Stretch Your Brain!

It’s been said that if you want to feel young, go visit the ruins of Greece! Perhaps an even better idea is to stretch your brain to consider the implications of Greek philosophy! In fact, intellectual pursuits that may have been common during our school years are possible again in elderhood when we may have […]

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GET READY, GET SET – GO!

And it’s 44 IN THE FAST LANE! In honor of our 44th Anniversary, Westminster Canterbury Richmond residents and staff revved up their engines and put it in high gear! There were pinewood derby car races, gorgeous classic autos in our car show, a food car contest – what is more fun than crafting a race car […]

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Renewal of Vows

19 years.  53 years.  69 years!  These are the number of years some of our beloved resident couples have been married.  To celebrate their love and commitment, four couples renewed their vows on Valentine’s Day 2019. In a background of beautiful music surrounded by friends and family, these lovelies held hands, smiled and kissed…in celebration […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Decorations, lights and holiday treats are everywhere this time of year and Westminster Canterbury is no exception. Wherever you turn, you’ll see that our halls have been decked with Christmas cheer. This video captures a small sample of the holiday decorations that adorn our campus.

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You Make the Biggest Difference!

On this Giving Tuesday, we share a story of how you make the biggest difference at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Ten years ago someone very special came upon hard times. She and her husband had given their lives to helping others. They were missionaries who had accepted difficult assignments overseas. When they finally returned stateside to […]

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Celebrating “Thanksgiving” All Year

It’s here! Thanksgiving, a major holiday in the United States! It might mean eating a lot, gathering with loved ones, and perhaps preparing for an often hectic holiday season. But what does it really mean to be thankful? For many, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with those we love, and simply put, to be […]

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Wellness Fair

“Inspiring the mind, nurturing the spirit and strengthening the body by embracing all dimensions of wellness at every level of life.” This is the wellness vison at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Every year, a Wellness Fair is held in order to share with residents the importance of a well-balanced lifestyle. In this video, Melissa Markey, Wellness […]

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Honoring Veterans

Westminster Canterbury Richmond honors the veterans living among us who made a tremendous impact on the world through their service. We currently serve residents who range in age from 65 to 105, many of whom have served in the United States Armed Forces. Our veterans have assured the privilege of peaceful voting in the United […]

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Innovation for the Longevity Economy!

On October 25, 2018, Westminster Canterbury Richmond hosted the Live Life Well RVA Symposium: Innovation for the Longevity Economy. Longevity Economy definition: The sum of all economic activity serving the needs of Americans over age 50 is estimated to total at least $7.1 trillion in annual economic activity in the United States. (Source: The Longevity […]

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A Ride on The Pulse – Transportation for All

One of the key concerns of seniors in our surrounding area is a lack of access to public transportation. According to Westminster Canterbury Foundation’s Senior Community Needs Assessment, nearly 75% of those over 65 didn’t feel public transportation was available for older people. Richmond recently adapted its bus line and service by introducing The Pulse. […]

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