Learn about a few residents who are part of the Deaf community here at Riderwood.
Riderwood residents Sadanala and Lily John have been married for 80 years, since 1938.
Resident Peter Bennett has recently published a collection of poetry inspired by his life at Riderwood, titled Encore Seasons.
Olivia Shapiro is the new leader of the Sunday Sing-A-Longs and she’s got exciting plans for the group.
The Riderwood Railroaders share their love of trains with the community through their model display.
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program helps citizens with insurance questions and Sid Lindenberg is one of the people that helps people sort out the issues with insurance.
At 102, Clara Larson is still active around the Riderwood community.
By Almeda Girod Resident Writer As a 10-year old boy in Kenova, Ohio (located where Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia abut), Mike Beard wrote an essay about what he wanted to do when he grew up. He decided he wanted to be “a Methodist bishop, a U.S. Senator, and an actor.” Beard has transformed much…
By Almeda Girod Resident Writer My Musings began when Lo I Yin (people call him Louie) sent his story, “The Musings from an Old Fogey,” to his in-laws, David Valley and his wife, Dr. Chung Sul Youn, in California. They asked for more and eventually offered to help publish them. In China, during the Sino-Japanese…
By Almeda Girod & Al Girod A Resident Writer and a 20-year Navy Veteran Don Mills was listening to music on December 7, 1941, on a Crosley radio when a news flash announced that the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor. Bill Peacock had graduated from high school in Rome, GA in 1939 and had been…
Angela Miotto, Beverly Hawkins, and Patricia Rogers are more than fellow residents; they’re sister that all found their way to Riderwood.
Susan Walker uses American Sign Language to form a bond with Deaf residents.