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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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, […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-January 6, 2022

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Phillip Merritt, HG Design Studio; Austin Burch, Gilbane Construction; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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COVID-19 Update-January 5, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 5, 2022 Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in our community, Westminster Canterbury Richmond has been conducting rigorous COVID-19 testing for residents and employees under the guidance of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Today, Westminster Canterbury […]

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COVID-19 Update-January 3, 2022

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: January 3, 2022 As the level of community transmission of COVID-19 rises in our region, Westminster Canterbury Richmond is carefully monitoring the situation. Henrico County remains at a high level of community transmission of COVID-19. The current positivity rate is […]

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COVID-19 Update-December 31, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 31, 2021 Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that two fully vaccinated Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) in Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Third Floor East tested positive for COVID-19. Per guidelines from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), residents […]

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COVID-19 Update-December 30, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Richmond residents and staff have worked hard for nearly two years to reduce risk of COVID-19 infections. We acknowledge the strain that the pandemic has placed on our residents, our workforce and on our recruiting efforts. We thank you for your kindness and patience for our employees, and for each other. Our current […]

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Vibrant Vision Countdown…There is Still Time to Give by Year’s End!

Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Vibrant Vision campaign launched in 2019 to serve people and create inspiring places and programs that help all of us age with strength and dignity. The final days of Vibrant Vision are here! We’ll wrap up this three-year, $20 million effort on December 31, 2021, thanks to inspiring generosity. Every gift to […]

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Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update-December 27, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO As the level of community transmission of COVID-19 rises in our region, Westminster Canterbury Richmond is carefully monitoring the situation. Henrico County remains at a high level of community transmission of COVID-19. The current positivity rate is 10.1%. Unfortunately, there have been several breakthrough infections of COVID-19 in our […]

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COVID-19 Update-December 21, 2021

As we celebrate the holiday season, we offer a refresher on Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s current COVID-19-related guidelines. We are monitoring the situation in the broader community. 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 […]

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Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is a time to be thankful, to look with wonder, to shine light in the darkness, to embrace hope. During this special season, we’re especially thankful for this community – a special place where people live and work, learn and grow together. Westminster Canterbury residents are as varied as the stars above – each […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-December 16, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager Security; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Marty Kane, Director of Finance; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Visuals of Vibrancy! – A Sneak Peek Inside Our New Expansion

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is in the midst of a transformational expansion. With the conceptual renderings here, you’re invited to take a sneak peek inside Vibrancy!. Quite simply, this brand-new development is being designed with your preferences—and aspirations—in mind. Vibrancy! will be nestled on Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s pristine, 60-acre campus in the history-rich capital city of […]

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Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update – December 14, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO; and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: December 14, 2021 Today, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that a fully vaccinated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Mary Morton Parsons Health Center Third Floor West tested positive for COVID-19. Per guidelines from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-December 9, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; Scott Coats, Manager Information Technology; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator.  Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-December 2, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Beverly Beck, Resident and Employee Christmas Fund Chair; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Anita Adkins, Development Officer-Strategic Gifts and Special Projects; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. Click here […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly November 18, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Beverly Beck, Resident and Employee Christmas Fund Chair; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-November 11, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; Melissa Markey, Manager Wellness; Glendon Kemp, Manager Security; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-November 4, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today, residents joined in-person in the Sara Belle November Theater for a program featuring John Burns, President and CEO; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Beverly Beck, Resident and Employee Christmas Fund Chair; Bob Clewell, […]

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Adventure Awaits at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Tom Schultz and Ann Gray Harvey are ready for some adventure. The married couple is looking forward to leaving Birmingham, Alabama, and heading to the Mid-Atlantic region, where a new chapter in life awaits them at Vibrancy!, the highly anticipated new project at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. “When we first started looking about 8 years ago, […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-October 28, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; Kathleen Pender, Horticulturist; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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I Want to Help Her, but How?

Many of us know a cherished senior friend or neighbor. Sadly, Richmond area seniors face greater challenges – to their physical and emotional health and their finances – than ever during these uncertain times. So many of us want to help, but how? Consider this example of a concerned neighbor wondering how to help a […]

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