Moving during COVID

Moving during COVID

They’re so glad they didn’t wait to move into WCBR  The pandemic has interrupted all sorts of aspects of our lives in America, and around the world. But it shouldn’t interfere with anyone’s retirement plans – if those plans involve moving to Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. That’s what several new residents at WCBR decided …

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Strength Training Increases Overall Health in Seniors

Strength Training Increases Overall Health in Seniors

When seniors participate in fitness programs that include strength training, they benefit by much more than a trimmer waistline. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strength training helps increase overall health in older adults, by reducing the symptoms of many chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, obesity and back …

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AVP Seal tells you WCBR is in top tier for solvency

There are many reasons to choose Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. The accommodations are everything anyone could want, the food is out of this world, you have fascinating neighbors, the setting is gorgeous and the staff is second-to-none. An another important evaluation component: To know the community is on solid financial ground. You’ll know that …

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Five top trends in retirement communities

Five top trends in retirement communities

Just as they’ve shaped society for their entire lives, baby boomers are changing retirement, too. The boomers are an active generation, and they plan to stay that way. They expect more from a retirement community. At Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge (WCBR), we understand their needs and expectations. We’re responding by keeping up with, and …

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Dr. William Petri speaks on COVID-19

We had a rare opportunity on Thursday to learn about the coronavirus from a leading expert – Dr. William Petri, the Wade Hampton Frost Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Virginia Department of Medicine. Dr. Petri spoke for about 30 minutes and then took questions by phone and email for another half-hour. Dr. Petri …

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Welcome to WCBR Blog/News

Welcome to WCBR Blog/News

Did you ever wonder what goes into planning the five-star meals  at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge? Are you curious about the cultural and culinary attractions offered in Charlottesville, including award-winning wineries, live theater and, of course, the University of Virginia? This is where you’ll find out about those topics and more. Welcome to the WCBR …

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