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  • Sankpill to Chair East Ridge Town Council

    East Ridge resident, Linda Sankpill, believes it’s the perfect time in her life to give back to others. Despite only living at East Ridge for a year, she recently was elected to chair the East Ridge Town Council and is serving a one-year term which began in January. The Town Council is comprised of elected […]

    “Ridley’s Natural Science Museum”

    East Ridge resident Robert, “Bob” Ridley, is an ardent collector. He recently shared his collection with his neighbors when he held an open house at his residence. People were amazed by his extensive collection of Florida artifacts and dubbed his home, “Ridley’s Natural Science Museum”. His son, Mark, has helped him arrange and catalog the […]

    East Ridge Poets and Writers Encourages the Discovery of Poetry

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay, South Miami’s only life plan community, has many talented residents who are writers and poets. The beautiful, peaceful environment found within the community’s amazing tropical campus may stimulate their creativity. By contributing to the community’s newsletter,” The Bulletin”, submitting poems for competitions and doing readings, they share their talents with […]

    Dimensions of Wellness Contribute to Healthy East Ridge Lifestyle

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay, a life plan community for active retirement living, offers residents key components to overall health and wellness through a philosophy known as Eight Dimensions of Wellness. The Wellness Dimensions are incorporated into the community’s lifestyle. Each month, a planned activity calendar is designed to bring residents many options for a […]

    East Ridge Residents Share Expert Advice at Residents’ Panel Event

    No one knows the benefits living in a Life Plan Community better than residents and when East Ridge hosted an “Ask the Expert” event, the residents were certainly the experts. The panel included residents Sandra Reed, Linda Sankpill and Joyce Allgood and was moderated by Hoppy Sell, director of sales and marketing.  Sandra is a […]

    Love Blooms for Couple at East Ridge

    Finding love later in life defines the relationship of Gene Patterson and Roberta Dickerson, residents of the East Ridge at Cutler Bay, a life plan community. The octogenarians tied the knot on Saturday, February 17 witnessed by their families and close friends and officiated by Dr. Mike Campbell, Senior Pastor of the Old Cutler Presbyterian […]

    East Ridge Residents Use New Transportation Alternative

    Typically, modes of transportation at active retirement communities are golf carts, tricycles, cars and community buses. Tooling around on Segways or personal transporters would definitely be out of the norm. But at East Ridge at Cutler Bay, a life plan community in Miami-Dade County, two residents are doing just that. Gary Sisler and Fran Plummer […]

    East Ridge Grandmothers Share Wisdom Through Books

    “Books are gates to lands of pleasure. Books are paths that upward lead. Books are friends. Come, let us read.” – Emilie Poulsson Children’s authors and illustrators week (the first week in February) recognizes literacy and the contributions authors and illustrators make in influencing young readers. Two talented authors who contribute to young readers live […]


    East Ridge at Cutler Bay is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Coconut Grove Arts Festival® which takes place over President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 17, 18 and 19 in the heart of the Grove, along Biscayne Bay. The Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is considered one of the top fine arts outdoor festivals in the country […]

    East Ridge Celebrates National Soup Month

    At East Ridge, without fail, there’s always a delightful selection of homemade soups on the life plan community’s daily menu. It has almost become a trademark of the community! Residents sometimes opt for a lighter dinner and combine soup with a salad or take home soup for a casual evening at home. Guests are always […]