Elderhood – A Season for Growth and Purpose

Often, people fear growing older, assuming that their most effective years may be over.  But nothing can be further from the truth.  Our senior years offer a unique combination of wisdom and increased freedom to schedule one’s time.  There are many ways to embrace this important season of life, whether you are the one stepping into […]

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Live Life Well RVA Symposium

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017 REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST START AT 8 A.M. SYMPOSIUM: 9 – 11:30 A.M.   Westminster Canterbury Richmond Center for Creative Living 1600 Westbrook Avenue Richmond, Virginia   Imagine an RVA where all neighbors live life well. Leaders will share ways to improve the lives of all citizens, particularly those entering elderhood, as […]

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Active Aging Week and Intergenerational Magic

Every fall we celebrate Active Aging Week, originally initiated by the International Council of Active Aging to celebrate aging and to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle on a national scale. This week is the week! Numerous events are taking place around greater Richmond. You can read more about those activities here:http://www.agewellva.com/aaw.html  At Westminster […]

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Healthy Living through Whole-Person Wellness

There are countless ways to live life well. Living a healthy life involves many aspects of wellness and their different meanings and applications for each individual. Westminster Canterbury Richmond has programming that covers aspects of healthy living to promote whole-person wellness – emotional, intellectual, social, occupational, spiritual, physical and environmental.  Here are examples of the […]

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Start Your Holiday Shopping at our Fall Craft Fair!

Each November, Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Center for Creative Living fills with an abundance of special crafts. Artisans work year round preparing pottery, jewelry, furniture, Christmas ornaments, handmade cards, paintings and more. It’s the perfect opportunity to start your holiday shopping – or to find a perfect treasure for yourself! We will also showcase the work […]

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Live Life Well through Fitness

The times, they are a-changin’!  With 10,000 people turning 65 each day and life expectancies climbing, it is more important than ever to Live Life Well!  The fall 2013 issue of the Journal of Active Aging (www.icaa.org) quotes Walter M. Bolz II, M.D.  “Longevity is neither an accident nor an isolated phenomenon.  It is a […]

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Solidify Your Plans – Gain Peace of Mind by Following These Tips

Whether you already live at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, think you might move here in a few years, or have other plans, everyone needs an estate plan. Make sure that your plans for the future cover all the important aspects of protecting yourself and your loved ones. This list has helpful suggestions on ways to add […]

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Planning a Trip for a Senior in Your Life, Part 2!

Last week we shared some helpful tips for taking your senior loved one on a trip to one of the many wonderful attractions in the Richmond area. But there is so much else to see. From Richmond we have easy access to mountains, beaches and even our nation’s capital! As with local trips, careful planning […]

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Planning a Trip for a Senior in Your Life

Many caregivers are wary of taking their senior parents or friends for an evening on the town or a fun lunch at a local restaurant, but with careful planning and consideration, these can be wonderful experiences for everyone. Richmond offers no shortage of options when it comes to entertainment, nature exploration and quality dining. Whitney […]

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Teen Volunteer Program

Every summer teens from around Richmond come to Westminster Canterbury Richmond to serve and spend time with our amazing residents. This summer 31 teens have been serving our residents and providing assistance to staff. Many of these teens return year after year and enjoy the bond they share with residents. Watch this video to learn […]

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