Inspiring Women

When you hear these words, what do you think of?  Strength. Assertiveness. Empathy. Passion. Imperfection. Power. Faith. Adaptability. Courage. Perseverance.  These are frequently mentioned characteristics to describe strong, successful and admired women.  We love that “imperfection” is a valued trait – because authenticity is important to success. This week at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, we celebrate […]

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Celebrating Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 2020 Laurel Award Winners!

We are fortunate to live in a time when views on what aging and elderhood “should be” are changing for the better. Once thought of as a “last chapter” of life, a time to slow down and disengage, more and more people are embracing elderhood and aging as a time of renewal and life enrichment. […]

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Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s 40th Anniversary Year

Westminster Canterbury Richmond first opened its doors in 1975 – 45 years ago! After a successful first few years, Westminster Canterbury Foundation was created in 1980 to inspire generosity for the Fellowship Program for seniors-in-need and other charitable programs. What an incredible 40 years it has been! In 2020, we celebrate the legacy of generosity […]

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More 2019 Accomplishments Made Possible by Generosity!

Generosity provides Music Therapy that connects residents with past memories through beloved songs and instruments. Thanks to generosity, vital programming is available to all our residents at Westminster Canterbury Richmond so they may live life well! Thanks to YOUR support of Performing Arts, 100% of performance costs in our beautiful Sara Belle November Theater are […]

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2019 Accomplishments Made Possible by Generosity!

Generosity helps all residents at Westminster Canterbury Richmond by providing vital programming that is not possible otherwise. All residents benefit from these programs – not just those who can afford them. The best possible healthcare. Additional nursing staff to enhance the care we provide. Extensive clinical training so nurses know the right ways to respond. […]

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The Big Red Bus

Kathryn Murden recently graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts and shortly after that started working at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. She has quickly become a valuable member of our team who created wonderful original designs and illustrations for our many publications. Kathryn designed a full bus wrap that advertises that we are hiring […]

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Toe-Tapping Fun!

Many of us enjoy attending a concert or play from time to time, and though we have a great time, we may not appreciate the benefits of attending live performances.  Yet, the advantages are many and they continue from childhood through our older years. In fact, the National Institutes of Health cite that arts engagement […]

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Happy New Year from Westminster Canterbury Richmond!

As we enter the new year, it’s an exciting time to reflect on the past year and anticipate all that is to come in 2020. Westminster Canterbury Richmond is full of vibrancy. Our residents live their best lives in retirement with access to top notch programming, excellent healthcare services when needed, ever improving physical spaces, […]

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Holiday Spectacular Sing-Fest

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Although Buddy the Elf is a fictional character from the 2003 movie, Elf, he offers heartwarming holiday advice worth following. Together with our friends at Senior Connections Friendship Café, Westminster Canterbury Foundation staff and volunteers sang beloved Christmas songs this past […]

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Celebrating Inspiring Generosity on National Poinsettia Day

Each holiday season, Westminster Canterbury Foundation celebrates inspiring generosity that supports critical programming by giving a red or white poinsettia plant to our residents who are Leaders in Giving. This beautiful, living gesture of our gratitude recognizes the unique and cherished relationship we have with our donors. It also symbolizes the brilliant growth we experience […]

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