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Hundreds of residents and staff attend the Grand Opening Celebration of Riderwood’s Town Center

July 9, 2018

Silver Spring, MD (July 9, 2018) –The wait is over!  After months of renovations, residents and staff celebrated the Grand Opening of Town Center at Riderwood, an Erickson Living retirement community in Silver Spring, MD.

The new Town Center features a clean, modern design including a new lobby area, new office spaces for the Sales team, and The Bistro.  The renovated Seasons restaurant, which will offer a brand-new dining experience, will open soon.

"Everyone here at Riderwood has been anxiously awaiting this day," said  Gary Hibbs, Executive Director, Riderwood.  "Riderwood is celebrating over 18 years of experience and excellence in serving the senior living industry in the Baltimore / Washington metro area of Maryland.  The modernization is designed to meet the needs of current and future residents, as the demand for our product offering continues to increase – we have a 96% occupancy level.  We are in business to serve our over 2500 residents and this is a very exciting day for all of us."

The Grand Opening Celebration took place on Monday, July 9th.  Residents and staff toured the new Town Center lobby, the new Sales offices and sampled fabulous cuisine from the new Seasons menu.  The event also featured comments from Executive Director Gary Hibbs and Director of Dining Services Jeff Kimbell.

"It was a wonderful day celebrating this milestone with the Riderwood community," said Hibbs.

The new Bistro, which opened a few months ago, features a display kitchen concept that provides residents and guests the opportunity to engage with the culinary team preparing their lunch or dinner.   The restaurant features freshly prepared Bistro style favorites, including burgers, salads, sandwiches and flatbreads.   

About Riderwood: Riderwood, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 120-acre campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. The community is located in Montgomery County and is home to more than 2,500 residents. Additional information about Riderwood can be found at