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  • East Ridge Thrift Store Has Great Treasures

    While there are many thrift stores in Miami, the Ruth Kinsman Thrift Shop within the East Ridge at Cutler Bay retirement community is unique in both its merchandise and staff. The thrift store was recently featured in the Miami Herald. Solely run by a team of resident volunteers, the thrift shop is only open on […]

    Residents Help East Ridge Grow Through ‘Governance’ Systems

    For more than a half-century, residents have played key roles in both the development and expansion of East Ridge at Cutler Bay. Community betterment through their participation often begins with monthly “Town Hall” meetings where residents address concerns and participate in discussions about community operations. These sessions with management are held at 2 p.m. on […]

    Comic Book Wordsmith Lives at East Ridge at Cutler Bay

    Every wonder how a character’s words get into the bubbles in a comic?  For Lee Goldsmith, it’s second nature. Writing for some of our country’s most iconic comic books such as The Flash, The Green Lantern and Wonder woman, Goldsmith has written the comic scripts that people have read in awe. The thoughts and words […]

    East Ridge Residents Volunteer for Birthing Kits “Cutting Parties”

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay residents enjoy opportunities to help others and for several years The Footprints Foundation, has been a recipient of their contributions. The organization sends Clean Birthing Kits to women living in remote villages in the Congo. These kits contain soap, biodegradable plastic bag, razor blade, cord ties, gloves, gauze squares, alcohol […]

    DC Comics Writer Lee Goldsmith Set for East Ridge at Cutler Bay 8/1

    Meet an Original Comic Book Hero and B’way Lyricist, Lee Goldsmith, who penned such classics as The Flash & Wonder Woman on Saturday, August 1st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Ridge at Cutler Bay, 19301 SW 87th Ave., Cuter Bay, Fla. Come dressed as your favorite comic book character. Fun for the […]

    East Ridge’s Resident Health Committee Acts as Village Liaison & Volunteers

    “Our basic purpose is communication between residents and staff,” summarizes Jeanne Bowen, chairperson of the Health Committee at East Ridge at Cutler Bay. A lifelong Miamian, nursing teacher for 15 years at the University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital and long active in Miami-Dade Medical Auxiliary, no one could have been better equipped for […]

    ‘Five Myths’ About Life Care Living

    “I had no idea that retirement living is like this.” It’s a comment often heard at East Ridge at Cutler Bay, an all-inclusive retirement community in Miami-Dade County. And it’s why we take extra time to tour visitors, showing them how life here differs from common misconceptions of retirement living.  We call them the “Five […]

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay Prepares for 2015 Hurricane Season

    As the 2015 hurricane season gets underway, we are reminded of the many benefits afforded to residents living in a retirement community such as East Ridge at Cutler Bay. Hurricane season is stressful and impending storms can be quite overwhelming for everyone, especially seniors. Those who have weathered storms know quite well the challenges and […]