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Good Morning America: 91-Year-Old Former Teacher Shares Best Advice for Graduating Seniors Amid COVID-19

With high school at a halt amid the COVID-19 pandemic, residents from Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay are offering life lessons to members of the 2020 graduating class from Frank W. Cox High School in Virginia Beach.

"We know these students [will miss] graduation so we want to support them," 91-year-old Neola Waller told "Good Morning America. "I think this is exciting."
To read the full Good Morning America article and view the video, click here

KMAX: Good Day Sacramento

Birdsong CEO Ben Unkle talks to KMAX's Good Day Sacramento reporter Dina Kupner about how to keep seniors engaged and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WPVI-TV6: The Art of Aging - Staying Connected Using the Birdsong Tablet

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, many people are relying even more on technology to stay connected. For some older adults, navigating new technology can be a challenge.  Pamela Edwards of Philadelphia's WPVI-TV6's Art of Aging shares how the Birdsong Tablet makes it easier for seniors to keep boredom at bay and stay connected with loved ones and the world around them. 

WTKR TV3: CEO Ben Unkle Shares Tips for Keeping Seniors Engaged

Now more than ever, it is important to reach out to older loved ones and friends to make sure they are not feeling isolated. CEO Ben Unkle shares tips with WTKR Reporter Erica Greenway for keeping seniors engaged and connected during the COVID-19 quarantine.  

CEO Ben Unkle on Coast Live to Discuss How to Keeping Seniors Connected During the Pandemic

President and CEO Ben Unkle joined Coast Live host April Woodard to talk about the measures Westminster-Canterbury is taking to ensure residents stay safe and healthy, and ways seniors can stay connected to their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. Featured in the segment was our free web version of the Birdsong Song tablet (www.birdsongtablet.com).

WTKR-TV3: Birdsong Tablet Helps Seniors Stay Connected

As older adults nationwide grapple with social distancing and isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of curated entertainment experiences and user-friendly video communications tools are being made available for free through the web version of the Birdsong Tablet. WTKR-TV3 highlights this public service initiative and how it brings joy through social connections for seniors and their families.

WHRV-Radio: The Birdsong Web App featured on "HearSay" with Cathy Lewis

HearSay Host Cathy Lewis talks with Westminster-Canterbury President and CEO Ben Unkle and resident, Emily Harkins Filer, about how the free Birdsong Tablet Web App (www.birdsongtablet.com) helps seniors and their families stay connected and entertained during COVID-19 pandemic.

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A huge thank you to all the Westminster-Canterbury staff for all that they are doing for us during these challenging times! Special thank you to Catering for their off-campus pickups for us! Vera Jean Russell, Resident

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