How Gardening Nourishes the Soul

Gardening is a great hobby for those who like to nurture. Each spring, hopeful planters head to nurseries to pick out the hardiest plants for the summer season. A patch of vegetables or a bed of flowers can make a lot of people feel right at home. In recent years, the indoor plant market has […]

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Anticipation

Sandy Dallas is a depositor. For those not in the know, this means that Sandy has put a 10% deposit on a residence at Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s new Vibrancy! expansion, and he is excitedly waiting for his new home to be ready as he starts packing up the old one. Sandy is a Peace Corps […]

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Invest in Your Future with a Financially Stable Retirement Community

There is no shortage of financial advice when it comes to retirement, but reliable facts and figures concerning retirement communities are not always as accessible. If you approach your senior living search as you would any other investment, then you will need information to help you assess the reputation and value of your future home. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 Weekly-May 20, 2021

Westminster Canterbury Weekly is the source for the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Today featured John Burns, President and CEO; Jessica Goldberg, Manager Courtesy Services; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. Click here for a summary of today’s Westminster Canterbury Weekly.

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Live Update to Residents-April 22, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Will Blackwell, Vice President Health Services; Kathleen Pender, Horticulturist; Tom Henning, Director Construction Management; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, April 29. The following updates were shared. John […]

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Live Update to Residents-April 15, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Gayle Hunter Haglund, Vice President Resource Development; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Vanessa Perry, Pastoral Care Administrator. The next Live Update will be Thursday, April 22. The following updates were shared. John […]

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FAQ: What’s the Difference Between a 55+ Community and a Life Care Community?

You’ve made a lot of important choices in your life: where to go to college, what career path to take, where to raise a family. You’ve gained wisdom while enjoying rich experiences along the way, and your hard work has allowed you to be in the position of having many possibilities for where your next […]

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Live Update to Residents-April 1, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. It featured John Burns, President and CEO; and David Curtis, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Thursday, April 8. The following updates were shared. John Burns Vibrancy! Today we shared updates on Vibrancy! and the Promenade Dining Room project. […]

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Live Update to Residents-March 18, 2021

Today’s Live Update on our in-house TV970 covered the latest news at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, including an introduction to Vibrancy! It featured John Burns, President and CEO; Glendon Kemp, Manager of Security; and Logan Augustine, Chaplain. The next Live Update will be Tuesday, March 23. The following updates were shared. John Burns COVID-19 Updates We […]

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Explore the Empowering Possibilities With New Fitness and Wellness Amenities Coming to Westminster Canterbury Richmond

In addition to the brand-new residences that will make up our exciting Vibrancy! expansion, we’ll also be introducing a multipurpose hub for fitness and wellness that we’re calling the Vital Living Center. What exactly is the Vital Living Center? It will be our community’s brand-new Fitness and Aquatic Center, located beneath the Vitality Apartments and […]

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FAQ Part II: 10 Answers About Daily Life at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Interest in our Vibrancy! expansion is peaking, and senior adults are eager to know more about this exciting retirement living option coming to Richmond’s premier community. Their questions keep coming, and fortunately, so do our answers! If you missed part one of our FAQ guide, you can read it by clicking here. This article, part […]

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FAQ Part I: 10 Answers About Daily Life at Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Exciting times are ahead! Active older adults like you are eagerly exploring the possibilities to be found within our new neighborhood, and since announcing this project, we’ve received a lot of specific queries seeking more details. With this in mind, we’ve created this helpful list of frequently asked questions—along with insightful answers—so you can feel […]

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Why We’re Introducing Vibrancy! to Westminster Canterbury Richmond

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is one of the area’s top not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). With its gorgeously landscaped 60-acre campus, wellness-focused amenities and extremely friendly residents, it has established itself as an engaging and comfortable destination for senior adults. This is why we are so excited to introduce Vibrancy!,the new expansion coming to Westminster […]

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