National Volunteer Week

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is celebrating National Volunteer Week from April 23 – 29, 2017.  This week was designated in 1974 to thank volunteers across the nation who are change-makers that lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in the community. Celebrations in honor of our donors started earlier this week with […]

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Out and About!

Assuring your senior loved ones enjoy community activities is important – and good planning can assure a successful outing.  Should the senior be in a wheelchair or use a walker or a cane, it is especially important to understand the challenges of the environment ahead of time.  “I cannot emphasize enough the importance of visiting […]

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Springtime=Gardening Time

Westminster Canterbury Richmond has fifty-five acres of professionally landscaped grounds, so our staff knows a thing or two about gardening! Our horticulturist, Kathleen Pender, shared her spring tips for gardeners. Now is the time to prune dead wood and old blooms from perennials Clean weeds out of mulch beds and apply pre-emergent to help prevent […]

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The Fellowship Fund

For more than forty years Westminster Canterbury Richmond has served seniors-in-need through Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Fellowship Program and offered confidential financial aid to over 520 men and women.  Already this year, 106 seniors have been able to call Westminster Canterbury home because of this ministry. It’s wonderful to know that seniors like George and Abby, who […]

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Talking about Dementia

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 come to the right conclusions. […]

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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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