Live Update to Residents-February 25, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Brenda Boucher, Infection Preventionist RN; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, March 2. The following updates were shared. John Burns Vaccination Updates Today marks our final […]

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Celebrating Two Amazing Women

Each year, Westminster Canterbury Richmond celebrates the birthday anniversary of Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans, in honor of our greatest benefactor. Mrs. Evans’ foundations have given more than $11 million throughout our 45-year history to support Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Fellowship Program, which provides housing, meals, medical care and all the vital living available at Westminster Canterbury […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 23, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, February 25. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates Positivity […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-February 18, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: February 18, 2021 Today’s Live Update was cancelled. Please join us on Tuesday, February 23, at 3 p.m., on TV970 for the next Live Update. COVID-19 Updates This […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 16, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Derek Oliver, Director Facilities Services; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, February 18. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates On Saturday, we learned of two […]

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The Lenten Journey Begins

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, is the start of the Lenten Season. We’ve recently compiled and printed our annual Lenten Journey – a devotional for each day of Lent, with submissions by staff and residents. Lent is a time of preparing ourselves for following Christ through his ministry, his sacrifice and on to Easter. Many of the submissions thoughtfully […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-February 12, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: February 12, 2021 COVID-19 Updates We are pleased to share that the quarantine for Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Third Floor has ended. Visitation continues to be suspended […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 11, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, February 16. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 […]

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Explore the Empowering Possibilities With New Fitness and Wellness Amenities Coming to Westminster Canterbury Richmond

In addition to the brand-new residences that will make up our exciting Vibrancy! expansion, we’ll also be introducing a multipurpose hub for fitness and wellness that we’re calling the Vital Living Center. What exactly is the Vital Living Center? It will be our community’s brand-new Fitness and Aquatic Center, located beneath the Vitality Apartments and […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 9, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 was followed by the Annual Residents Association Meeting. The next Live Update will be Thursday, February 11. The following updates were shared. John Burns Today’s special Live Update included the Annual Residents Association Meeting. COVID-19 Updates On Sunday, the last resident who was being cared for in the […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-February 5, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: February 5, 2021 Thank you for your support as we move forward with vaccination and share good news from this week! Vaccination Update Independent Living COVID-19 vaccination began […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 4, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, February 9. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Update Yesterday we learned that a Dining employee tested positive for COVID-19. […]

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Celebrating Black History

February is Black History Month, and again this year, Westminster Canterbury Richmond will celebrate and observe this time of remembrance, reflection and education. The 2021 theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” The cornerstone of our celebration is the Lettie Madison Symposium.  This symposium is named in honor of Lettie Madison, a former […]

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Live Update to Residents-February 2, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Melissa Markey, Manager Wellness; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, February 4. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Update On Friday, […]

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Memo-Independent Living Vaccination Scheduled-January 29, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 29, 2021 After much discussion and coordination with officials from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and CVS Health, Westminster Canterbury Richmond is pleased to share that CVS […]

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Live Update to Residents – January 28, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, February 2. The following updates were shared. John Burns Vaccination […]

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2020: A Year of Profound Benevolence

In 2020, your support of Westminster Canterbury Foundation was inspiring! Despite the uncertainty and worry that plagued the year, you were wonderfully generous. Time and time again, you gave. When you felt it in your heart to do so. When you wanted to honor those who serve or those who shall be remembered because of […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 26, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Anita Adkins, Development Officer – Strategic Gifts & Special Projects; Kathleen Pender, Horticulturist; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, January 28. The following […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-January 22, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 22, 2021 As we look forward to next week’s second vaccination clinic, we are grateful for the strong and resilient Westminster Canterbury Richmond community! Mary Morton Parsons […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 21, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Eric Price, Digital Media Specialist; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, January 26. The following updates were shared. Will Blackwell COVID-19 Updates At each Live Update, we […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 19, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Thursday, January 21. The following updates were shared. Sloan Verlander COVID-19 […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-January 15, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 15, 2021 Thank you for your care, support and strength as we continue to weather these challenging times together! Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Today, Westminster Canterbury […]

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Live Update to Residents – January 14, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured Anita Adkins, Development Officer – Strategic Gifts & Special Projects; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, January 19. The following updates were […]

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FAQ Part II: 10 Answers About Daily Life at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Interest in our Vibrancy! expansion is peaking, and senior adults are eager to know more about this exciting retirement living option coming to Richmond’s premier community. Their questions keep coming, and fortunately, so do our answers! If you missed part one of our FAQ guide, you can read it by clicking here. This article, part […]

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FAQ Part I: 10 Answers About Daily Life at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Exciting times are ahead! Active older adults like you are eagerly exploring the possibilities to be found within our new neighborhood, and since announcing this project, we’ve received a lot of specific queries seeking more details. With this in mind, we’ve created this helpful list of frequently asked questions—along with insightful answers—so you can feel […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 12, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The next Live Update will be Thursday, January 14. The […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-January 11, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 11, 2021 As predicted, our region is seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19, including among the Westminster Canterbury Richmond community. […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-January 8, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 8, 2021 This week brought us hope as we began vaccination for COVID-19! However, we also continue to see rising rates of COVID-19 infection in our region […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 7, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Derek Oliver, Director Facilities Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, January 12. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Update Yesterday we learned that […]

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Live Update to Residents-January 5, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, January 7. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates Routine testing for Mary Morton Parsons […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-January 5, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 5, 2021 Vaccinated Today for a Stronger Tomorrow – that’s our theme and cheer for 2021! COVID-19 vaccination began at Westminster Canterbury Richmond this week. COVID-19 Vaccination […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-December 30, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 30, 2020 As 2020 comes to a close, we wish you a very happy New Year with hopeful wishes for better days in 2021! We sincerely thank every […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 29, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 and vaccination at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Dr. Danny Felty, Medical Director for Parsons Health Center; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and David Curtis, […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-December 23, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 23, 2020 Merry Christmas from Westminster Canterbury Richmond! This week we share holiday greetings and the latest information on COVID-19 vaccination and cases in our community. COVID-19 […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 22, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, December 29. Today’s update was filmed early. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates The current surge of […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-December 18, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 18, 2020 As we complete a difficult week at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, we are grateful for this caring, resilient community of residents, employees, family members and more. […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 17, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jeanette Ucci, Annual Fellowship Fund Specialist; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, December 22. John Burns COVID-19 Updates Yesterday, we learned that a Certified Nursing Assistant […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 15, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jason Pace, Manager Dining Services; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Thursday, December 17. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Update In Friday’s […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-December 11, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 11, 2020 This week, Westminster Canterbury Richmond celebrated some of our favorite holiday traditions in untraditional ways! On Tuesday, our resident-run Employee Christmas Fund committee held the annual […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 10, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, December 15. The following updates were shared. Debra Jacobsen COVID-19 Update We have more […]

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We Need Your Help to Ensure the Best Life Possible

What a year 2020 has been! We are so grateful for you, and others like you, whose generosity makes such a difference in how we respond to these unusual times. With a global pandemic and uncertainty abounding, the year has been filled with challenges. Here at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, 2020 has also been filled with […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 8, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 was a special celebration of the Employee Christmas Fund at Westminster Canterbury Richmond! It featured updates from John Burns, President and CEO; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The Employee Christmas Fund Committee presentation featured Beverly Beck, Chair; and residents Nancy Bain, Bill Blake, Scott Boyer and Jean […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-December 4, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 4, 2020 These are the latest updates on COVID-19 and its impact on Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s residents and employees. Please take care and stay safe during the […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 3, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, December 8. The following updates were […]

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Live Update to Residents-December 1, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Beverly Beck, Resident; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, December 3. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Update We […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 25, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 25, 2020 As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we are grateful for each and every one of you who make up our vibrant Westminster Canterbury Richmond community. These […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Though this Thanksgiving may not feel the same as those past, there is no need to contain gratitude! We are so grateful for each of you – for the spirit of generosity that permeates your lives.  Perhaps more than ever, we can each express gratitude for the precious gift of one another. Throughout this unusual […]

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Live Update to Residents-November 24, 2020

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news on COVID-19 at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Beverly Beck, Resident; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be […]

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Memo-COVID-19 Update-November 20, 2020

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Resident Services; and Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: November 20, 2020 This has been a difficult week for the Westminster Canterbury Richmond family, but we are confident that our resilient community is on a path to […]

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