Westminster-Canterbury Finds Creative Ways to Keep Seniors Connected with their Families
During the COVID-19 pandemic, lack of connection and engagement are two of the top health threats for seniors, right under the Coronavirus, itself. Westminster-Canterbury has made in-person visits a priority and has found creative ways to host these events.
Lynnhaven River NOW Partnership
Westminster-Canterbury is so proud of our partnership with Lynnhaven River NOW. We are honored to be the first Virginia Beach organization to have earned their Pearl Neighborhood and Pearl Business designations.
WCEC-TV13: Seniors Celebrating Seniors: An Unlikely Friendship
During this time of COVID-19 and social distancing, an unlikely friendship was forged through Westminster-Canterbury's Seniors Celebrating Seniors program. Mrs. Neola Waller and Alexandria Pezzano first met on video chat through the Birdsong Tablet. Watch when they meet in person for the first time!
WAVY-TV10: Westminster-Canterbury's 1100 Residents and Staff All Test COVID-19 Negative
On June 2-3, 2020, Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay voluntarily accepted an offer by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to test all residents and staff for the COVID-19 virus. All 1100 residents and staff tested negative. Chris Horne of WAVY speaks with President and CEO Ben Unkle about the challenges the senior living community faced and the protocols it took to attain this positive health outcome.