You Make the Biggest Difference!

On this Giving Tuesday, we share a story of how you make the biggest difference at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Ten years ago someone very special came upon hard times. She and her husband had given their lives to helping others. They were missionaries who had accepted difficult assignments overseas. When they finally returned stateside to […]

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Celebrating “Thanksgiving” All Year

It’s here! Thanksgiving, a major holiday in the United States! It might mean eating a lot, gathering with loved ones, and perhaps preparing for an often hectic holiday season. But what does it really mean to be thankful? For many, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with those we love, and simply put, to be […]

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Wellness Fair

“Inspiring the mind, nurturing the spirit and strengthening the body by embracing all dimensions of wellness at every level of life.” This is the wellness vison at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Every year, a Wellness Fair is held in order to share with residents the importance of a well-balanced lifestyle. In this video, Melissa Markey, Wellness […]

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Honoring Veterans

Westminster Canterbury Richmond honors the veterans living among us who made a tremendous impact on the world through their service. We currently serve residents who range in age from 65 to 105, many of whom have served in the United States Armed Forces. Our veterans have assured the privilege of peaceful voting in the United […]

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Innovation for the Longevity Economy!

On October 25, 2018, Westminster Canterbury Richmond hosted the Live Life Well RVA Symposium: Innovation for the Longevity Economy. Longevity Economy definition: The sum of all economic activity serving the needs of Americans over age 50 is estimated to total at least $7.1 trillion in annual economic activity in the United States. (Source: The Longevity […]

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A Ride on The Pulse – Transportation for All

One of the key concerns of seniors in our surrounding area is a lack of access to public transportation. According to Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Senior Community Needs Assessment, nearly 75% of those over 65 didn’t feel public transportation was available for older people. Richmond recently adapted its bus line and service by introducing The Pulse. […]

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Will you support your neighbor–in-need?

Mary was widowed in her early 40s. She worked as a secretary until retirement so that she could provide for her children’s needs and education. She struggles to make ends meet on her tiny pension. Her home needs critical safety repairs and she can no longer afford all of her medications. Howard owned his own […]

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Spirituality as Foundation

One’s spirituality creates the foundation of a strong and meaningful life.  The health of our spirit affects many aspects of wellness – your social and emotional wellbeing, your sense of security and purpose.  We believe a healthy spirit is the foundation of a vibrant life. Spirituality and faith grow whenever a person prioritizes that growth.  […]

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Join us at our Live Life Well RVA Symposium: Innovation for the Longevity Economy!

We hope you will join us for this breakfast, program and opportunity to network with others interested in learning more about preparing for the future as people are living longer than ever before. Watch this short video for more details and feel free to share with others.    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST START […]

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Advice for Active Aging Month!

September is Active Aging Month! Westminster Canterbury Richmond has amplified our usual Wellness activities with special opportunities including a Health and Wellness Fair and Walking Wednesdays. Now is the perfect time to consider how you can live life well as you age! What are your assumptions and attitudes towards aging?  Are your beliefs based on […]

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