It’s Begun – New Village Apartments

We broke ground for our new Village Apartments! In August’s construction update video, you will see aerial shots of the groundwork taking place for our new Village Apartments, finishing touches in the new dining venues to open in September and the progress as Vibrancy! unfolds all around campus. President and CEO John Burns, Director Dining and Catering Scott Jonté, and Director Construction […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

FROM:                 John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

FROM:                 John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

FROM:       Will Blackwell, Vice President & Administrator Health Services Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according […]

Read More

47 Years and Still Growing

This July we will celebrate Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 47th Anniversary. Our theme: Wild, Wild Westminster Canterbury allows us to have some fun as we celebrate the pioneering spirit and determination that have become the hallmarks of our residents, staff and leadership over these past few years. We faced a pandemic; watched the importance of diversity, […]

Read More

“Work hard. Enjoy life. Share my blessings.”

The joy of giving greatly enhances the joy of living. Residents Mary and Jerry Owen were inspired to give back, creating an endowment to support our staff through Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s W·E·A·V·E (Workforce-Education-Assistance-Volunteerism-Engagement) Program. Jerry’s creed for life is: “Work Hard. Enjoy Life. Share my blessings.” W·E·A·V·E is just one of the many ways Jerry […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according to the CDC, the COVID-19 Community Level for Henrico […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Richmond Breaks Ground On Our Long-Anticipated Vibrancy! Expansion

On Thursday, June 9, John Burns, President and CEO of Westminster Canterbury Richmond, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to usher in the highly anticipated official kick-off of the Vibrancy! expansion. This approximately $200 million project will add beautiful and spacious one- and two-bedroom apartments with an array of upscale design elements, as well as the new […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according to the CDC, the COVID-19 Community Level for Henrico […]

Read More

Annual Report Videos

Our generous donors are amazing and make such an important, positive impact – ensuring the best life possible for our residents and cultivating leadership in senior services. Thank you so very much for your inspiring generosity! You’re invited to hear several of our residents and staff talk about what generosity means to them. We thank […]

Read More

Vibrancy! Construction Video Update

Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s new dining venues are really beginning to take shape. IN JULY’S CONSTRUCTION UPDATE VIDEO, you will see a sneak peek of the new floors and tile work in the Promenade Expansion Project and a bird’s eye view of the Courtyard Elevator and Tower Resident Garden Projects. President and CEO John Burns and […]

Read More

Vibrancy! Construction Video Update

IN THIS MONTH’S VIDEO, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at all the construction happenings on our campus with John Burns, President and CEO; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; Glen Kemp, Security Manager; and Scott Jonte, Director Dining and Catering. Over the next few years, Westminster Canterbury Richmond will grow and expand. Once Vibrancy! is completed, Westminster […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according to the CDC, the COVID-19 Community Level for Henrico […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

FROM:                  Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according to the […]

Read More

How Gardening Nourishes the Soul

Gardening is a great hobby for those who like to nurture. Each spring, hopeful planters head to nurseries to pick out the hardiest plants for the summer season. A patch of vegetables or a bed of flowers can make a lot of people feel right at home. In recent years, the indoor plant market has […]

Read More

Vibrancy! Construction News

The Vibrancy! construction project is well underway as well as several other improvements. It is our intention to keep you up-to-date and informed. Much of the work that has been previously shared with you is ongoing. Here are the most recent details on a few new developments in our construction projects. A map of all […]

Read More

Anticipation

Sandy Dallas is a depositor. For those not in the know, this means that Sandy has put a 10% deposit on a residence at Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s new Vibrancy! expansion, and he is excitedly waiting for his new home to be ready as he starts packing up the old one. Sandy is a Peace Corps […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Currently, according to the CDC, the COVID-19 Community Level for Henrico […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

Resident and Employee Cases of COVID-19 Westminster Canterbury remains committed to keeping you informed on developments related to COVID-19 in our community. We follow the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Since our last update on […]

Read More

Vibrancy! Construction News

The Vibrancy! construction project is ramping up quickly. It is our intention to keep you up-to-date and informed. Here is the most recent information. Your safety is of paramount importance. We will be placing Safety Notices and Maps regularly at our Courtesy Desks, on Touchtown Community Apps and Digital Signs and in videos. We ask […]

Read More

Invest in Your Future with a Financially Stable Retirement Community

There is no shortage of financial advice when it comes to retirement, but reliable facts and figures concerning retirement communities are not always as accessible. If you approach your senior living search as you would any other investment, then you will need information to help you assess the reputation and value of your future home. […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update

FROM:               John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). We continue to monitor local transmission rates and other data and provide you […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update – May 13, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Richmond follows the latest guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). We continue to monitor local transmission rates and other data. COVID-19 transmission rates are increasing in Henrico County and are at a high level. Our […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update-May 6, 2022

Our Westminster Canterbury Monthly program is a great way for residents to stay up to date and get answers to questions about the many projects and programs happening in our community. If you missed attending live this week, you may watch a replay daily at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. on TV971. Please […]

Read More

Giving to Support Early Education

Carolyn Botts and Maryanna Stufflebeem co-manage Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Child Development Center and are also parents of children who have been enrolled in the Center. This gives them unique perspectives on the impact generous donors make.  Financial support to employee families tops their list! Generous donors to Westminster Canterbury Foundation assure that employees receive need-based […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update – April 29, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s new Parking Deck opened last week for employees and visitors. This is an exciting step forward in enhancing our campus. Employees are reminded to park on the upper levels of the Parking Deck to allow room for visitors to park on the first level. Booster Clinics We are pleased to report the […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update – April 22, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Richmond has minimal news to share about the pandemic, but we do want to share an update on cases of COVID-19 that we learned about this week and other events. We were pleased to see so many of you out at events this week, including Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Vibrant Vision Expo and Who Knew? on Wednesday and the […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update – April 15, 2022

We celebrate taking a few big steps forward this week! Masks are no longer required in Independent Living areas of our campus for fully vaccinated individuals. We support and respect those who may choose to continue wearing masks, including many employees who work throughout all areas of living. As a reminder, everyone who enters Mary Morton Parsons […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update – April 7, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to continue on the path toward the way of life that makes this a vibrant, active community for every one of us! We are grateful for your support as we weathered the pandemic surge this winter and are eager to move forward with additional changes to our COVID-19-related guidelines. Westminster […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services On March 29, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain immunocompromised individuals. This includes individuals 50 years of age and older or […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-March 24, 2022

Today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly featured John Burns, President and CEO; Anita Adkins, Development Officer-Strategic Gifts and Special Projects; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

COVID-19 Update-March 23, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Today Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a resident of Parsons Health Center Third Floor North has tested positive for COVID-19 after a hospital stay. As we have throughout the pandemic, Westminster Canterbury follows the latest guidance from the […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Richmond: Making it Easy to Live Life Well

What does healthy and fit mean to you? At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, we believe staying well means much more than physical fitness. True wellness means optimizing your health on every level, including all seven dimensions—intellectual, emotional, social, environmental, occupational, spiritual and physical. Rooted in a culture of wellness, the Westminster Canterbury Richmond lifestyle inspires the […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-March 10, 2022

Today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly featured John Burns, President and CEO; Derek Oliver, Director Facility Services; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. There will be no Westminster Canterbury Weekly next week. Our last weekly broadcast will be Thursday, March 24. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update-February 25, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO Westminster Canterbury Richmond is encouraged that the impact of COVID-19 in our region continues to decline. While Henrico County remains at a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, the current positivity rate has dropped to 10.9%, its lowest point since December 27. The numbers of cases and hospitalizations in […]

Read More

Vibrancy! Construction Update

As we continue many enhancements to our facility through the Vibrancy! Construction project, we have created a monthly series to provide our residents and community with an inside look into the construction progress. Each month, Westminster Canterbury Richmond leaders will take you on-site to see the work in action and see how we’re making your […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-February 24, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jeanette Ucci, Development Officer-Fellowship; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

What Can Life Plan Communities Offer That Other Senior Living Communities Can’t?

A wide range of retirement choices is available for active adults. What comes to mind when you hear the term Life Plan Community? Do you have a clear idea of the benefits that Life Plan Communities provide and how they operate? And how do they stack up compared to other options? Westminster Canterbury Richmond and […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-February 17, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Melissa Markey, Manager Wellness; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

COVID-19 Update-February 11, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to see the number of cases in our region and especially in our community declining. Thank you for your support as we weathered the latest pandemic surge. Henrico County remains at a high level of community transmission, but we feel we can begin to reopen programs and services while maintaining […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-February 10, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; and the Annual Residents Association meeting. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

Experience the Art of Living at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is a top senior living destination designed for people who desire a well-balanced, well-enriched lifestyle. The picturesque, 50-acre campus offers residents countless opportunities to expand their horizons with arts and culture, travel excursions, classes and workshops, social activities and more. Sara Belle November Performing Arts Theater Our Sara Belle November Theater is […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-February 3, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Dr. Jennifer Staas; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

COVID-19 Update-January 28, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 28, 2022 Westminster Canterbury is pleased to report that the impacts of COVID-19 in our community are beginning to reduce. We are encouraged that the positivity rate has decreased this week to 22.6%. The number of cases of COVID-19 in residents and employees is declining, […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-January 27, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

COVID-19 Update-January 21, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 21, 2022 Westminster Canterbury is encouraged that the positivity rate has reduced slightly this week to 31.5%, and the number of cases of COVID-19 is beginning to decrease. Thankfully, we are finding few Independent Living positive cases, and those who have tested positive in […]

Read More

Westminster Canterbury Weekly-January 20, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

Read More

COVID-19 Update-January 14, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 14, 2022 As our region experiences the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Westminster Canterbury Richmond community is also being affected by residents and staff who test positive in all areas. We are encouraged that most individuals have experienced mild symptoms, and many are fully […]

Read More

COVID-19 Update-January 10, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially in recent weeks. Unfortunately, the situation is not projected to improve until sometime in February, with the peak number of cases expected in roughly two weeks. Westminster Canterbury Richmond continues its ongoing, […]

Read More

Mixing Things Up with New Executive Chef Matt Salsberry

The team at Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to welcome Matt Salsberry, executive chef, who brings with him new flavors and a wealth of experience. “I am excited to be part of the culinary team at Westminster Canterbury Richmond,” Salsberry says. He will add a new zest to the culinary experience at our four delightful […]

Read More