Meet Bill Rowland, one of Riderwood’s first residents, who still volunteers regularly all over campus.
Resident Jim Mihalik’s late wife Jane was an accomplished painter in the unique world of Miniature Art.
Amy Greenwood and Pat Davis, both active members of the Riderwood community, recently discovered that they lived in the same dorm together at the University of Michigan.
By Almeda Girod Resident Writer After two months of dating Pete Reynolds, Debbie Raub commented to her mother “If I marry this guy, I’ll be Debbie Reynolds.” She married Pete in 1971 and says, “That is when this quiet little introvert became a not-so-quiet extrovert. Now I was a movie star!” Debbie grew up in…
Four residents recall their time with the famous civil rights group.
Riderwood residents Sadanala and Lily John have been married for 80 years, since 1938.
Riderwood residents Sandra and Bill Flank have built a long relationship on their mutual love of scientific study.
Resident Peter Bennett has recently published a collection of poetry inspired by his life at Riderwood, titled Encore Seasons.
At 102, Clara Larson is still active around the Riderwood community.
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…
By Bob Merikangas Resident Writer Many of us at Riderwood found a variety of ways over the years to share our voices, our words, with others, going beyond our daily conversations. We wrote articles and books, gave talks, put messages on the web, sent emails, and more. Now we are discovering that one of our…
Susan Walker uses American Sign Language to form a bond with Deaf residents.