Local News

There’s a lot that happens week in and week out at Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury, so we’re glad to share our latest news with you here. In addition to our articles below, check out Westbury World – a monthly newsletter created by residents and staff reporting on our events, guest speakers and special activities – and Our Community Connection – a bi-annual publication that showcases the ways the support and advocacy given to SVWC impact our friends and neighbors.

February, 2024

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

New Administrator Joins SVWC

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February, 2024

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

History of SVWC 2023 Edition is Now Available

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The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

Tailoring Your Diet for a Healthy Senior Lifestyle

Discover essential nutrition tips tailored for seniors to promote longevity, manage existing health conditions, and boost overall vitality. A well-balanced diet at Westminster Canterbury is your key to a vibrant senior living experience.

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Elevated Senior Living in Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley, with its breathtaking natural beauty, serves as the picturesque backdrop for Westminster Canterbury, a senior living community that redefines excellence in senior living. Here, residents discover a lifestyle that harmoniously blends the tranquility of nature with the richness of a vibrant community.

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Explore Westminster Canterbury in Shenandoah Valley: Your Gateway to Idyllic Senior Living

Nestled amidst the picturesque vistas of the Shenandoah Valley, Westminster Canterbury stands as a beacon for those seeking an unparalleled senior living experience. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, relish the panoramic views, and find the peaceful retreat you've been yearning for.

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June 5, 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

Forbes Magazine Names Winchester, VA, in Top 25 Places to Retire

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April 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

Myths About Retirement Communities

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April 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

New Offering Beginning in April...

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March 7, 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

Great Decisions 2023 Program

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February, 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

Sculpture for the Soul Exhibit - Open to the Public

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January 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

New Foundation and Marketing Director on Board

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January, 2023

The latest news from Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury

January Series Returns for Sixth Year...

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COVID-19 Info

On February 1, 2023, SVWC reopened to the public for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. As of late August, due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases on campus, we strongly encourage everyone to wear a surgical or KN-95 mask.  When visiting in the Assisted Living or Healthcare neighborhoods, please limit your visit to the resident’s apartment. 

SVWC is required to change visitation processes, at times, according to county/city positivity rates. Our mission is for residents to live their lives fully, and we must provide a quality living environment in which safety is paramount.

Please know that our decision-making is based on what we feel is best for residents while following guidance from the U.S. Center For Disease Control (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Our on-campus visitation practices are dependent on circumstances beyond our control, with our best efforts put forth to communicate as quickly as possible.

If you have any questions about visiting our campus, please call 540-665-0156 for further clarification.

For additional information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please refer to the U.S. Center For Disease Control (CDC) website at the following link: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html or the Virginia Department of Health:  https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/.

February 2024

Westbury World:

Celebrating the New Year

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January 2024

Westbury World:

Christmas Variety Show

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December 2023

Westbury World:

Gabriel's Message

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November 2023

Westbury World:

From a Vision to Reality

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October 2023

Westbury World:

Resident and Board Social Resumes

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September 2023

Westbury World:

Annual Service Awards and Recognition Celebration

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August 2023

Westbury World:

A Pause That Refreshed

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July 2023

Westbury World:

SVWC's Longest Serving Staff

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June 2023

Westbury World:

Board of Trustees Holds Annual Meeting

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May 2023

Westbury World:

Magical Interactive Technology

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April 2023

Westbury World:

Town Hall Focuses on The Villas and Budget

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March 2023

Westbury World:

The Next Steps...

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February 2023

Westbury World:

Some Enchanted Evening, SVWC Style

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January 2023

Westbury World:

Looking Ahead...

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December 2022

Westbury World:

A Productive JAM Session

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November 2022

Westbury World:

SVWC Wins Major Community Award

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October 2022

Westbury World:

Dining Services Testing Robot Technology

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September 2022

Westbury World:

Farley: An Appreciation

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August 2022

Westbury World:

Exciting Changes Ahead for Goff Pond

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July 2022

Westbury World:

Westbury World’s 25th Anniversary

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June 2022

Westbury World:

A Day to Remember

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May 2022

Westbury World:

Making Ukrainian Easter Eggs

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April 2022

Westbury World:

Villa Project Approved

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March 2022

Westbury World:

Summary of Strategic Planning Retreat

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February 2022

Westbury World:

SVWC Volunteers Playing Key Role in Refugee Resettlement

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January 2022

Westbury World:

SVWC Earns CARF Accreditation

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December 2021

Westbury World:

Highly Successful Clothing Drive for Afghan Refugees

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November 2021

Westbury World:

A Lot to be Thankful For

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October 2021

Westbury World:

A Time of Total Teamwork

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September 2021

Westbury World:

SVWC Mandates Vaccinations

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August 2021

Westbury World:

Happy Hour is Almost Here Again

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July 2021

Westbury World:

Key Organizational Changes Announced

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June 2021

Westbury World:

The Moore Trail: A Symbol of Teamwork

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May 2021

Westbury World:

New Board of Trustees Members Elected

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April 2021

Westbury World:

Slowly Moving Back to Normal

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March 2021

Westbury World:

Snow Crew Comes Through Again

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February 2021

Westbury World:

Campus-wide Vaccinations Held

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January 2021

Westbury World:

Vaccine Arrives at SVWC

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December 2020

Westbury World:

Music for Masks Contest a Showcase of Creativity

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November 2020

Westbury World:

An Unusual Welcome for Cottage Newcomers

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October 2020

Westbury World:

Employee Talent Show Telethon Sets Financial Record

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September 2020

Westbury World:

SVWC’s Fitness Center: More Important Than Ever

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August 2020

Westbury World:

Coronavirus Creativity

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July 2020

Westbury World:

The Adventure of Campus-grown Vegetables

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June 2020

Westbury World:

SVWC Stages a Very Special Event

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May 2020

Westbury World:

Villa Project Moving Along

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April 2020

Westbury World:

Coping with the Virus

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March 2020

Westbury World:

Getting to Know the CEO

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Winter 2022

Our Community Connection:

Meet the new Foundation and Marketing Director

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Summer 2022

Our Community Connection:

SVWC Celebrates 35 Years!

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Winter 2022

Our Community Connection:

CARF Accreditation, Staff Appreciation, and Health Care Grants

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Fall 2021

Our Community Connection:

Helen Abrahamsen Employee Scholarships

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Spring 2021

Our Community Connection:

Horticulture Therapy Program

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WINTER 2021

Our Community Connection:

Intergenerational Campaign

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February 2024

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

Friendship Never Melts Away…

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January 2024

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

A Christmas to Remember!

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November 2023

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

Harvest Happenings

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September 2023

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

Picture Perfect

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April 2023

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

Embracing New Discoveries

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March 2023

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

A Family of Friends

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January 2023

Blue Ridge Hall Newsletter

New Beginnings

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