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#RLCMoments: Emily Remby, AM Cook, Towne Center

I honestly don't remember the first time I baked something. It’s always been something that I did with my mom. I do remember always being fascinated with bread. The first bread I learned to bake was honey oat bread. I loved learning how to knead the dough and watching it ris...

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Blog: Fine Dining (and Whoopie Pie) at Sable Lodge

Tyson Millette, executive chef at Sable Lodge in Portland, Maine, talks with the blog team about opening a new community, his tightly knit kitchen team, and the pies for which he’s famous.RLC: Welcome to RLC! How long have you and your team been cooking...

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#RLC Moments: PI Day at Stone Oak

Guest Blog by Kathie Bailey, Stone Oak ResidentStone Oak opened in late October 2015 and the following March, some of the residents thought it would be fun to celebrate March 14 as PI Day. So we made a sign-up list and that first year, 11 residents and...

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Spotlight on: Eric Avery, Senior Living Consultant

Eric Avery, Senior Living Consultant at Capital Oaks, is known at RLC as the salesperson who, with the help of his managers and colleagues, filled every apartment in less than two years. We asked him about his job, and what it took to reach this wonderful goal. 

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#RLCMoments: A Comprehensive List of Worry-Free Living

Robinwood residents Byron and Diane sent the blog team an unsolicited post, laying out just what downsizing has meant to them. It’s quite a list! Things we no longer pay: • Homeowner’s insurance • Cit...

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#RLCMoments: A Year of Flowers, in Honor of Brigitte

“It’s Friday happy hour at Lakeline Oaks Retirement Resort and the boxed wine is flowing.” So begins a beautifully written story by Kristin Finan in the Austin American-Statesman about Andy, a resident at Lakeline Oaks in Cedar Park, Texas. For the last year, since he moved...

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The Caring Hearts of Stone Oak

“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” — Aristotle Hilliard, Ohio -- When it comes to identifying the source of the extraordinary volunteering spirit at Stone Oak, it almost sounds like a blame game. Ti...

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What We Learned from our LinkedIn Testimonials

A testimonial can be a powerful thing. It is a public recounting of an experience. This year, one of our resolutions from the RLC Media Team has been to update our company page on LinkedIn, a social networking site where future employees learn about businesses and where bu...

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Daniel Pointe Grand Opening

Photo Essay: Scenes From a CelebrationThe rain couldn’t dampen the high spirits and fun that accompanied Daniel Pointe’s grand opening December 15. The celebrations kicked off with a Champagne toast in the theater the evening pri...

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#RLCMoments: Al, Coronado Villa

I became interested in needlepoint in 1988. I was housebound and recovering from heart bypass surgery. I started doing it just to have something to do. The first one was called “The Turkey and the Mountain”. The next was called “The Divine Shepherd”, which was Christ as a yo...

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An Irishman in Knoxville: an Interview with Chef Garrett

Southern-style collard greens, black eyed peas, and chicken-fried steak. That, says executive chef Garrett Scanlan, is a surefire way to residents’ hearts at Sherrill Hills, our RLC comm...

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#RLCMoments: Ethel, Bradford Square

...On the secret to a good life...My husband, Frank, is 101 years old. We met just over 40 years ago. Our spouses had both died of cancer. We lived in Atlanta, Georgia then. Through Frank’s boss, we were set u...

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Intergenerational Buddies: Walnut Grove’s New Mentor Program

Have you ever eaten a bug? This was the question Walnut Grove resident Alfred asked his Ackerman Elementary fourth grade reading buddy during a ‘get to know you’ ice-breaker. The stu...

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Blog: Spotlight on...Peoria, Arizona

Arrowhead Valley will be opening its doors summer 2018! Peoria, named one of Forbes Magazine's 2017 best places to retire, has so much to offer as a destination for entertainment. Desert Botanical GardenJust 21 miles away in P...

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Blog: Spotlight on...Naples

RLC Residents: Here's a list of our top five things to do in Naples, Florida when you take advantage of  our tr...

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Blog: Spotlight on...Chattanooga

We’ll be celebrating the opening of Ashwood Square Retirement Resort summer of 2018! Chattanooga is an incredibly beautiful city and a future must-see destination for residents enjoying our travel program. Her...

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Blog: Shop Talking with RLC's Interior Design Team

     It’s classic but it stays beautiful over a long period of time. At RLC, we design and build communities that become someone’s sacred space -...

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Chef Profile: Robert Citto of Coronado Villa

Only once did Executive Chef Robert Citto of Coronado Villa not want to cook. An adventurous global culinary traveler, he was once learning all about planting organic vegetables at an Italian bed and breakfast when the owners discovered that the America...

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Stone Oak’s Garden of Earthly Delights

200 pounds. That’s how many tomatoes Executive Chef Chris Weldon estimates he harvested this summer from the new kitchen garden at Stone Oak in Hilliard, Ohio. The garden, which sits about 30 paces back from the kitchen door, began with a few herbs planted among th...

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Blog: A Letter to Maple Ridge

Dear Lisa and the staff at Maple Ridge, My parents, siblings and I would like to thank you all for helping us to have such a great time last Saturday celebrating my parents’ 70th wedding...

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The Singing Chef of Provident Crossings

If you dine with us at Provident Crossings and just happen to hear an Irish melody coming from the kitchen, that’ll be our very experienced and talented Executive Chef Rick. Not only does he sing in the kitchen all the time, but he’s also an accomplishe...

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Blog: Grandparents Day - An Annual RLC Tradition

Around the second Sunday each September, our communities recognize and celebrate a treasured holiday: Grandparents Day. It may not have the same familiar ring (or extensive card section) as, say, Mother’s Day, but at our communitie...

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Blog: A Letter To Our Senior Living Consultant

Good morning. I just had to take a moment and write regarding our recent experience working with the Senior Living Consultant at Provident Crossings. To give you a bit of background, I took my mother to Provident Crossings early May to have lunch with a friend's mom who lives there. We ...

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Blog: The Queen of Maple Ridge

         A letter from Lisa Ursini, Manager, Maple Ridge Retirement Community

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Blog: Spotlight on...Omaha

As we grow, so does our Travel Program. So this year, we’ll be highlighting t...

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