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WAVY TV-10: Westminster-Canterbury Celebrates Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccine

Westminster-Canterbury and its "Not Giving Away My Shot" Hamilton-themed vaccination day was featured in a piece by WAVY TV-10 News. Click Here to view the full story.

COVID Vaccine: Don't Throw Away Your Shot

Our team members share reasons why they are "Not Going to Throw Away Their Shot" when it comes to getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Washington Post Features WC's Hugging Wall

What a difference a hug can make! Enjoy reading Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak's column featuring Westminster-Canterbury's Hugging Wall.

Click here to read the full article. 

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.

 

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  • You can't cut off your life because of COVID. You have to be careful, but you need to keep living. Westminster-Canterbury makes it easier to do that. Dr. George Franklin, Resident
  • The key to a healthy retirement is to remain active.  The key to remaining active is to live at Westmnster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay! Dick Binford, Resident
  • The best decision I ever made was to move to Westminster! Joan Lottman, Resident
  • I have lived here for almost two years and I absolutely love it! Moving here is the best decision I ever made in my life! My children might not realize it now, but coming here is the best present I have ever given them. Beverly Griffin, Resident
  • 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
  • Thank you for everything you do everyday to keep us happy, healthy and safe!! No place I’d rather be!!️ Shirley Wharton, Resident
  • This is the best possible place for us to be. Brenda Leonhirth Ladell, Resident
  • Thanks for helping take great care of our parents. We miss seeing them, but glad you’re taking every precaution to ensure we’ll get that chance when this blows over! Karen Costenbader Bradley, Family Member of Resident
  • Stone Rehab went over 100% above and beyond expectations! Joan Lottman, Resident, Stone Rehab experience
  • Thanks to Ben Unkle, CEO of Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay for making this [www.birdsongtablet.com] technology available around the world! LeadingAge Virginia
  • The best decision I ever made was coming to WC 6 years ago. Everyone is very professional, they know their job & they do it well. I was healthy and independent 6 years ago when I moved here & now I'm experiencing episodes of back pain that Stone Rehab is helping me with. It's a marvelous place! Joan Lottman, Resident, Stone Rehab experience
  • It’s hard for me to believe that I have not been off campus for almost five months with the exception of three doctor’s visits. Yet, I am perfectly content. I have had the opportunity to leave since March, but continue to choose to stay here where I feel safer and my days can be filled with many of the activities you have provided. Connie Rutledge, Resident

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