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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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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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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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-October 21, 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; Debra Jacobsen, Administrator Residential Living; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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WESTMINSTER CANTERBURY WEEKLY SUMMARY, OCTOBER 14

Today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly will be broadcast again the week of October 18, 2021.  John Burns Coronavirus Update The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) positivity rate for Henrico County is currently 5.45%, a slight decrease from previous weeks. Our area is still considered to be in a high level of transmission.  Booster Vaccine […]

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The Financial Strength You Gain By Choosing Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is a faith-based and mission-driven Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering Life Care contracts. Why is this such an important detail for your ideal future? Read on as we cover everything you need to know about this type of community, types of contracts such as the Life Care option, the types of […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-October 7, 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; the Employee Christmas Fund; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Veronica Merriman, Assisted Manager Housekeeping; project partners from Gilbane-Henderson and JLL; Jason […]

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Let’s Celebrate Wellness at Every Age!

It’s Active Aging Week, a great time to celebrate the importance of living life well at any age. What does this mean for you? At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, we embrace proactive, overall wellness, a vibrant vision of healthy aging emphasizing each person’s unique independence at any stage of life. Our talented Wellness team partners with […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-September 30, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Kendra Spencer, Recreation Therapist; Jason Collins, Vice President Facilities Management; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-September 23, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Leota Parandeh, Stewardship and Impact Specialist; Jessica Corbitt, Manager Cultural Arts; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-September 16, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jason Collins, Vice President Facilities Management; Glendon Kemp, Manager Security; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update-September 10, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: September 10, 2021 Since the end of July, when transmission rates of the Delta variant of COVID-19 began to increase in our area, Westminster Canterbury Richmond has seen a small number of breakthrough cases of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated individuals. […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-September 9, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Julie McElduff, Fitness Specialist; 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-September 2, 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; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Beverly Beck, Resident and Employee Christmas Fund Chair; Scott […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-August 26, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Austin Burch, Project Manager with Gilbane Building Company; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Jason Collins, Vice President Facilities Management; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury […]

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Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update-August 25, 2021

FROM: John Burns, President and CEO, and Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: August 25, 2021 Since the end of July, when transmission rates of the Delta variant of COVID-19 began to increase in our area, Westminster Canterbury Richmond has seen a small number of breakthrough cases of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated individuals. Currently, […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-August 19, 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 of Security; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Whole Mind and Body Wellness: Here’s What it Means to Us

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond, our vision is to provide members of our community with all the tools they need to live well at every age. This means living each day to the absolute fullest and thriving in an active setting. That’s why the new Vital Living Center that is part of the Vibrancy! expansion will […]

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Making a Career Out of Caring

At Westminster Canterbury Richmond our workforce makes all the difference. Caring is our calling! Each member of our team strives to fulfill our mission – ensuring the best life possible for our residents, cultivating leadership in senior services and improving the lives of those we serve every day. Recently, our Board of Trustees voted to […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-August 12, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Windley Gravatt, Vice President Workforce Services; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly – August 5, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jason Collins, our new Vice President Facilities Management; Russell Gardner, Vice President and CFO; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a […]

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Passing the Torch – Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 46th Anniversary

As Westminster Canterbury Richmond celebrates our 46th Anniversary, we will go for the gold! This year’s Olympics-themed festivities kick off with our Recreation, Cultural Arts and Wellness Teams passing the torch as they planned a fantastic day, challenging residents to earn their Olympic rings by taking advantage of all Westminster Canterbury has to offer. Fitness, […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly – July 22, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Dr. Jim Wright, Medical Director; Whitney Woodruff, Manager Life Enrichment; and Lynn McClintock, Director Pastoral Care. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-July 15, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Kathy Morton, Volunteer Resources Administrator; the Employee Christmas Fund; Scott Jonté, Director of Dining; Jacqueline Wetherbee; Nurse Practitioner from OnSite Dermatology; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury […]

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Last Call: Don’t Miss Your Last Chance to Reserve Your New Home at Vibrancy!

The Dog Days of Summer Don’t Last Forever Ah, the dog days of summer. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, the period from July 3 through August 11 is considered the “dog days.” Why? It goes all the way back to ancient Rome. During this scorching time of year, Sirius, the brightest star that is part […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-July 8, 2021

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; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-July 1, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Anita Adkins, Development Officer-Strategic Gifts and Special Projects; and David Curtis, Chaplain. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Vibrant Vision Campaign

At celebratory outdoor concerts in May, Westminster Canterbury Foundation announced their Vibrant Vision Campaign – an ambitious and exciting effort that has engaged donors since 2019. Our vision is that, through the generosity of many people, we will serve people and create places and programs that help all of us age with strength, dignity and […]

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Westminster Canterbury COVID-19 Update-June 28, 2021

FROM: Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update DATE: June 28, 2021 On Monday, June 28, Westminster Canterbury Richmond learned that an unvaccinated Registered Nurse (RN) from Mary Morton Parsons Health Center First Floor tested positive for COVID-19. Unfortunately, Parsons Health Center First Floor West and East are under quarantine until Thursday, July […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-June 24, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured a security update from Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; information on new package lockers from Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; construction project updates from Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a […]

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Westminster Canterbury Weekly-June 17, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO, with updates on changes to screening requirements, the Promenade renovation and the Vibrancy! project; news of our recent Assisted Living survey Sloan Verlander, Administrator Assisted Living; an employee update from Windley Gravatt, Vice President […]

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Westminster Canterbury Next Steps-June 18, 2021

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 are pleased to announce additional steps forward as we end certain coronavirus restrictions. Screening Procedure Changes Beginning Friday, June 18, 2021, some screening requirements […]

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