And the Commonwealth Senior Living Awards Go To...
In February, we held our annual awards banquet for 2017 to honor our associates living our Core Values every day by providing our residents with the dignity, respect, and compassion they deserve. These individuals are truly making a difference in the lives of seniors by always going above and beyond the call of duty to […]
Living in the Heart of Virginia
We had so much fun welcoming the team from “Living in the Heart of Virginia” into our community at Stratford House a few weeks ago. They spoke with Chef Pete about Farm to Table dining and talked with us a bit about our philosophy. Watch the segment here. We also wanted to share the recipes […]
The Most Rewarding Career I’ve Ever Had
Commonwealth Senior Living at Radford‘s Dining Services Director is no stranger to the kitchen. Having worked in the restaurant business since the age of 16, Bobby has a wealth of experience preparing world-class meals at some of the best restaurants in Virginia. Last Fall, he was the winner of Commonwealth Senior Living’s 2nd Annual Taste […]
International Arts, Dining, and Culture Program Creates Lifelong Memories
Our signature Travel the World program returns in 2017 with even more opportunities for residents across our communities to explore the literature, art, cuisine, and cultures of different countries. Each month-long immersion program promotes socialization, creates new experiences, and offers amazing learning opportunities. We kicked things off in January with a visit to Italy! At […]
Exploring Your Life Kit
One of the most magical experiences in life is the chance to reminisce with friends and family. Memories are the tie that binds us and define who we are. During the aging process, we can have difficulty recalling details about specific events. Unfortunately, for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, memory loss […]
Recipe from Chef Tom: Healthy One Pot Meal
Chef Tom of Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield visited Virginia This Morning once again this month to talk about healthy eating and demonstrate a delicious recipe. Watch the full video and grab the recipe here. sign up for our newsletter
Virtual Dementia Opens Eyes in Williamsburg
Heather Bridges of The Virginia Gazette joined us last week as we hosted Virtual Dementia Tours for our families, team members and partners in care. It was a pleasure to share this experience with members of the fire department, home health agencies, and of course, our local news publication. We truly feel that experiencing virtual dementia […]
Home for the Holidays: How are Mom and Dad?
Our own Executive Director visited the Hampton Roads Show right after Thanksgiving to talk about signs our loved ones could use some extra help and how to start your research. Lack of food in the fridge or mostly frozen dinnersSoiled laundry piled upCleanliness of the home not within their normal comfort zoneLack of interest in […]
Recipe from Chef Jennifer: Mini Apple Pies
We were very proud to have Commonwealth Memory Care at Norfolk represented on the Hampton Roads Show late last month. Our own Chef Jennifer Sinnott demonstrated how to make mini apple pies using mason jar lids. On the show, she used store bought pie dough for the interest of time. Watch the clip here. We […]
Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at Front Royal
Watch a short video about life at Commonwealth Senior Living at Front Royal.
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