and Purple Lady Productions; two winners were declared in the 2022 Pickleball Double Tournament; Mango Dreams will be the next film presented by the Foreign Film Committee in their “life-changing relationships” series; the Woodcrafters are making toys for underprivileged kids around the world; Bill Flank highlights the impacts of climate change on our potable water supply; and Caring Connections will feature a discussion on planning for the future of a dependant loved one.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – June 6, 2022
    In this week’s issue: PAC welcomes Karen Akers back to Riderwood for a performance in the Encore Theater with Alex Rybeck; the Foreign Film Committee’s next series will look at life-changing relationships; the Sustainability Committee looks at the communities energy consciousness; learn about the team of staff members supporting Erickson Advantage members; the Community Resources Team will be restarting the Special Events listing; find out what you can watch on Riderwood TV Channel 972 this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – May 30, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood has plenty of Pride Month activities planned; JAM Committee welcomes the Sara Jones Quartet; the Performing Arts Council Classical Series will be welcoming performers from the National Orchestral Institute + Festival; the Arts Council of Riderwood has a new exhibit; the Continuing Education Committee will present a discussion on the Afghan refugees with guest speaker Gayle Girod; and Local Trips at Riderwood has a lot of great things planned for June!
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – May 23, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The Riderwood Garden Club and Quilt Club join forces to offer a fun outdoor event for all; the Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group welcomes clinical pharmacist Dr. Elena Vagichev to their meeting; learn about the importance of mental health and well-being during Mental Health Awareness month (and throughout the year); the Foreign Film Committee wraps up their “Is This Justice?” film series this week with the final film and discussion; also see what will be on TV this week on Channel 972.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – May 16, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about how Riderwood residents are working to make the game of pickleball more accessible; PGCC Registration is just around the corner, so make sure your prepared; the Riderwood Health Forum will be welcoming a resident to discuss her expertise in acupuncture; the Riderwood Democratic Club and the Riderwood Jewish Community will be sponsoring a documentary screening on Channel 972 about Ira Glasser, a champion of civil rights and civil liberties; also see what will be on TV this week on Channel 972.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – May 9, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Get more details on the Spring Fling Carnival scheduled for Saturday, May 21; The Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee highlights both Cinco de Mayo and Haitian Heritage Month; PAC will be hosting the Friday Morning Music Club student winners for a recital in the Chapel this month; the Opera at Riderwood group will be offering operas for those that might be new to experiencing the art form; the Foreign Film Committee continue with their “Is This Justice” film series; Alta Wright-Booth honors her mother by highlighting a unique gift.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – May 2, 2022
    In this week’s issue: In honor of Riderwood’s anniversary, the earliest residents recall the first couple months of the community’s operations; learn how Erickson Advantage can help you figure out if you’re missing vital insurance coverage; the Just All Music Committee will welcome the Scott Ragsdale Orchestra on May 12; the Performing Arts Councils hosts a return performance by the Lomax Sisters on May 20; PGCC Summer registration is coming soon, so find out how to get ready; a gift to the Benevolent Care Fund in your honor is a great Mother’s Day gift options; Save the date for the Spring Fling Carnival.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – April 25, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood residents recall their connections to and history with the Holocaust; Rehabilitation Manager Max Mendelzon will be speaking at the Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group this week; the Foreign Film Committee will be holding a discussion on their “Is This Justice?” theme this week; RAC Philanthropy Liaison Regina Cohen highlights the role of Philanthropy at Riderwood; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – April 18, 2022
    In this week’s issue: PAC will welcome Joyce Grear with her one-woman show about Harriet Tubman on April 29; the Riderwod Variety Show returns this May; the Friday Morning Music Club will present a chamber music concert on May 1; Riderwood residents recall their connections to and history with the Holocaust; resident Bill Flank discusses the current progress and future of clean energy; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – April 11, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Erickson Senior Living founder John Erickson and his wife Nancy recently moved to Wind Crest, the Erickson Senior Living community outside of Denver, CO; the Foreign Film Committee will be screening four films in the months of April & May about “Is This Justice?”; Erickson Advantage was just awarded a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); the Riderwood Health Forum will welcome back guest speaker Dr. Elena Vagichev to discuss insomnia, sleep aids, and sleep supplements; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – April 4, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Take an opportunity to learn about our newest Associate Executive Director, Pam Stiner; get more information on organ donation during a discussion with the Washington Regional Transplant Community presented by the African American History Club; with April starting, Earth Month events will be starting as well, so find out when and where events are going on; resident Don Simonds channels Dr. Seuss in a poem about the importance of the scholarship fund; Audiologist Dr. Melissa Yunes shares the connection between hearing loss and risk of falling; also find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.

    NOTE: There is a correction to the TV Guide in the PDF version of the newspaper that is different from the printed version. The online version is the correct version.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – March 28, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Learn about the award resident Joan Kugler recently received from the Smithsonian Institute; get the details on the Local Trips for the month of April; 2022 Scholar Ayana Brooks shares her educational goals and how the Riderwood scholarship will help get her there; Neighbors in Deed is looking for help and making sure residents know help is also there for them; the JAM committee welcomes jazz vocalist Sharón Clark on April 8.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – March 21, 2022
    In this week’s issue: the JAM Committee welcome the Capital Blend a capella group this Friday and tickets are on sale Monday & Tuesday (March 21 & 22); the PAC Classical series will present organist David Houston at the beginning of April for a performance of classical pieces; the Riderwood Scholarship campaign is now underway, so find out how you can donate; save the date for the 2022 Riderwood Opportunities Fair on April 8; get a deal at the Treasure Chest Dollar Day Sale on March 23; the SMART program from Harvard University is looking for resident participants looking to learn about stress management and resilience training; the Earth Month Celebration is looking for residents to donate their used jewelry for the sale in April; and resident Ronnie Lowell shares words of thanks for the donations made to help Afghan refugee families.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – March 7, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Caring Connections will be accepting applications for the next session of their Navigating As We Age course; residents are collecting supplies for Afghan refugees; The Foreign Film Committee is continuing their screenings of lighthearted films in March; Mask protocols have changed at the community this week; Learn about the on-site support Erickson Advantage can offer to help with your healthcare; and see what you can watch on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – February 28, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The Performing Arts Council welcomes Bronson Hoover and Friends back to the community for a performance; learn more about The GraceNotes new director; The Arbor Ridge Family Council will host a presentation about hospice and palliative care; The Riderwood Arts Council has begun planning for their next exhibit; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV Channel 972 this upcoming week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – February 21, 2022
    In this week’s issue: The Friday Morning Music Clubs returns to Riderwood on March 6 with a collection of classical music; Foreign Films promotes their next screening on Riderwood TV channel 972, Amelie; get information on signing your group or club up for the next Riderwood Opportunities Fair; there’s a new folk music sing-a-long group, the Riderwood Rise Up Singers; Get some tips and tricks for finding what you need on the new RiderwoodTV.com website; the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee share some suggested reads to celebrate Black History Month and other February observances; find out what you can see on Riderwood TV Channel 972 this upcoming week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – February 14, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood mourns the loss of Grounds Supervisor Jack Vargo; the JAM committee welcomes two accomplished musicians for a performance later this month; resident Anne Riley discusses the role of methane in global warming; AARP Tax Aid is now accepting appointments; RAC Chair Linda Wanner offers words of thanks to the three outgoing Resident Advisory Council members; the Health Forum welcomes resident Dr. Joseph Davidson to discuss diabetes and the obesity epidemic; RAC Chair Linda Wanner highlights the process the community goes through when a fire alarm is triggered.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – January 31, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood TV is relaunching their website with a new design; Performing Arts Council (PAC) welcomes Mary Ann Jung back to Riderwood with her portrayal of the first American Suffragette Margaret Brent; Learn about the less common features of an Erickson Advantage Health Insurance plan; Resident Bill Flank shares the details on what happens to your recycling once it’s picked up from your apartment; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – January 24, 2022
    In this week’s issue: the Computer Club launches a new version of RiderwoodLife.com; District Strings is the next concert in the PAC Classical Series; Erickson Advantage shares the details on their Renew Active benefit for staying fit; one final reminder about the PGCC SAGE registration; and five common scams, how to identify them, and how to protect yourself; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – January 17, 2022
    In this week’s issue: the Foreign Film Committee will screen one final food-related film this week and a discussion (the digital version of the newspaper has a corrected link for the Zoom discussion); the ABLE committee is looking for new members; Pickleball is changing the time of its instructional program; the Riderwood Reporter Newspaper has some recent updates; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – January 10, 2022
    In this week’s issue: Teelin Irish Dance Company will be returning to Riderwood in January courtesy of the PAC; Caring Connections has delayed the start of their next session; PCGG/SAGE Registration begins soon; Local Trips has a lot of great outings planned for the first month of the new year; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – December 20, 2021
    In this week’s issue: The Friday Morning Music Club returns to Riderwood for multiple performances in 2022 (Concert for 1/2/2022 has been cancelled); The Riderwood Village Productions are bringing back the annual variety show, so find out how to audition; the Foreign Film Group will be screening food-related films; learn about how solar energy is outpacing nuclear; the Jim Davis Foundation donated money to Riderwood for Health & Wellbeing; and Caring Connections is launching a new version of the “Navigating as We Age” Course.
  • Riderwood Reporter – December 6, 2021
    In this issue: Find out the fun and festive events and activities; Regina Cohen shares the details of the Philanthropy efforts of Riderwood; Community Resources is looking to get the information on your groups, clubs, and organizations for the CR Handbook; and find out what’s coming up on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – November 22, 2021
    In this week’s issue: the Foreign Film Committee will screen one final food-related film this week and a discussion; the ABLE committee is looking for new members; Pickleball is changing the time of its instructional program; the Riderwood Reporter Newspaper has some recent updates; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – November 15, 2021
    In this issue: New name, but same support: Sharing Our Journey is now the Aging Support Group – Developing Coping Skills; with two weeks left in November, there are still plenty of events for Native American Heritage Month; Chris Davis provides an update on the Plastic Film Recycling Challenge; Bob Boger discusses the role of Resident Life at Riderwood; the Performing Arts Council will be welcoming Symphony of the Potomac on December 5; the Health Forum will discuss blood pressure medications with Dr. Elena Vagichev; and Mah Jongg cards are now on sale until December 14.
  • Riderwood Reporter – November 8, 2021
    In this week’s issue: the Foreign Film Committee will screen one final food-related film this week and a discussion; the ABLE committee is looking for new members; Pickleball is changing the time of its instructional program; the Riderwood Reporter Newspaper has some recent updates; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter – November 1, 2021
    In this issue: The Staff Appreciation Fund is coming to a close, so learn how residents see the staff go the extra mile every day; the first post-COVID Arts Council exhibit is now on display; November is Native American Heritage Month and the Native American Heritage subcommittee of the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee has plenty of events planned; the Continuing Education Committee will be sponsoring a lecture on the Cornwallis Surrender; get a preview of the Local Trips for the month of November; and find out about the League of Women Voters upcoming Meet and Greet.
  • Riderwood Reporter – October 25, 2021
    In this week’s issue: the Foreign Film Committee will screen one final food-related film this week and a discussion; the ABLE committee is looking for new members; Pickleball is changing the time of its instructional program; the Riderwood Reporter Newspaper has some recent updates; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 18, 2021
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood TV is relaunching their website with a new design; Performing In this issue: The Staff Appreciation Fund Campaign kicks off, so learn how to donate; the Just All Music committee welcomes two master musicians to the Riderwood Chapel; DI&B wraps up Hispanic Heritage Month and shares how to celebrate year-round; the Actor’s Studio is searching for new members to join their troupe; learn about the Native American quotes posted around the campus; plus find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 11, 2021
    In this issue: The Upscale Resale Boutique takes place this upcoming Friday and Saturday; Just All Music welcomes two renowned musicians to the Riderwood Chapel; October is LGBTQ+ History Month; Pickleball crowned two new champions in their first-ever singles tournament; Health Forum will discuss Low Vision issues; plus find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – October 4, 2021
    In this week’s issue: Riderwood TV is relaunching their website with a new design; Performing Arts Council (PAC) welcomes Mary Ann Jung back to Riderwood with her portrayal of the first American Suffragette Margaret Brent; Learn about the less common features of an Erickson Advantage Health Insurance plan; Resident Bill Flank shares the details on what happens to your recycling once it’s picked up from your apartment; and find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 27, 2021
    In this issue: CEC and PAC sponsor a concert about the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg; the band Sonic Escape return to Riderwood courtesy of the PAC; find a preview of the Local Trips for October; Dr. Anne Riley shares the importance of the local insects in the Riderwood area; plus find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.
  • Riderwood Reporter Newspaper – September 20, 2021
    In this issue: Learn about resident Patrick Curtis’s book of poetry, Tell Me About Your Day; get the details on this week’s Harvest Festival; the Riderwood Computer Club share details on how to get the computer help you need; the Acousti-Cats will be performing this week as well; plus find out what you can see on Riderwood TV this week.