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  • Elder Abuse Prevention

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay, a life plan community in Miami Dade County, has been serving area seniors for over 50 years.  Sharing helpful information about elder abuse is part of the community’s mission to enrich seniors’ lives. Recently, the community’s Foundation shared these tips about financial exploitation, one of the common forms of elder […]

    East Ridge Book Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    East Ridge resident Tag Marvel relishes the books she has read as a member of the East Ridge at Cutler Bay’s Persnickety Book Club and believes the group has read 120 books over the club’s 10 year history. Celebrating its 10th anniversary on February 20, the group meets monthly at the life plan community and […]

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay Selects Thornton E. Hoelle to Chair Senior Living Community’s Corporate Advisory Board

    Leveraging 45 years’ banking experience, Thornton E. Hoelle has assumed leadership of the Corporate Advisory Board for East Ridge Retirement Village, Cutler Bay’s SantaFe Senior Living Community.  After more than 25 years as a senior officer at SunTrust Bank Inc., Mr. Hoelle joined Fiduciary Trust International of the South, where he works with individuals, families […]

    Practice Heart Healthy Tips

    February is National Heart Month and we encourage everyone to make small changes towards a healthier lifestyle. Living at East Ridge, a life plan community, makes incorporating small changes so much easier. The culinary department focuses on residents’ diet and each day the varied menus are geared to offer foods that are heart-healthy.  The menu […]

    Learn the Art of Floral Design at East Ridge

    Nancy Fehr East Ridge at Cutler Bay is host to Coral Pines Garden Club, member of District XII of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, and FFGC’S six part floral design study workshops. Started in January, the workshops continue Feb. 6-7 and March 6-7. Organized by East Ridge resident, Nancy Fehr, a Master Flower Show […]

    Keeping Your Brain Fit

    Living at a life plan community inspires fitness according to Suzana Delgado, fitness and wellness coordinator at East Ridge at Cutler Bay. It may also contribute to staving off dementia according to a recent article in the AARP Bulletin, “Keep Your Brain Young by Staying Fit”. According to the article, exercise helps keep muscles strong, blood […]


    Traditionally, the New Year is a time to reflect on the past year and consider if there are improvements and goals one wants to make for the coming year. If retirement plans are on your New Year’s resolution list, here are a few tips to keep you on track. In retirement planning since decisions aren’t […]

    East Ridge at Cutler Bay Residents Enjoy Walking Paths for Fitness

    Living at East Ridge at Cutler Bay offers many exercise options and many are right outside residents’ doors. One of the easiest exercise options residents have is walking. With research noting that walking several times a week helps memory, blood pressure and diabetes; people are now being encouraged to walk 10,000 steps per day. Reaching […]

    East Ridge Continues Its Holiday Traditions

    Just as families have holiday traditions that everyone looks forward to each December, East Ridge at Cutler Bay is no different. There are annual events which are on the December activities calendar that everyone warmly welcomes while looking forward to new experiences. “Our new residents are thrilled to learn about the many holiday traditions that […]

    15th Anniversary of East Ridge Community Bark Park

    When East Ridge residents gathered to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the community’s Bark Park; the day was beautiful. The Bark Park has quite a nice history.  When Tag Marvel and her husband, Bill, moved to East Ridge in 2001, they wanted a dog park for their high energy fox terrier, “Buddy”.  She found a vacant […]