Celebrating Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 2020 Laurel Award Winners!

We are fortunate to live in a time when views on what aging and elderhood “should be” are changing for the better. Once thought of as a “last chapter” of life, a time to slow down and disengage, more and more people are embracing elderhood and aging as a time of renewal and life enrichment. […]

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More 2019 Accomplishments Made Possible by Generosity!

Generosity provides Music Therapy that connects residents with past memories through beloved songs and instruments. Thanks to generosity, vital programming is available to all our residents at Westminster Canterbury Richmond so they may live life well! Thanks to YOUR support of Performing Arts, 100% of performance costs in our beautiful Sara Belle November Theater are […]

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Toe-Tapping Fun!

Many of us enjoy attending a concert or play from time to time, and though we have a great time, we may not appreciate the benefits of attending live performances.  Yet, the advantages are many and they continue from childhood through our older years. In fact, the National Institutes of Health cite that arts engagement […]

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Cultural and Educational Series

Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Cultural and Educational Series allows residents and guests to experience a wide variety of engaging and entertaining performances, lectures, excursions and more. This collection of events and activities showcases how each department is connected and works together to put on a show for all audiences. In this season’s playbill, residents are able […]

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Counting and Sharing Our Blessings!

What a blessing it is to share a blessing with another person. This is a sure road to joy. Last week, Virginia Repertory Theatre performed The Wiz in Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Sara Belle November Theater. What a show! What incredible talent! Happily, the joy of this performance was shared with many. Our own residents came […]

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Behind the Scenes!

Join us for a sneak peek at how our cultural arts programs are selected. Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Theater Manager, Jessica Corbitt, orchestrates the selection and implementation of our Performing Arts Seasons with the same rhythm and precision as a cha-cha. She works closely with the Performing Arts Committee, made of resident arts lovers who preview […]

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Hands of Love.

An outstretched hand is an invitation to fill a need with a hug, smile or special program. Sometimes just our hands tell a full story. That is certainly true here at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Hands fold in prayer and join in showing appreciation for an inspiring performance. Hands of caretakers offer loving care. The hands […]

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Cheers to 10 years!

Our cultural arts programs offer entertainment options for all residents, regardless of their financial circumstances. Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Performing Arts program combines excellence and compassion and offers stimulating experiences, while providing a venue for performers to connect with an appreciative audience who may no longer be able to attend elsewhere. “Performing Arts exposure is a […]

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Fall Fun!

Our Cultural and Educational Series celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Sara Belle November Theater. A doggie thrill show, Mutts Gone Nuts, is among the fun, interesting and engaging theatrical offerings this fall. High-flying Frisbee dogs, dancing dogs and magic dogs will entertain residents and friends in the Sara Belle November Theater. Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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Jazzy Evening!

The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. Toes were tapping and shoulders were moving to the beat Monday evening! When Delfeayo Marsalis, pictured left with resident Suzanne Pollard (a jazz singer herself!), took the stage in Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Sara Belle November Theater for The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. The audience’s energy and excitement were palpable. The […]

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Healthcare Excellence

We surround our residents with care and life. Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s health professionals take special care to keep residents involved in life, not just surrounded by care. Healthcare here encompasses attention to all aspects of an individual’s life, including emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being. That’s why you find healthcare residents at the Sara Belle November […]

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Good health. Good life.

Wellness and vitality are priorities here. Attending a Richmond Ballet performance at the Sara Belle November Theater, working at the Echo Shop and participating in the annual “Burning of the Greens” all require a certain amount of vitality. We know that wellness and liveliness equal an excellent quality of life here at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, […]

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Jingle, Jingle!

Oh what fun it is to celebrate the holidays. Around each corner at Westminster Canterbury Richmond you will find a beautifully decorated tree! There are over 45 Christmas trees in all, representing different aspects of holiday life here. Some are created and decorated by our residents and others by our staff. The One Voice Chorus […]

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