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Considering a Retirement Community? The Where, When, Why, and How.

By Brian Tenney, Executive Director, Westminster at Lake Ridge When should someone start considering a move to a retirement community? Is there a right time? This is the million-dollar question with more than one correct answer. Many people focus so much on when that they may not take the time to consider the where, why and how. We find that all four …

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Ingleside at Home Personal Care Aide Certification

Next Generation University

Provided by Ingleside Retirement Commnities Ingleside at Home now offers a Personal Care Aide Certification course for individuals becoming senior care providers. Personal care assistants will be trained in-house with Ingleside Next Generation University programming. Ingleside values its caregivers and is determined to provide its clients with the best quality of at-home care. The Institute for Professional Care Education’s certification course is offered under …

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Tribute Awarded Best of Prince William County 2018: Senior Living

By Helena Tavares Kennedy Tribute at the Glen, an assisted living and memory care community, recently celebrated receiving the “Best of Prince William County 2018: Senior Living” award. Only one senior living community in all of Prince William County receives this award annually, according to Mark Frazier, Tribute’s Community Relations Director. This was Tribute at The Glen’s first year eligible, …

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Westminster at Lake Ridge Celebrates 25 Years of Community

By Helena Tavares Kennedy   Westminster at Lake Ridge is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and continues to offer wonderful opportunities for its immediate and surrounding community. Located near Occoquan, Westminster at Lake Ridge opened in 1993 as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). As part of the Ingleside family of not-for-profit CCRCs, they have shared a common mission …

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Senior Center Dedicates Garden in Honor of Past Member

Provided by Prince William County The newly dedicated Perpetual Memory Garden at the Manassas Senior Center has polished gray granite benches, a small rock garden and pavers forming a circular patio. During a recent ceremony, the garden was dedicated to the memory of Will Bennett, a longtime member of the Manassas Senior Center, who represented the Brentsville District on the …

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Tribute at the Glen Hosts Mother’s Day Tea to Honor Residents Who Are Mothers

By Helena Tavares Kennedy   In celebration of Mother’s Day, Tribute at the Glen hosted a Mother’s Day Tea Party on Friday, May 11 for their residents. The celebration included an afternoon filled with fun, family activities and of course, a delightful English afternoon tea. Entertainment was provided by jazz guitarist Eric Highsmith. Tribute’s residents enjoyed an afternoon of fun with …

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Tribute Pays Tribute to Volunteers for National Volunteer Week

By Helena Tavares Kennedy In celebration of National Volunteer Week and to honor Tribute’s volunteers, Tribute’s Director of Excitement, Meagan Cunningham, will host a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon for all of their volunteers on Saturday, April 21 at 12:00 noon. They will enjoy a special meal and leave with “thank you” gifts. Cunningham said, “I truly could not do my job efficiently …

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Thrive at Home is Sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Thrive at Home has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. at All Saints’ Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge. Thrive at Home provides comprehensive personal care and assistance to seniors living in the Northern Virginia region. They bring care and compassion to …

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Silver Sneakers Program Running in Gainesville

Provided by Snap Fitness Snap Fitness in Gainesville is now a participating member of the Silver Sneakers Fitness Program. The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is a free benefit of several Medicare health plans. The goal of the program is to provide an incentive for people 65 years of age and older to be more involved in their community in ways …

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Home Healthcare Entrepreneur Offers Basics on Eldercare

Provided by Kimberly Hartke A local home health care company is making it easier than ever to care for aging parents at home. And, one NIH study shows that the savings to Medicaid and Medicare can be as much as $1,591.00 a month for those ‘aging in place’ rather than going to a nursing home. The Ashburn-based I-CARE Home Health …

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