Honor Someone You Love on National Grandparents Day

Honor Someone You Love on National Grandparents Day

The intergenerational relationship between a grandparent or special friend and a child is so very important. “It takes a village to raise a child” as the saying goes, and older adults often play a big part in that. Whether sharing stories, teaching new skills, playing games, breaking a parent’s rules… Read More

LIVING our BEST LIFE

LIVING our BEST LIFE

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, Recreational Therapy in the Mary Morton Parsons Health Center is intentional, outcome-based and individualized. Every activity is chosen by our staff to meet a variety of dimensions that enhance whole-person wellness.  These dimensions include cognitive, physical, creative, productive, social, sensory, reflection, natural world interaction, cultural and… Read More

Ahoy, Mate, Celebrate 48!

Ahoy, Mate, Celebrate 48!

Westminster Canterbury Richmond celebrated our 48th anniversary this week with nautical-inspired fun for our residents and employees! Our Recreation Team planned a festive “Float Your Boat Party” for July 27, featuring ice cream floats and a sing-along of sea shanties. Who doesn’t enjoy a delicious ice cream float? Residents were… Read More

Generosity Makes the Difference!

Generosity Makes the Difference!

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, generosity changes lives! We’re so fortunate to have a Spirit of Generosity present on our campus. It’s part of our culture and is created by everyone here – residents; employees; families; volunteers; trustees and guests. Generosity can be felt in different ways here – a friendly… Read More

Generosity is Always in Season

Generosity is Always in Season

See How You Can Support Westminster Canterbury Foundation The holidays are the time for giving, but at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, generosity is always in season.  Westminster Canterbury Foundation is an organization made up of residents and Richmond, Virginia, community members. This well-recognized institution was created in 1980 and has… Read More

Generous. Kind. Caring. These words describe YOU!

Generous. Kind. Caring. These words describe YOU!

YOUR generosity makes a difference in the lives of so many at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Because of YOU, thirteen seniors-in-need joined us as residents last year. Unlike many other communities, donors like you ensure residents who outlive their resources will never be asked to leave their home here. Each… Read More

Ramp Blitz 4: Doing the Impossible

Ramp Blitz 4: Doing the Impossible

Imagine what can happen when more than 200 employees, residents and Trustees join together to serve seniors beyond our walls. IMPRESSIVE RESULTS! Last week on our campus, Westminster Canterbury Foundation held RAMP BLITZ 4 with community partner, project:HOMES. The goal was to build enough components for 40 ramps, which… Read More

Tear Down That Wall!

Tear Down That Wall!

After a year of construction, Westminster Canterbury Residents and staff showed up in droves for the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of our new dining venues. A temporary wall cordoned off the construction area for approximately 15 months. Late Monday night, workers removed the wall and replaced it with plastic… Read More

Partnering with Local Students for a Brighter Future

Partnering with Local Students for a Brighter Future

Today we hear from intern Cindy Gonzalez, who graduated high school this summer and is headed to college in the fall. She shared about her experiences through the Partnership for the Future program, which Westminster Canterbury Richmond has been supporting for many years. I’ve been a Partnership for… Read More

“There’s evidence of generosity all around us”

Dr. Bill Blake, a former VCU professor and minister, was first introduced to Westminster Canterbury while visiting the members of his small church who lived here. “This was always a place that I was happy to go to. It seemed to have the kind of spirit that drew you… Read More