RPP Welcomes New VP of Finance, Dave Charter

Roland Park Place is thrilled to welcome David Charter to his new role as Vice President of Finance at Roland Park Place. Dave has a wealth (finance pun) of experience in senior living and is looking forward to utilizing his expertise in moving RPP into the future. Welcome Dave!

Visit our Staff page https://rolandparkplace.org/about-us/staff/ to learn about Dave and the rest of the leadership team.

The best employees in the world!

Employees of Roland Park Place received some well-earned extra special attention and appreciation, with donut day, ice cream day, little tokens of appreciation and an impressive luncheon. The team at Roland Park Place is dedicated and committed to providing memorable experiences, outstanding services and exceptional care for the residents of RPP, and they deserve to know how incredible they are. The people who work at Roland Park Place are the very best!

It’s Still Summer! Friday barbecues at RPP

Residents are enjoying great food, stimulating conversations and mostly nice weather this summer. Between Friday barbecues, Wednesday ice cream socials, Monday-Wednesday-Friday roving happy hours, pop-up events featuring smoothies and lemonade spritzers, high tea and lots of other food and drink events, residents of Roland Park Place have so many opportunities to get together, try new things and have a marvelous time. Covid Schmovid.

ART Committee oversees the installation of original artwork

The Roland Park Place ART Committee is comprised of retired professionals from various art backgrounds including artists, curators, art historians and interior designers. Roland Park Place is fortunate to have the guidance of the committee who, with the approval of the Resident Council, recommends the acquisition and placement of original art throughout the Roland Park Place community.  The committee reviews offers of art donations for artistic merit, appropriateness for available space and a number of other relevant factors before accepting new pieces. Roland Park Place is also fortunate to be home to several talented artists who will undoubtedly find new inspiration in the upcoming expansive art studio that will be part of the building extension scheduled to open in the summer of 2021.

“Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Residents at Roland Park Place aren’t bored during the pandemic. In part because of opportunities like Saturday afternoon tea, complete with finger sandwiches, scones and clotted cream. Everyone appreciates a chance to gather for a nice cup of tea, fine conversation and delightful delicacies for nibbling.

RPP Featured in Baltimore Magazine

Our staff and residents here at Roland Park Place were recently featured in Baltimore Magazine to discuss how they’ve been staying connected and supporting one another during this challenging time. They share how the community has worked together to prevent COVID-19, and the many ways we’ve been finding joy in the midst of it all. You can read the full story here:

https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/section/community/senior-centers-adjust-to-new-isolated-reality

 

A Valuable Perspective podcast featuring RPP resident Dr. Sol Snyder

Listen to RPP resident, Dr. Sol Snyder describe his pioneering research in the identification of receptors for neurotransmitters and drugs and the explanation of the actions of psychotropic agents.

Dr. Snyder is a distinguished professor of neuroscience, pharmacology, and psychiatry and is founder of the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

You can listen to the podcast here:

 

Welcome to New RPP President, Sam Guedouar!

Roland Park Place is thrilled to announce our new president, Sam Guedoaur.

With a strong background in hospitality, Guedouar has nearly 10 years of experience leading continuing care retirement communities, most recently in Fort Myers, Florida. Preceding his profession in the health care industry, Mr. Guedouar held a long career in hospitality, serving as the general manager to numerous upscale and luxury hotels throughout the United States. Mr. Guedouar holds a master’s degree in health care administration from Utica College and a bachelor’s degree in community and health services from the State University of New York, as well as a degree in hospitality and tourism from the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

RPP’s residents, board of directors, management and staff are all pleased to begin working with Sam starting Friday, February 28th.

Nancy Holder Featured on Latest RPP-WYPR Podcast

Listen in to the latest WYPR podcast featuring Roland Park Place resident, Nancy Holder. Mrs. Holder talks about her years of community service working with children and adolescence.