Partnerships in the Arts

This year Westminster Canterbury Richmond and Weinstein JCC entered into a partnership to share the cultural arts. For nearly seventy years, the Weinstein JCC’s cultural and performing arts programming has brought the Richmond community exceptional events that celebrate essential aspects of Jewish and community culture. For ten years, the Sara Belle November Theater at Westminster […]

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Just Walk

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond one of the most popular ways our residents stay healthy is to simply walk. Walking is the easiest way to increase your overall activity and improve your health.  Studies show that those 65 years and older and in general good health need 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week, such […]

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Our Donors Make the BIGGEST Difference!

Donors to Westminster Canterbury Foundation give for a variety of reasons and in many different ways. Donors give to the Foundation for the Fellowship Program, the Area of Greatest Need or Your Passion. Giving in each of these three area makes a huge impact on our residents and provides resources that distinguish Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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A Lenten Journey

Twenty years ago Westminster Canterbury Richmond resident Marguerite Wingo had a vision. While most Lenten meditation booklets were expansions of Bible verses, Mrs. Wingo wanted more. She wanted people to write something from their experiences that meant so much to them that it would inspire someone else to come closer to God. Residents and staff […]

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Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Day!

Recently, we celebrated Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Day with a campus-wide celebration of our greatest benefactor Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans and the recipients of the 2017 Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award. The recipients are volunteers of our Shops on Main (Echo Shop, Treasure Chest, Furniture Room and Men’s Corner), Fall Craft Fair, Small Crafts and the […]

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Talking about Dementia

The early signs can vary. Early signs of dementia may be very subtle and vary a great deal. You might notice that your mother keeps forgetting her best friend’s telephone number or your father no longer shaves every day. Should you be alarmed? Maybe. But you should be careful how you proceed to ensure you […]

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Preventing Falls at Home

Tips for preventing falls. Currently, falls are the leading cause of injury for adults aged 60 and over. Kristin Goodwin is a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy student and intern with Genesis, the rehabilitation services provider at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Kristin suggests the following safety assessment and tips to help keep you safe during everyday activities […]

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When Words Fail

Let us help you communicate. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease today. This number is expected to triple in the next 30 years, with many more friends and neighbors experiencing additional forms of dementia. For faith communities and people of faith, this represents a crucial opportunity for ministry and practical care. […]

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Celebrating Generosity and Commitment

Honoring the timeless generosity of one woman and the commitment of many for our Fellowship Program. February 23 is very special at Westminster Canterbury Richmond; we will celebrate Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Day! This campus-wide event is a celebration of our greatest benefactor Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans and the volunteers of the Shops on Main […]

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Effective Exercises for Seniors

Our Westminster Canterbury Richmond Wellness and Recreation teams offer a wide variety of activities to help residents stay active. Recently we captured one of these great activities in a video. This exercise activity is facilitated by Wilmer De Vera, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and his wife, J. Tracy De Vera, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Therapist. Residents […]

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