Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge is pleased to offer complimentary virtual events. Below is an archive of our previous presentations.

Medical Care at WCBR

Dr. Murray
Medical Director at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.


Exploring Senior Living Options

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager, Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge and special guest, Dr. Murray, Medical Director at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.

Join us for this one-hour presentation.

  • What options do you have for senior living?
  • What can they provide to you?
  • What don’t they provide to you?
  • What do they cost?
  • Making a plan.
  • Learning about WCBR – who we are and what we offer.

Exploring WCBR

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,
Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Join us for this one-hour presentation featuring current residents as they share their experience.

  • WCBR’s History and Affiliations
  • 20-year Plan
  • Overview of Campus and Amenities
  • Cost
  • Timing of Your Move
  • Compass Club

Exploring the Timeline - Moving to WCBR

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,

Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Now that you’ve found the perfect retirement community, what are the next steps? What is the process and how long does it take? What are all of the requirements?

  • What is Compass Club – How does it work to select a residence?
  • Reserving a Residence
  • Medical & Financial Applications
  • Renovations – Process Updates
  • Becoming a Resident – Closing & Moving

Cure the Clutter with Next Chapter Solutions & Abundance Organizing

Speakers: Genevive Baer and Tay Strauss Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVA

Join us as we welcome Katie Hamann of Next Chapter Solutions and Mindy Godding of Abundance Organizing. Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the stuff in your house? Do you and your family members see eye-to-eye when it comes to organization and clutter? Is the idea of downsizing daunting to you? If you have found yourself thinking: Why is this so hard?, Where do I start?, or What do I DO with all of this stuff? then this program is for you! Join us for this one hour discussion. We will be discussing:

  • Dispel common myths about decluttering and explore why it is so hard
  • Discuss tips to make downsizing easier
  • Explore what to do with ALL the stuff
  • Help you build a resource team to facilitate your transition
  • Discuss practical strategies for preparing for a move
  • Answer YOUR questions about downsizing and preparing to live at WCBR

Welcoming UVA OLLI Program Directors

Speakers: Genevive Baer and Tay Strauss Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVA

Join us for this one-hour presentation.

  • History of OLLI’s 20 years at UVA
  • Osher Lifelong Institutes Nationwide
  • Overview of OLLI Community
  • Courses & Events
  • OLLI’s Commitment to Excellence

Exploring Lifecare

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,
Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Join us for this one-hour presentation.

  • What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?
  • Types of Contracts
  • What is Lifecare and how does it differ from other financial options?
  • Using Long-term Care Insurance at a CCRC
  • How to Choose the Right Community for You

Exploring Luxury & Lifestyle

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,
Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Join us for this one-hour presentation where we will discuss the many opportunities WCBR residents enjoy and hear directly from a guest panel.

  • Fitness & Aquatics
  • Dining & Nutrition
  • Clubs, Social Groups & Committees
  • Outdoor Adventures & Travel
  • Culture & History
  • Life Long Learning
  • Volunteering

The Team Approach to Selling Your Home and Moving with Ease

Presenter:
Paula Johnson, REALTOR®
RE/MAX Commonwealth – Charlottesville & Richmond

Join us for this one-hour presentation.

  • Helping you plan and prepare your home for sale and move to WCBR with as little stress as possible
  • The real estate market and how it impacts the timing of your home sale and future move
  • The team you need to assemble to facilitate every aspect of your home sale
  • Checklists to assist in the preparation

About the WCBR Foundation

Speaker: Bethanie Constant, CFRE,
Vice President of Development at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge


Exploring Compass Club

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,
Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

Join us for this one-hour presentation. Learn about the extraordinary benefits of exclusive membership in Compass Club.

  • What is Compass Club and how to join
  • Member benefits
  • When to join
  • Selecting a residence
  • Does Compass Club guarantee admittance to a higher level of care?
  • Reasons to move now
  • What residents are saying about moving now

Monticello: Premier Retirement Living Within Reach

Speakers: John Coppi and Wendy Sager,
Marketing Representatives at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

The retirement you’ve been dreaming of can become a reality in one of our select Monticello apartments.

What we’ll cover:

  • Learn about Lifecare communities
  • Asset planning and protection
  • See how premier living is within reach
  • Monticello floor plan options

A Move Made Easy: A road map to your future lifestyle

Speakers: Kimberly McMahon
COO of Wayforth

Join us for this one-hour Zoom presentation for practical techniques and advice that will encourage, instill confidence, and make the idea of change less stressful so you can begin living the lifestyle of your dreams.

What we’ll cover:

  • Why people move to senior living communities—discover the surprise inside
  • How change can help you thrive
  • Steps to make your move simpler and less overwhelming and stressful
  • Floor planning—recreating spaces you love in a new home

Beyond resolutions: Downsize your clutter. Upsize your life.

Speakers: Kimberly McMahon
COO of Wayforth

2021 is our opportunity for a new day, new beginnings, new goals, and new life plans. Join us for a refreshing conversation about downsizing and turning the corner to a happier, healthier new year:

  • Identify the type of clutter you may have in your home
  • Top Downsizing Tips broken down into stages, making the whole process easier
  • Solutions for the items you no longer love, want or need
  • Health and Safety protocols in a Covid world