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Outreach

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is committed to expanding our outreach. Housing is one of the top challenges. Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Fellowship Program provides life care – housing, meals, medical expenses and vital living – to 110 seniors-in-need annually. This program costs around $4 million annually….

Resources for Healthy Aging

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, we embrace lifelong learning and offer countless opportunities to learn more. We share our knowledge with others as well, through Resources for Healthy Aging – a growing catalog of videos, interviews and other media that contain useful content on nutrition,…

Emotional Wellness

What does being well mean to you? In addition to physical aspects like being active and maintaining a healthy diet, we hope your definition of wellness includes emotional wellness! Experts now agree that emotional wellness is a very important part of overall health, and…

Counting and Sharing Our Blessings!

What a blessing it is to share a blessing with another person.  This is a sure road to joy.  Last week, Virginia Repertory Theatre performed The Wiz in Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Sara Belle November Theater.  What a show!  What incredible talent!  Happily, the joy…

Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Memory Support Nourishes the Brain and the Spirit!

Our memory support therapies at Westminster Canterbury Richmond include music, art, horticulture and exercise.  They involve more than residents.  Family members, staff, and even our teen volunteers during summertime can participate and engage.  One program in particular, Opening Minds through Art, or OMA, is…

Independence Day Traditions with Westminster Canterbury Richmond!

And I’m proud to be an American Where at least I know I’m free And I won’t forget the men who died Who gave that right to me And I’d gladly stand up next to you And defend Her still today ‘Cause there ain’t…

Live Life Well – An Inspirational Story of Generosity

When it comes to thinking about people as they age, is it possible you have some misperceptions?  Do you think of aging in terms of frailty and decreased activity?  Or do you picture active, vibrant people deepening their lives in ways that matter most…

This Summer…Get Outside! It’s Good For Your Health!

Warmer weather is finally here! This is the time of year when many of us intend to spend more time outdoors…and for good reason! Being outdoors reduces stress levels and has an overall beneficial effect on both physical and mental health. And it’s a…

Celebrating Fathers of all Generations

Many of us were blessed with incredibly supportive and loving fathers. We fondly remember early morning fishing trips, his tireless commitment to our little league baseball team, and his teaching us how to get back up after we’d fallen off our bike. Many fathers…

Westminster Canterbury Richmond earns LeadingAge Virginia’s Workplace Excellence Award

At the LeadingAge Virginia conference in Norfolk, Virginia, on June 5-7, it was announced that Westminster Canterbury Richmond earned the Workplace Excellence Award thanks to our commitment to staff and community. This award recognizes a LeadingAge Virginia member community that demonstrates investment in their…