Honoring Veterans

Veterans honored at RiverWoods Exeter, NHRiverWoods honored the the residents and staff who served by holding two Veterans Day programs. The first was a breakfast for all Veterans working at RiverWoods. Later in the day, the community gathered for a Veterans Day program honoring the service and sacrifices of all veterans, their families and supporters. The program featured readings and patriotic music.

RiverWoods chef takes center stage to give residents a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the kitchen

Recently, a group of approximately 40 RiverWoods residents had the pleasure of watching Chef Adam Novak, Manager of Dinning Services at The Woods, prepare a Salmon for use in our kitchen for the Salmon entree.

2016 Gala breaks all records

Record-breaking gala for a great cause

The final totals are in and the 2016 RiverWoods Gala Auction raised a record $120,000 for Society Saint Vincent de Paul Exeter (SVdP). The record-breaking evening was held at RiverWoods on October 15th with some 400 people in attendance.

The event punctuates the major partnership with SVdP, an all-volunteer non-profit that helps people in the Exeter area with a variety of issues, from food and housing to job seeking and child care.

Gorgeous day for Annual Fun Run/Walk

2016 RiverWoods CCRC Fun Run in Exeter New HampshireRiverWoods recently held its Fourth Annual Fun Run/Walk! It was a beautiful day with about 150 residents, staff and family members participating.

Hiking Blue Job Mountain with Residents and Staff

RiverWoods Fitness has offered hikes over the past few years, and this year kicked off the new RiverWoods Outdoor Adventure Program, inspired by some very adventurous residents. As the fall foliage was moving into full radiance, a group of nine residents and six staff hiked Blue Job Mountain in Farmington, NH. In three years we have never had better weather than we did for Blue Job. The fire tower provide beautiful views, and staff member, Gary Willette (Maintenance Supervisor at The Ridge) provided a mountain-by-mountain breakdown of the skyline.RiverWoods residents and staff from Exeter NH retirement community hike Blue Job Mountain
Late August and mid-September included kayak trips on the Exeter River and in quiet waters of Portsmouth Harbor, launching in Newcastle.

Performance by The High Range Band

During a concert sponsored by the Music Committee the High Range Band played a gig in Boulders Hall featuring an energetic mix of roots, folk and bluegrass played on guitar, upright bass, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and drums.

Fascinating evening with producer, Julie Dunfey

Julie Dunfey, Senior Producer for famed documentary maker Ken Burns joined RiverWoods residents for a Q & A about her work with Ken Burns producing a number of shows including the Dust Bowl where they interviewed many people form the Mid West.

RiverWoods: 2016 Business of the Year

Each Year, the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the successes and accomplishments of businesses and individuals in the Exeter area. This year RiverWoods was named 2016 Business of the Year in the Health Care, Large Employer category.

RiverWoods is proud of this accomplishment and the excellent work carried out by our dedicated team on a daily basis. With more than 80 businesses nominated, the team of judges had their work cut out for them! We would like to congratulate all of our fellow nominees and award winners!

Resident & Staff Kayak Adventure

The RiverWoods Fitness team is always leading the way in health and wellness activities for both residents and staff. A recent RiverWoods Outdoor Adventure trip combined fun, safety, learning and camaraderie for the community's first resident and staff kayak trip! Looks like fun!

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Intern's Final Blog

By Cam Johansson, 2016 RiverWoods Marketing Intern

It is almost September which means summer is unfortunately coming to a close, along with my time here at RiverWoods this summer. The feeling I have is very similar to feeling you get when your favorite television show that has been running for ten seasons, is on the series finale. As the viewer, you’re hanging on to every last minute, enjoying every second of it, when finally the final scene comes on.