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Westminster of Lake Ridge Celebrates 20th Anniversary

 Nearly 400 people came out for the celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5th Westminster at Lake Ridge, a non-profit continuing care non-profit community recently gained a new Executive Director, Libby Bush She began her new role Sept. 30. “I’ve known and admired this community from a distance, so I’m delighted to be joining the Westminster Ingleside family,” said Bush, whose mother was president …

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Westminster at Lake Ridge Names Executive Director

Contributed by Westminster at Lake Ridge As Westminster at Lake Ridge prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this Saturday, the continuing care retirement community today named Libby Bush as Executive Director. She begins her new role Sept. 30. With more than 20 years of experience in the senior-living industry, Bush comes from Westminster Canterbury in Richmond. As a Vice President for 12 …

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Centenarian Leads Lake Ridge Team at Senior Olympics

Contributed by Westminster at Lake Ridge At 103, Doris Woodring leads 13 other residents and staff from Westminster at Lake Ridge at the 2013 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Sept. 7-19 in Northern Virginia. Ms. Woodring competes in three events—Scrabble, Dominoes and Wii Bowling. “I never thought I’d be an Olympian being over 100 years old,” Woodring says. “I’m probably …

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Planning for the Unplanned

How to Prepare for Life Challenges By Helena Tavares Kennedy, Contributing Writer There are so many “what-if ” scenarios we play through our minds. What if I lose my job? What if I become disabled? What if I die and my family can no longer count on my income? Here’s a better question to ask: Am I prepared for these …

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Potomac Nationals Trainer Living at Westminster at Lake Ridge

Lake Ridge, VA, July 29—Eric Montague, athletic trainer for the Potomac Nationals minor league baseball team in Woodbridge, calls Westminster at Lake Ridge the “Nicest place I’ve ever stayed in.” That’s a high compliment from someone entering his 16th season as a trainer for minor league baseball teams from Houston to New York. “It’s been really great living here,” says …

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Families Discover a Way to Create Plenty of Holiday Memories, Without All the Fuss

Most of us think of going to mom and dad’s home for the holidays, but one local retirement community is the preferred holiday destination for some rather large families. Holiday traditions strengthen family ties like no other. Much family lore is shared and fond memories are made, while breaking bread together around the holiday table. Four generations of one family, …

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Home & Hearth – Multi Generational Living

By Denise Smith of FA Design Build The resurgence of multi-generational living is transforming the remodeling industry. Aging Baby Boomers, a stagnant housing market and the recent economic downturn have contributed to a growing number of parents, adult children and their children all living together under one roof. Many of these families decide to create a permanent and private area within their existing home to accommodate …

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