In the News: AARP Features WC's Hugging Wall on its Website and Facebook Page
Our Hugging Wall was featured on the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) web page. Thanks, #AARP! Read how the wall allows our residents to safely embrace their loved ones, helping to promote both physical and emotional well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the full article.
New York Times: "Testing Hell': Gift of Devices to Nursing Homes Bring New Problems
The federal government sent free rapid-test machines to 14,000 facilities. But they have come with unexpected costs, cumbersome reporting rules and questions about accuracy. Click here to view full article
CNN: Seniors Use Birdsongtutor.com to Tutor Students Online
Thank you, CNN for featuring our virtual tutoring program that uses our newest web app -- birdsongtutor.com. And thank you birdsonglife.com for creating it. It's available to use at no charge to individuals or to organizations that want to create a tutoring program for their employees or their community. Currently, Westminster-Canterbury resident-tutors are matched with our employees' children and their own grandchildren.
Virginian-Pilot Beacon: An Unlikley Friendship: Cox HS Graduate and Westminster-Canterbury Resident Connect Through Videos Chats
Read this good news story and learn how a virtual intergenerational friendship came to be through video chats on the Birdsong Tablet and about their first socially distant in-person visit. Click here to view the full article.