If we nurture what we truly love, we will always live it well.

Your Retirement Redefined

We are each given one wild and precious life, and if we nurture what we truly love, we will always live it well. RiverWoods is a vibrant community where individuals can explore their creativity, cultivate their unique gifts, and continue to live, love, thrive and give back to the communities in which they live. A RiverWoods retirement is about changing things up, not giving things up!

VIDEO: Pursue Your Passions (2:14)

Pursue your passions at RiverWoods...

They say you can’t choose your family – but you can choose your family of friends. For many people, the most powerful draw to RiverWoods is our residents. Whatever your passion, RiverWoods provides a myriad of opportunities to pursue what you love most about life.

On campus:

Art Galleries

Art Studios

Book Clubs

Bridge, duplicate bridge

Choral Groups

Computer labs with Internet access


Current Events Discussion Group

Financial Markets Discussion Group

Fitness Rooms, Swimming Pools, Saunas

Game & Billiards areas

History Presentations

Lectures & Educational Events



Musical Groups & performances

Nature walks on campus trails

Painting classes and studios

Photography & Digital Imaging

Plant Room & Gardening

Political Activism

Pottery studio and classes


Religious / Spiritual Services

Resident Council

Resident-operated Campus Television Station

Resident-operated Country Store

Resident-operated Newspaper

The RiverWoods Reporter: writing, editing, journalism

Volunteering & community outreach opportunities

Wii Exercise Systems

Woodworking Shops

Off campus:

Trips to Boston for cultural events

Boston Symphony Orchestra Concerts

Fine dining trips

Golf outings

Tennis courts

Theatre in Portsmouth, Ogunquit, Boston

Shopping nearby

Ski trips