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Riderwood Names Michelle Glodeck as Director of Resident Life

November 22, 2016

Silver Spring, MD—Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the promotion of Michelle Glodeck to Director of Resident Life.

Mrs. Glodeck has over 23 years of experience in the senior living field, having joined Erickson Living in 1994 as a social worker at Charlestown in Catonsville, Maryland.  There, she spent 12 years supporting the needs of residents in both the skilled and independent settings.  

In 2007, she joined the Erickson Living Management team as the Resident Services Manager overseeing the Social Work and Intermissions programs for the enterprise.  She also assisted in the development and implementation of Memory Support Programs.  In 2014, she returned to a community position and has been the Resident Life Manager at Riderwood.

In her new leadership position, Mrs. Glodeck will oversee the functions and regulatory compliance of ancillary health services (Medicare-covered home health support and private pay home care agencies) as well as the operations of Pastoral Ministries, Social Work, Fitness Centers, Community Resources, Volunteer Program, Philanthropy and Community Television.  The Resident Life Department of Riderwood consists of more than 60 full-time and 250 part-time staff members serving more than 2,600 residents.

She will also serve as a member of the Riderwood Executive Management Team and be the primary liaison with all other departments to ensure integration of programs and services for residents across the continuum of care.

"Michelle has been a successful leader because she brings the knowledge and enthusiasm to create opportunities and expand the horizons for our residents," said Gary Hibbs, Executive Director of Riderwood.  "She is a great listener and cares deeply about her co-workers.  Our Resident Life Department provides many of the core services upon which our residents rely, and I look forward to working with Michelle as she leads this dynamic team."

A licensed social worker in the State of Maryland, Mrs. Glodeck holds a master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from University of Maryland.  During her career, she has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Maryland Geriatric Association (MGA).

A native of Washington, DC, she resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland with her husband, Chris.

About Riderwood:  Riderwood is one of nineteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, the scenic 120-acre campus is home to more than 2,600 residents.  Riderwood is the ideal greater Washington, D.C. retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure. 

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